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Deaf infants more attuned to parent’s visual cues, study shows

Deaf infants more attuned to parent’s visual cues, study shows

A University of Washington-led study finds that Deaf infants exposed to American Sign Language are especially tuned to a parent’s eye gaze, itself a social connection between parent and child that is linked to early learning.

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Piranha fish swap old teeth for new simultaneously

Piranha fish swap old teeth for new simultaneously

A new study by a research team that included the University of Washington offers new evidence to support what scientists have long suspected about dogs: that some dog behaviors that help characterize breeds — a drive to chase, for example, or aggression toward strangers — are associated with distinct genetic differences among them.

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The Burke, unwrapped

The Burke, Washington’s oldest museum, opened the doors of its new home last weekend — visitors can explore a host of galleries and peer through the walls to see a natural history museum in action

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Recently, the #UWphototeam photographed college-bound scholars in DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology). The students work on coding responsive robots and produce short videos focused on disability activism and awareness during a week-long Summer Study program.

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