December 13, 2012
Arts Roundup: Medieval music and ‘Plastics Unwrapped’ at the Burke
Medieval chanting in Mary Gates Hall and a major new exhibit on plastics at the Burke Museum come to campus this week.
Massive shifts reshape the health landscape worldwide
Giving library pests the cold shoulder
UW librarians acted quickly to eliminate bedbugs in books last August.Library material preservation, University of Washington, UW Libraries
Dark Ages scourge enlightens modern struggle between man and microbes
Discoveries reported today help explain how the stealthy agent of Black Death avoids tripping a self-destruct mechanism inside germ-destroying cells.
December 12, 2012
Intracranial pressure monitoring for traumatic brain injury questioned
Researchers in United States and Latin America re-examine standard of care for severe head injury.
News Digest: Parties go green, share of Race to Top money, Honor: Anna Karlin, Early Entrance info session, Saturday classes for K-8 students and teachers
Going green at holiday parties || Dream Project named in $40 million federal Race to the Top grant || Anna Karlin new fellow || Early Entrance info session Jan. 10 || Registration opens Jan. 7 for Saturday classes for K-8 students, teachers
Award recognizes UW oceanographer’s talent for engaging public
The American Geophysical Union has presented its top prize for engaging the public in science to UW’s John Delaney.College of the Environment, John Delaney, Ocean Observatories Initiative, Oceanography, Regional Scale Nodes, School of Oceanography
December 11, 2012
Documents that Changed the World: ‘Robert’s Rules of Order’
Joe Janes of the UW Information School visits the arcane world of parliamentary procedure in the latest entry to his Documents that Changed the World podcast series.
December 10, 2012
Armbrust shares $35 million to investigate tiniest ocean regulators
Oceanographer Ginger Armbrust has received a multi-million dollar award to spend as she wishes on her research into ocean microbes and their role in regulating ocean environments and our atmosphere.Colllege of theEnvironment, earth sciences, Oceanography, School of Oecanography, Virginia Amrbrust
Do we live in a computer simulation? UW researchers say idea can be tested
A British philosopher once suggested the possibility that our universe might be a computer simulation run by our descendants. A team of physicists at UW has devised a potential test to see if the idea has merit.lattice, philosophy, physics, quantum energy
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