University of Washington engineers have turned tissue paper – similar to toilet tissue – into a new kind of wearable sensor that can detect a pulse, a blink of an eye and other human movement. The sensor is light, flexible and inexpensive, with...
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In a paper published Feb. 9 in Science Advances, scientists at the University of Washington announced that they have successfully combined two different imaging methods — a type of lens designed for nanoscale interaction with lightwaves, along...
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A team of ecologists and economists is the first to test whether real-life ecological interactions produce economic benefits for the fishing industry. The results were published online Jan. 29 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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High-speed recordings of Egyptian fruit bats in flight show that instead of using a primitive form of echolocation, these animals actually use a technique recently developed by humans for surveillance and navigation.
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This first of three global-class U.S. academic research vessels has completed its midlife overhaul and is back on the water.
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University of Washington, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Team Up to Make the Materials of Tomorrow
The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Washington have announced the creation of the Northwest Institute for Materials Physics, Chemistry and Technology — or NW IMPACT — a joint research endeavor to power discoveries and...
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University of Washington researchers reconstructed prehistoric projectiles and points from ancient sites in what is now Alaska and studied the qualities that would make for a lethal hunting weapon. By examining and testing different projectile...
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The University of Washington's Dan Berger Discusses Excesses of Incarceration in New Book 'Rethinking the American Prison Movement'
Dan Berger of the University of Washington discusses his new book, "Rethinking the American Prison Movement." His co-author is Toussaint Losier of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
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Two University of Washington law professors have written a book on the familiar and lesser-known checks on presidential power.
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