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First evidence of human-caused climate change melting the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

First evidence of human-caused climate change melting the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

A new study by U.S. and U.K. scientists finds that in addition to natural variations in winds that drive warmer water to the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, which last about a decade, there has been a longer-term change in the winds that can be linked with human activities.

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Artificial intelligence could yield more accurate breast cancer diagnoses

Artificial intelligence could yield more accurate breast cancer diagnoses

Researchers at UW and UCLA have developed an artificial intelligence system that could help pathologists read biopsies more accurately, and lead to better detection and diagnosis of breast cancer.

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Study shows gun shops can aid in preventing suicides

Study shows gun shops can aid in preventing suicides

Firearm retailers throughout Washington are willing to learn about suicide prevention but are reluctant to talk to customers about mental health issues, according to a new study by Forefront Suicide Prevention at the University of Washington.

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UW School of Oceanography researchers team up with satellites, robots and seals to explain mysterious holes in Antarctic sea ice

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