People are turning to Instagram as a place where they can log food intake and healthy eating behaviors by posting photos of everything they eat - and being held accountable by followers for sticking to their goals, a new study finds.
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A new scientific discovery game called Mozak is allowing video gamers to significantly speed up reconstructing the intricate architecture of brain cells, a fundamental task in 21st century brain science. These citizen scientists have outperformed...
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Transgender people make up a small percentage of active-duty U.S. military personnel, but their experience in the service may yield long-term, positive effects on their mental health and quality of life.
A study from the University of Washington...
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Toward Greener Construction: UW Professor Leads Group Setting Benchmarks for Carbon Across Life of Buildings
The University of Washington-based Carbon Leadership Forum has published the results of its first benchmark study of embodied carbon, or the carbon emissions that occur when extracting, manufacturing and installing building materials.
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Improved human health is not a benefit of conservation ― at least when health is measured through the lens of infectious disease. That's the main finding of a paper published April 24 in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, which...
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Sociologists are mapping the complex web of monetary sanctions in the criminal justice system in 9 states. They document wide variation on the fine and fee amounts, the circumstances in which they're imposed, how and when courts allow people to pay...
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A study by the University of Washington’s Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences (I-LABS) shows the potential of synchronized movement in helping young children develop collaborative skills. The measured, synchronous movement of children on the...
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A set of curious researchers, state-of-the-art visual technology and a bit of good luck helped find a new fish whose tooth collection could put a shark to shame.
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What Could Washington State's Carbon Tax Proposal Mean for the Nation? University of Washington Expert Available to Comment
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University of Washington professor Sally Brown and collaborators have published the most extensive compilation to date explaining how to grow urban agriculture, and how doing so could save American cities.
19-Aug-2016 4:05 PM EDT
University of Washington psychologist Anthony Greenwald has adapted his Implicit Association Test on hidden biases to determine how strongly a football fan supports a certain team.
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Have a dog with noise phobias, especially fireworks? University of Washington psychologist explains three main ways to calm dogs' fears.
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