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Breaking Bottlenecks to the Electronic-Photonic Information Technology Revolution

Researchers at the University of Washington, working with researchers from the ETH-Zurich, Purdue University and Virginia Commonwealth University, have achieved an optical communications breakthrough that could revolutionize information technology....
23-Apr-2018 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Longer Trial Period Signals Product Quality as Does Price — New Research From the University of Washington-Bothell School of Business

How can a company that makes an excellent product — say, really effective software — communicate that quality to the consumer? One way is to set a respectably high price. Another way of "signaling" high quality is to offer a relatively long...
23-Apr-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Washington Professor's 'ArchitectureTalk' Podcast Explores Topics 'at the Edge of the Known'

Vikram Prakash of the University of Washington College of Built Environments says his weekly "ArchitectureTalk" podcast got its start, as many things do, from a student's idea.
19-Apr-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Achieve HD Video Streaming at 10,000 Times Lower Power

Engineers at the University of Washington have developed a new HD video streaming method that doesn’t need to be plugged in. Their prototype skips the power-hungry components and has something else, like a smartphone, process the video instead.
19-Apr-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Screen Reader Plus Keyboard Helps Blind, Low-Vision Users Browse Modern Webpage

By using a keyboard to provide tactile feedback along with a screen reader, users were three times more successful at navigating complex modern webpages, like an Airbnb booking site.
18-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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'Democracy in Exile' by University of Washington's Daniel Bessner, Explores Brain Drain From Germany in 1930s, Effect on U.S. Foreign Policy

As America's long military experience in Iraq has shown, it is good to have an exit policy — and prudent also to find ways to hold government policymakers accountable for their mistakes. Such themes arise in "Democracy in Exile: Hans Speier and...
17-Apr-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Peptide-Based Biogenic Dental Product May Cure Cavities

Researchers at the University of Washington have designed a convenient and natural product that uses proteins to rebuild tooth enamel and treat dental cavities.
12-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UW's Kristina Olson Wins NSF Waterman Award for Studies of 'How Children See Themselves and the World'

Kristina Olson, an associate professor of psychology at the University of Washington, has won the National Science Foundation's Alan T. Waterman Award, given to an outstanding scientist under age 40.
12-Apr-2018 1:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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