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January 31, 2013

Arts Roundup: Music, theater, art, lectures — and ‘Short Takes on Plastics’

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The drama “Burn This” continues, the School of Art has multiple events and the Kirkland Choral Society stops by for a visit.

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Cyclone did not cause 2012 record low for Arctic sea ice

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A huge Arctic cyclone in August was not responsible for the historic minimum seen soon after in Arctic sea-ice extent.

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January 29, 2013

More sex for married couples with traditional divisions of housework

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Married couples who divide chores in traditional ways have more sex than couples who share so-called men’s and women’s work.

News Digest: Explore global food law Feb. 8, Honor: Nina Isoherranen

Explore global food law at Feb. 8 UW conference || Nina Isoherranen honored for early-career achievement

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Pioneer of human values in technology design to give University Faculty Lecture

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Information School professor Batya Friedman will give the University Faculty Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7 in Room 130 of Kane Hall.

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University District Livability Partnership to unveil Commercial Revitalization Plan Jan. 31

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The public is invited to participate in the unveiling of the University District Livability Partnership’s Commercial Revitalization Plan Thursday, Jan. 31.

Beer’s bitter compounds could help brew new medicines

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A UW researcher has determined the precise configuration of substances derived from hops that give beer its distinctive flavor, a finding that could lead to important new pharmaceuticals.

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January 25, 2013

Kidney disease is diabetics’ deadliest threat

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January 24, 2013

Astronomy to go: UW readies new portable planetarium

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The University of Washington astronomy department is readying a traveling planetarium to take to schools for outreach — and collaboration — in Seattle and beyond. It may look like a carnival bouncy house or an inflatable igloo, but the portable planetarium is in fact an innovative tool for teaching and spreading interest in astronomy. The

Arts Roundup: Dance, art, music, historical photos — and undergraduates stage ‘Burn This’

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A new Henry Art Gallery exhibit, a classical pianist performs Nirvana and Radiohead and the visiting Compagnie Marie Chouinard continues the campus celebration of “The Rite of Spring.”

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