Mike Teodorescu, a University of Washington assistant professor in the Information School, proposes that private enterprise standards for fairer machine learning systems would inform governmental regulation.
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Researchers found that pregnant women who ate more ultraprocessed or fast foods, had a higher level of phthalates in their body, which was then passed on to their fetus.
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University of Washington researchers introduced the Thermal Earring, a wireless wearable that continuously monitors a user’s earlobe temperature.
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Despite similar symptom prevalence, Hispanic participants compared to non-Hispanic participants and BIPOC participants compared to white participants had more negative impacts following a COVID-19 infection in terms of health status, activity level...
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Using computers to design proteins allows researchers to make tunable hydrogels that can form both inside and outside of cells
New research led by the University of Washington demonstrates a new class of hydrogels that can form not just outside cells, but also inside of them. These hydrogels exhibited similar mechanical properties both inside and outside of cells, providing...
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In a clinical trial of people with kidney disease, a test drug significantly reduced albuminuria — albumin in urine, a sign of kidney damage — for 50% of participants. When the drug was paired with a standard-care medication, 70% of participants...
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University of Washington researchers found that people who live within 2 miles of an Amazon last-mile delivery station are exposed to more delivery-related air pollution despite ordering fewer packages.
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Robots in warehouses and even around our houses struggle to identify and pick up objects if they are too close together, or if a space is cluttered.
7-Feb-2024 8:05 PM EST
A team University of Washington researchers have published a guide explaining language models, the technology that underlies chatbots.
9-Jan-2024 1:05 PM EST
Women should talk with their doctors about their risk of ovarian cancer and the potential to remove fallopian tubes if they have a planned pelvic surgery, said UW Medicine OB-GYN Dr. Barbara Goff.
17-Nov-2023 7:05 PM EST
Katie Davis, a University of Washington associate professor in the Information School, discusses how generative AI might support learning, instead of detracting from it, if kids can keep their agency.
25-Sep-2023 12:05 PM EDT
A team including researchers at the University of Washington recently used new software to compare MRIs from 300 babies and discovered that myelin, a part of the brain’s so-called white matter, develops much slower after birth.
22-Sep-2023 1:05 PM EDT
Adrienne Russell, professor of communication at the University of Washington, examines in her new book how journalism, activism, corporations and Big Tech battle to influence the public about climate change.
11-Sep-2023 1:05 PM EDT
Jason Yip, a UW associate professor in the Information School, discusses how parents and schools can adapt to new technologies in ways that support children’s learning.
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