With a $2.5 million National Institutes of Health grant, researchers at the University of Washington will explore one of the most important questions related to a federal emergency policy change: whether those changes helped with another...
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A new study from Alan Griffith, assistant professor of economics at the University of Washington, shows that Seattle's democracy voucher program has increased the number of voters donating to city elections and the number of candidates in those...
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Researchers at the University of Washington found that people might not be 'addicted' to social media. Instead they get stuck in a state of dissociation, like what happens when you are reading a good book.
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A University of Washington study of adult smokers finds that those who switch to vaping some or all of the time may adopt other healthy behaviors.
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Cholesterol metabolism is responsible for an unusual "death spiral" that some octopus mothers undergo after laying their eggs. The research, published May 12 in Current Biology, reveals that steroid hormones play critical roles in metabolism,...
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Climate change and decades of fire suppression that have increased fuels are contributing to larger and more intense wildfires and, in order to improve forest health and reduce these explosive fires, prescribed and managed fire is necessary.
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According to a model created by University of Washington research professor James Anderson, a genetically predetermined limit on your immune system may be the key to why COVID-19 has such a devastating effect on the elderly.
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A planetary scientist worked with engineers to measure the physical limits of a liquid for salty water under high pressure. Results suggest where robotic missions should look for life on the ice-covered oceans of Jupiter’s moon Europa and...
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