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1 hr ago | Hispanic Business

New Salmonella Findings from University of Washington Discussed...

Antibody-functionalized magnetic nanoparticle clusters were magnetically immobilized on the surfaces of a 3D-printed cylindrical microchannel."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology

5 hrs ago | Madison Park Times

Leschi's Ronald House gains landmark status

The owner of the Judge James T. Ronald House in Leschi has gained landmark designation for the home through the city's Preservation Board.

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Related Topix: Ronald, WA, King County, WA

9 hrs ago | Bothell Reporter

University of Washington Bothell ranked best in state by Money magazine

The University of Washington Bothell has been ranked No. 1 in the state of Washington in terms of value and quality, according to a new study by Money magazine.

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Related Topix: University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, WA, University of Washington Tacoma

11 hrs ago | Science Daily

Blood sugar levels closely linked to how our brains respond to the sight of food, twin study finds

Our brain's response to the sight of food appears to be driven more by how low our blood sugar level is at the moment than our upbringing or genetics.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

11 hrs ago | Journal of the San Juans

Climate change: weather forecast

How will climate change affect weather in the San Juans and across the region today, and in the years beyond? It's up for debate.

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Related Topix: Weather

11 hrs ago | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Eyes are on local beaches as scientists study sea star die-off

When Rayna Holtz and Yvonne Kuperberg began monitoring a strip of west-side beach a few years ago, searching for dead sea birds as part of a citizen science project through the University of Washington, they soon realized they likely wouldn't find any dead birds.

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Related Topix: Vashon, WA, UC Santa Cruz, Oceanography, Science

15 hrs ago | LiveScience

Pick Up the Mop, Guys: Egalitarian Couples Do Have Good Sex

Sorry, men. Science no longer supports the notion that you should leave the dishes to your wife, if you want to keep the spark alive in the bedroom.

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Related Topix: Cornell University

15 hrs ago | FoodNavigator

How much fast food do children eat?

A custom algorithm developed by University of Washington researchers that breaks down fast food restaurants by segment and meal type finds that children get most of their fast food calories from burger restaurants, though just 14% of children's total calories come from the fast food category.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Fast Food, Science, Computer Science, Nutrition

17 hrs ago | Daily Kos

16' Swells in the Arctic Ocean thanks to Global Warming

Researchers have now measured swells of more than 16 feet in the Arctic's Beaufort Sea, just north of Alaska.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, US News, Liberal Political News

21 hrs ago | NWCN.com

UW student in Gaza: 'Today was bloodiest'

The sound of bombs and families crying continue in Gaza, as they have for 22 days.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KING-TV Seattle

New play spotlights Seattle civil rights leader Gordon Hirabayashi

The latest play to hit the stage at Seattle's ACT Theatre is based on the life of a University of Washington student who stood up to the U.S. government, defying orders to go to a World War II incarceration camp.

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Related Topix: Seattle, WA

Business Journal

Laser cameras, robots and deli meat measures: 5 UW startups to watch this year

From left, Governor Jay Inslee talks with University of Washington Provost Ana Mari Cauce and Univsersity of Washington President Michael Young at the 2014 UW Start-up celebration.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, US Governors, Jay Inslee, Inventions, Startup, WA

The Oregonian

Beaverton School District will expand Arts for Learning program to all schools

Something magical happened for fourth-graders involved in the Arts for Learning Lessons program in the Beaverton School District last year.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Kids, Family

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Blood sugar not genes rule appetite

Genetic effects are of little importance in switching on your appetite; rather it's all a matter of blood sugar levels, finds a US study.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

Marine News

Huge Waves Measured for First Time in Arctic Ocean

As the climate warms and sea ice retreats, the North is changing. An ice-covered expanse now has a season of increasingly open water which is predicted to extend across the whole Arctic Ocean before the middle of this century.

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Related Topix: Oceanography, Weather

Crosscut.com

Student Voices: Speaking out on the issues important to them

We like students. We appreciate their energy and idealism. We value their opinion and unique point of view.

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Business Journal

UW vs WSU showdown: UW emphasizes innovative medical school to Governor Inslee

Linden Rhoads, special adviser to the Vice Provost for Innovation at the University of Washington, talks about the 18 startups from the UW's C4C 2014 UW Start-up celebration.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Washington State University, Spokane, WA

HeraldNet

Whelpley gets newspaper endorsements in 21st District

Both The Herald and The Seattle Times have endorsed Democrat Scott Whelpley to replace retiring 21st District Democratic State Rep. Mary Helen Roberts.

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Related Topix: US News, Mukilteo, WA, Edmonds, WA, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US Senate, Democrat

BeverageDaily

What are the biggest contributors of added sugars to the US diet?

Added sugar from soda, energy and sports drinks accounts for a fairly modest 4.9% of total energy in the American diet While we tend to assume that fast food outlets contribute a disproportionate amount of added sugar to the US diet compared with store-bought groceries, new data shows that the reverse is actually true.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

KUOW-FM Seattle

Climate Change Means More Massive Wildfires Ahead, Gov. Inslee Says

This summer's wildfires in eastern Washington have cost the state more than $50 million, and Governor Jay Inslee said the state can expect even more expensive fires in years ahead.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Washington

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