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1 hr ago | The News Tribune

Seahawks vs. Raiders live chat

Gregg Bell joined The News Tribune in July 2014. Bell had been the director of writing for the University of Washington's athletic department for four years.


5 hrs ago | WBEZ-FM Chicago

Is it time for the 'Immigrant Diet'?

Douglas Cheok is a Chinese-Malaysian immigrant who cooks affordable East Asian meals by shopping at ethnic grocery stores and using traditional ingredients like garlic, ginger, green onions and tofu.


Related Topix: Supplement, Garlic, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, us Travel, Travel

7 hrs ago | Scientific American

Dollar Costs of Scientific Misconduct Smaller Than Feared

Misconduct is on the rise, but whether this is due to increasing dishonesty or better detection is hard to say.


7 hrs ago | Madison Park Times

Madison Park becomes - Julia's Farm' in new short film

Crew members rig up a camera on a car for a scene that was filmed in Madison Park.


Related Topix: Seattle University

7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

VA launches a more robusta version of GI Bill Comparison Tool

The Department of Veterans Affairs on Thursday updated its online GI Bill Comparison Tool with the goal of improving how former troops estimate their education benefits and explore programs across the country.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, University of Texas at Austin, Harvard University, Texas, Blog News

10 hrs ago | KOMO News

Oops! WSU academic planner features picture of UW campus

Officials at Washington State University are still trying to find out how a picture of the rival University of Washington campus ended up on the cover of the WSU student planner.


Related Topix: Washington State University

12 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Drug shows promise for subset of stage III colon cancer patients

A subset of patients with stage III colon cancer had improved survival rates when treated with irinotecan-based therapy, according to a new study in Gastroenterology , the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association.


Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health, Gastroenterology, Medicine, Carac, Efudex, Fluorouracil (generic), Adrucil, Fluorouracil (generic)

14 hrs ago | Creative Mac

Great Success with the Ice Bucket Challenge; Now United Patients Group Challenges the ALS Foundation

The ALS Associations Ice Bucket Challenge has been a viral phenomenon. Celebrities like Bill Gates and Oprah Winfreyplus millions of regular peoplehave dumped buckets of ice water over their heads to raise funds and awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis .


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Als, Marijuana, iPod touchiPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, Over, iPhone and iPad App, Drugs

18 hrs ago | CNet News

Developers, Academia Team Up on Manual for Secure Software Design

Google, Twitter, and Harvard University are cooperating with other businesses and schools to create a manual to help developers design more secure software.


Related Topix: Harvard University

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Business Journal

Former Paccar executive to be Port of Seattle's new CEO

A native of Tacoma, Fick has overseen international operations for various employers.


Related Topix: University of Puget Sound

Infrastructure USA

Building A Quake-Proof Bridge

A new, rocking, pre-tensioned concrete bridge support system has been developed by the University of Washington that reduces on-site construction time and minimizes earthquake damage.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake

Wireless Design & Development

New Smartphone App Can Detect Newborn Jaundice in Minutes

Newborn jaundice: It's one of the last things a parent wants to deal with, but it's unfortunately a common condition in babies less than a week old.


Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine, Science, Computer Science

BBC News

Landmark court cases deleted from net

Records of landmark US civil rights cases presided over by one of the country's most senior judges have been removed from the internet.


Related Topix: Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Sonia Sotomayor

MSDN Blogs

Summer Bridge students catch computing fever

Experts agree that the next wave of innovation in computing requires diversity in the research and development teams who will create it.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, North Carolina State University, Redmond, WA

Star of Mysore

Seven MYRA students selected for Study-Abroad Programme

Mysore, Aug. 27- Seven students of MYRA School of Business, Yelwal, have been selected to study one semester at Catolica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics in Portugal.


Related Topix: University of Washington Bothell

Laboratory Network .com

100-Gigabit Connectivity To Pacific Wave International Peering Exchange For ESnet

Today, Pacific Wave announced the completion of a 100-Gigabit connection for the Energy Sciences Network , the high-speed computer network serving US Department of Energy laboratories and scientific facilities.


Related Topix: Department of Energy, Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, Bell, CA, Science, Computer Science, University of Southern California

National Public Radio

Depressed Teens May Need Extra Support To Stick With Treatment

Say a pediatrician notices that one of her teenage patients is showing signs of depression.


Related Topix: Medicine, Depression, Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Wireless Design & Development

Atomically Seamless, Thinnest-Possible Semiconductor Junctions

Scientists have developed what they believe is the thinnest-possible semiconductor, a new class of nanoscale materials made in sheets only three atoms thick.


Related Topix: Physics, Science

The Stranger

Religious Fanatic Claims to Have Murdered Gay Men

WYATT Holding a photo of her 23-year-old son, Dwone Anderson-Young, at a Central District vigil.


Related Topix: King County, WA, Prison

The Daily Troll: UW Bothell a good deal. Weyerhaeuser moving north on ...

The University of Washington Bothell came in sixth best in the nation for offering students the most value for their money.


Related Topix: University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, WA, Washington, Pioneer Square (Seattle, WA)