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The headwaters for Puget Sound's famously rich waters lie far below the surface, in a submarine canyon that draws nutrient-rich water up from the deep ocean.
Over four decades ago, acid rain caused by industrial emissions was eradicating fish and dissolving stone monuments in the Eastern US. However, emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide, both of which cause acid rain, dropped significantly after the passing of the Clean Air Act of 1970.
It’s a guessing game parents like to ponder: What will my child look like when she grows up? A computer could now answer the question in less than a minute.
Secures Intellectual Property Rights SEATTLE, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oricula Therapeutics, LLC, a biotech company uniquely positioned to introduce medications to preserve hearing,
Twitter can be enormously helpful during an emergency, but it can be just as detrimental when misinformation is rapidly spread during a crisis.
University of Washington scientists have built the thinnest-known LED that can be used as a source of light energy in electronics.
The holy grail of planetary astronomy is the search for a potentially habitable planet, or even better, one that is shown to already contain life.
University of Washington computer scientists have built a low-cost gesture recognition system that runs without batteries and lets users control their electronic devices hidden from sight with simple hand movements.
A new study from an international group of scientists illuminates the process by which gas wafting from coniferous trees creates particles that can reflect sunlight or promote cloud formation.
The phrase, 'Eat your vitamins,' applies to marine animals just like humans. Many vitamins, including B-12, are elusive in the ocean environment.
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