Researchers synthesize how climate change will affect the risk of wildfires in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and western Montana. The study also suggests how managers and individual landowners in different ecosystems can best prepare.
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New research by the University of Washington examines factors that contributed to decision-making by governors in all 50 states to combat the novel coronavirus.
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A multi-site clinical trial, led by the University of Washington School of Medicine in collaboration with New York University Grossman School of Medicine, aims to definitively determine whether hydroxychloroquine can prevent transmission in people...
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The nearly 20% of U.S. workers, or 28.2 million, in occupations where interacting with the public is important, but using a computer is not — such as in food service, retail, personal services and transportation operators — are especially...
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University of Washington researchers have launched the King County COVID-19 Community Study — or KC3S — to gather data through April 19 on how individuals and communities throughout King County are coping with the measures put in place to...
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A new study led by the University of Washington finds dramatic increases in the abundance of a worm that can be transmitted to humans who eat raw or undercooked seafood. Its 283-fold increase in abundance since the 1970s could have implications for...
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UW researchers watched 25 participants scroll through their Facebook or Twitter feeds while, unbeknownst to them, a Google Chrome extension randomly added debunked content on top of some of the real posts.
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University of Washington researchers have discovered that large predators play a key yet unexpected role in keeping smaller predators and deer in check. Their “fatal attraction” theory finds that smaller predators are drawn to the kill sites of...
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The WHO reported #measles cases have nearly tripled worldwide so far this year. Vaccines are the best defense, but who should get them?
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Stars and stories: University of Washington astronomer Emily Levesque gathering material for book on 'true tales of observational astronomy'
Emily Levesque, UW assistant professor of astronomy, and an increasingly well-known name in her field, is working on material for a new book for science-loving general readers, to be called "The Last Stargazers: True Tales of the Colorful and...
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Sarah Gimbel, a nurse epidemiologist and a U. Wash. global health prof., is an expert on Mozambique.
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