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2015-04-20 12:33:41

Grant Will Provide Bridge Funding for Dr. Stanley C.

2015-04-15 08:42:05

New Gregoire Fellows program to provide professional and financial support to nine fall 2015 law students. SEATTLE, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Washington (UW)

titan dunes
2015-04-14 12:25:50

The Cassini-Huygens spacecraft has studied Titan for many years. But its tantalising discoveries about Saturn’s largest moon have led to new mysteries. One of those involves what seem to be wind-created sand dunes spotted by Cassini near the moon’s equator. These dunes are up to one hundred yards high, many miles in length, and point to the east. Climate simulations indicate that Titan’s near-surface winds, similar to Earth’s trade winds, blow toward the west. What’s going on?

women workplace
2015-04-13 20:50:55

A Google image search can turn up all manner of things, from last year’s meme to today’s headline and researchers at the University of Washington recently wanted to find out if search results for certain occupations affect our perceptions of women in the workplace.

2015-03-09 23:05:17

Enlearn’s Chief Scientist Will Talk About “Rapid, Radical Changes in Student Concept Mastery” And Explain How Generative Adaptation Can Transform School Outcomes Around the World

life on earth
2015-02-16 14:11:36

The ability to use atmospheric nitrogen to support more widespread life was thought to have appeared roughly 2 billion years ago. Now research from the University of Washington looking at some of the planet's oldest rocks finds evidence that 3.2 billion years ago, life was already pulling nitrogen out of the air and converting it into a form that could support larger communities.

2015-02-05 23:10:09

UW School of Nursing and Pharmacy research professors provide Seattle-area seniors with new tips and tools for healthy aging through dynamic movement, social interaction and intentional rest.

2015-02-02 08:30:18

Launched by BioMotiv, the University of California, San Francisco and the University of Washington CLEVELAND and SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE, Feb.

deep ice cores
2015-01-21 14:47:18

Braving the conditions of the South Pole, researchers from the University of Washington and the University of California, Irvine are in the process of drilling the first-ever deep ice core from that region of Antarctica.

methane bubbles rising
2014-12-11 05:22:35

Ocean temperatures around the world are increasing and one consequence of those rising temperatures is the release of methane from the sea floor off the coast of Washington.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.