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Melting Snow Conundrum: Mild Climate Forests Vs. Open Sunny Areas
2013-11-14 06:44:21

Dense tree cover at the Cedar River Municipal Watershed allows little light to seep into the understory, yet research by University of Washington’s Susan Dickerson-Lange and colleagues suggests that these dense forests are capable of melting snow much faster than the open areas around the forest.

Normal Blood Sugar Regulation Is A Partnership Between Pancreas And Brain
2013-11-06 13:27:22

A growing body of evidence suggests that the brain plays a key role in glucose regulation and the development of type 2 diabetes

2013-10-31 23:00:44

Four small but crucial tools were involved in the $280 million dollar renovation of Husky Stadium for the University of Washington Football team; four OxBlue construction cameras – three static

2013-10-31 11:23:42

Physicians' disclosure of errors has been studied more in the past decade than ever before, spurring rationales and guidelines for acknowledging one's own mistakes with patients.

Kinect Technology Helps The Blind Learn Yoga
2013-10-18 04:40:26

A new software program that watches a user's movements and gives verbal feedback on what to change to accurately complete a yoga pose has been developed by a team of University of Washington computer scientists.

2013-10-15 23:26:20

The CDC actively discourage doctors from ordering routine herpes tests despite the University of Washington study proving 80% of those afflicted with herpes don't know it.

2013-10-15 21:04:49

Scientists at the University of Washington have used genetic engineering to identify a population of neurons that tell the brain to shut off appetite.

New Strategy Allows Cochlear Implant Users To Hear Music
2013-10-09 15:44:25

For many, music is a universal language that unites people when words cannot. But for those who use cochlear implants – technology that allows deaf and hard of hearing people to comprehend speech – hearing music remains extremely challenging.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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