New Book by University of Washington Historian Jordanna Bailkin Remembers Britain's 'Forgotten' 20th-Century Refugee Camps
In her book "Unsettled: Refugee Camps and the Making of Multicultural Britain," Bailkin offers warnings from a liberal democracy's recent past: The refugee camps were a prelude to today's detention centers. "The future of refuge in Britain is not...
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UW engineers developed a new machine-learning system that can help anesthesiologists predict the likelihood that a patient will experience low blood oxygen levels during surgery. This condition, called hypoxemia, can lead to serious consequences,...
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Engineers at the University of Washington have developed 3-D printed devices that can track and store their own use — without using batteries or electronics. Instead, this system uses a method called backscatter, through which a device can share...
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Polar bears gorged on whale carcasses to survive past warm periods, but strategy won't suffice as climate warms
A new study led by the University of Washington found that while dead whales are valuable sources of fat and protein for some polar bears, this resource will likely not be enough to sustain most bear populations in the future when the Arctic becomes...
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A new analysis that uses high-resolution data for 24 ocean regions in Africa, Europe, North and South America and Australasia shows that 14 percent of the overall seafloor shallower than 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) is trawled. It shows that the...
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A new study describes the earliest-known use of nutmeg as a food ingredient, found at an archaeological site in Indonesia.
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High CO2 Levels Cause Plants to Thicken Their Leaves, Which Could Worsen Climate Change Effects, Researchers Say
When levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere rise, most plants do something unusual: They thicken their leaves. Now two University of Washington scientists have shown that this reaction by plants will actually worsen climate change by making the...
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"Practice makes perfect" is age-old wisdom that applies to musicians, gamers, speakers — even fly fishermen. A new book by University of Washington professor Patrick Dobel argues that such thinking can also guide public leaders to manage their...
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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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