An atmospheric peculiarity the Earth shares with Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune is likely common to billions of planets, University of Washington astronomers have found, and knowing that may help in the search for potentially habitable worlds.
12/9/2013 6:00 PM EST
Fewer high school students across the U.S. started drinking alcohol, smoking cigarettes, committing crimes and engaging in violence before graduation when their towns used the Communities That Care prevention system during the teens' middle school...
12/5/2013 2:10 PM EST
Some song sparrows are more effusive than others in defending territory. New University of Washington findings show consistent individual differences not only for how aggressive individual song sparrows are but also for how much they use signals to...
11/27/2013 12:55 PM EST
Will we of the early 21th century be remembered for Internet memes like Grumpy Cat? "Going Viral," a new book by Karine Nahon and Jeff Hemsley of the UW Information School explores the nature of virality and impacts of virality.
12/3/2013 6:00 PM EST
New research indicates a phenomenon known as "quantum entanglement" might be intrinsically linked with wormholes, hypothetical features of space-time that could link one part of the universe with another.
12/3/2013 3:45 PM EST
Digital activism is usually nonviolent and tends to work best when social media tools are combined with street-level organization, according to new research from the University of Washington.
11/20/2013 7:20 PM EST
Research in recent years has suggested that young Americans might be less creative now than in decades past, even while their intelligence — as measured by IQ tests — continues to rise.
But new research from the University of Washington...
11/15/2013 12:00 PM EST
University of Washington researchers have found that tree cover actually causes snow to melt more quickly in warm, Mediterranean-type climates around the world. Alternatively, open, clear gaps in the forests tend to keep snow on the ground longer...
11/13/2013 1:55 PM EST
Have a dog with noise phobias, especially fireworks? University of Washington psychologist explains three main ways to calm dogs' fears.
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5/24/2013 2:00 PM EDT
Dennis Donovan, director of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute at the University of Washington, says that alcohol is a major issue around the holidays for both social drinkers and those recovering from alcoholism. He has advice for how to drink...
12/10/2012 12:40 PM EST
Axel Schweiger, Chair of UW's Polar Science Center, an Excellent Source for Writing About Melting Sea Ice
9/6/2012 9:00 AM EDT
6/22/2012 5:15 PM EDT
Sallie Sanford, University of Washington Law Professor / Adjunct Professor of Public Health, Available to Discuss SCOTUS Health Care Decision
6/22/2012 2:00 PM EDT
On the 20-year anniversary of the World Wide Web, a computer scientist has published a two-page commentary in the journal Nature that calls on the international academic and business communities to take a bolder approach when designing how people...
8/3/2011 1:00 PM EDT
These University of Washington experts are available for reporters to contact in the wake of the massive Japan earthquake of March 11 and resulting tsunami and nuclear crisis.
3/18/2011 3:45 PM EDT