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January 23, 2013

Greenland ice core shows Antarctica vulnerable to warming

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A UW scientist’s work aided a Greenland ice study that could indicate where Earth is headed with climate change.

Better outlook for dwindling black macaque population in Indonesia

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Hunting and habitat loss harm the critically endangered Sulawesi black macaque, but new research shows the population has stabilized in the past decade.

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January 22, 2013

Seized ivory could help UW biologist stop poachers

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Brain structure of infants predicts language skills at 1 year

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Researchers at UW’s Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences have found that the anatomy of certain brain areas – the hippocampus and cerebellum – can predict children’s language abilities at 1 year of age.

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January 18, 2013

Documents that changed the world: The fraudulent ‘Protocols of the Elders of Zion’

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Joe Janes investigates the 1900-era anti-Semitic manifesto “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion.”

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January 17, 2013

Arts Roundup: Exhibits, lectures, books on stage — and a dance collaboration

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A busy week in UW arts, including a dance concert and staging great novels with Book-It Repertory.

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News Digest: Reflection on Martin Luther King, Report to Stakeholders now online

Reflecting on Martin Luther King, Jr. and sacred songs || Financial, research, learning highlights part of Report to Stakeholders now online

Scientific families: Dynasty

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UW students envision designs for a school for girls in Afghanistan — with slide show

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The classroom challenge: Design a school for girls in Afghanistan that’s pleasant and safe, using available materials.

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Early signals warn of prolonged sports concussion symptoms

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Researchers found little correlation between loss of consciousness and duration of concussion symptoms.

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