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Reeling in the Remote

Sleek, torpedo-shaped Seagliders developed at the University of Washington can operate at sea for months at a time, navigating thousands of miles across powerful boundary currents and through eddies in the roughest of seas.

The Genes That Cause Autism

UW scientists contributed to two recent studies that are beginning to unlock the genetic underpinnings of autism. Read more.

Leading the Flu Response

When the new H1N1 virus emerged last spring, a professor at the UW School of Public Health was on the front lines. Read more.
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Tablets of Mystery

An ancient mystery, a modern-day academic debate, and state-of-the-art computer science—these are the elements of research by Rajesh Rao. Read more.