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February 19, 2013

Mutant champions save imperiled species from almost-certain extinction

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Species facing widespread and rapid environmental changes can sometimes evolve quickly enough to dodge the extinction bullet. UW scientists consider the genetic underpinnings of such evolutionary rescue.

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Three faculty members named Sloan Research Fellows

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Three faculty members named Sloan Research Fellows

UW study: Some TV can ease kids’ aggression

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February 18, 2013

Mussels cramped by environmental factors

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The fibrous threads helping mussels stay anchored are more prone to snap when ocean temperatures climb higher than normal.

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February 15, 2013

Flu researcher whose findings met U.S. biosecurity review to speak at UW

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

The review generated public debate on publishing legitimate biological science findings that could pose a threat to public health or national security,

Firing range lead exposure reduced with UW workplace health expertise

Environmental & Occupational Health

UW’s Field Research and Consultation Group in Environmental and Occupational Health assess ventilation systems and airborne lead levels in firing ranges, and offer advice on lowering exposure.

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Arts Roundup: Art, drama, dance — and McCabe, Larionoff celebrate Beethoven

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In arts this week, the School of Drama opens “Pentecost,” Robin McCabe and Maria Larionoff kick off their Beethoven Project, and the dance company Black Grace visits campus.

February 13, 2013

Digital learning

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Psychology in the real world: Public lecture series begins

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The eighth annual Allen L. Edwards Psychology Lecture Series will spotlight “The Science of Psychology in the Real World,” exploring psychological aspects of the natural world, adolescence and the law.

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UW scientist explains weird shiny thing on Mars

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