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Newswise: First book published on fishes of the Salish Sea

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First book published on fishes of the Salish Sea

University of Washington

The first book documenting all of the known species of fishes that live in the Salish Sea is now available.

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18-Jun-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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    18-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 714455

Study: Marijuana use increases, shifts away from illegal market

University of Washington

A new article published by researchers from University of Puget Sound and University of Washington reports that, based on analysis of public wastewater samples in at least one Western Washington population center.

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17-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 714360

People using third-party apps to analyze personal genetic data

University of Washington

The burgeoning field of personal genetics appeals to people who want to learn more about themselves, their family and their propensity for diseases. More and more consumers are using services like 23andMe to learn about their genetic blueprint.

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13-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 714322

The Wikipedia gender gap

University of Washington

Wikipedia is one of the most successful online communities in history, yet it struggles to attract and retain editors who are women — another example of the gender gap online.

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12-Jun-2019 6:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Behind the magic: Making moving photos a reality

Article ID: 714242

Behind the magic: Making moving photos a reality

University of Washington

UW researchers have figured out how to take a person from a 2D photo or a work of art and make them run, walk or jump out of the frame. The system also allows users to view the animation in three dimensions using augmented reality tools.

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11-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Mysterious Holes in Antarctic Sea Ice Explained by Years of Robotic Data
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    10-Jun-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 714128

Mysterious Holes in Antarctic Sea Ice Explained by Years of Robotic Data

University of Washington

Why did a giant hole appear in the sea ice off Antarctica in 2016 and 2017, after decades of more typical sea ice cover? Years of Southern Ocean data have explained the phenomenon, helping oceanographers to better predict these features and study their role in global ocean cycles.

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7-Jun-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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UW Professor Leads Students to Hidden History in a Small Tennessee Town

University of Washington

Founders Square was once the hub of its small eastern Tennessee community of Maryville, a block filled with, among other things, a taxi stand, church, bus depot, mechanic shop, and bank. Today it’s a parking lot — on Saturdays, a farmers market — its decades-old significance largely unknown to anyone other than longtime residents of Maryville.

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6-Jun-2019 2:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 714009

How early-life challenges affect how children focus, face the day

University of Washington

Experiences such as poverty, residential instability, or parental divorce or substance abuse, can affect executive function and lead to changes in a child’s brain chemistry, muting the effects of stress hormones, according to a new University of Washington study.

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5-Jun-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Early lives of Alaska sockeye salmon accelerating with climate change

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Early lives of Alaska sockeye salmon accelerating with climate change

University of Washington

An ample buffet of freshwater food, brought on by climate change, is altering the life history of one of the world's most important salmon species.

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4-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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