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UW-Led Scientists 'Closing the Gap' on Malaria in India

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The National Institutes of Health has renewed a major grant that funds a University of Washington-led research center to understand malaria in India.
20-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

To Connect Biology with Electronics, Be Rigid, Yet Flexible

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Scientists have measured a thin film made of a single type of conjugated polymer — a conducting plastic — as it interacted with ions and electrons. They show how there are rigid and non-rigid regions of the film, and that these regions could...
13-Jun-2017 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

'Documents that Changed the Way We Live': Podcast by UW's Joe Janes Now a Book

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A popular podcast by Joe Janes of the University of Washington Information School is now a book. "Documents that Changed the Way We Live" is being published this month by Rowman & Littlefield.
12-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Discover a 2-D Magnet

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A team led by the University of Washington and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has for the first time discovered magnetism in the 2-D world of monolayers, or materials that are formed by a single atomic layer.
6-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hiding in Plain Sight: New Species of Flying Squirrel Discovered

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A new study published May 30 in the Journal of Mammalogy describes a newly discovered third species of flying squirrel in North America — now known as Humboldt's flying squirrel. It inhabits the Pacific Coast region of North America, from southern...
6-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Catching the IMSI-Catchers: SeaGlass Brings Transparency to Cell Phone Surveillance

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University of Washington security researchers have developed a new system called SeaGlass to detect anomalies in the cellular landscape that can indicate where and when IMSI-catchers, cell site simulators, Stingrays and other cell phone surveillance...
2-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UW, UW Bothell Scientists Explain New Discovery in Gravitational Wave Astronomy

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The announcement that a third collision of black holes has been detected three billion light years away validates the work of hundreds of scientists, including teams at the University of Washington and UW Bothell.
2-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Launch Global Agenda to Curb Social and Human Rights Abuses in the Seafood Sector

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As the United Nations Oceans Conference convenes in New York, a new paper calls on marine scientists to focus on social issues such as human rights violations in the seafood industry.
2-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Cybersecurity War Needs More Talent Now, Says UW Bothell Cybersecurity Expert

15-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT

'Poor Writing Makes for Poor Science,' Says Author of 'the Chicago Guide to Communicating Science'

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17-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EDT

Expert on American Indian Law, Federal Lands and Water Rights

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9-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST

Asian Law Expert Available to Discuss Seizure of Drone by Chinese Warship

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16-Dec-2016 4:55 PM EST

What Could Washington State's Carbon Tax Proposal Mean for the Nation? University of Washington Expert Available to Comment

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7-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EST

Expert: University of Washington -- the Dangerous Implications of a Trump-Putin ‘Bromance’

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4-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EDT

From White House to Tacoma, WA, Urban Agriculture Is Growing

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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

How Strong of a Football Fan Are You? There's a Test for That

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.
24-Jan-2014 6:00 PM EST

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