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3 hrs ago | KOMO News

University District hit with rash of burglaries

Seattle Police and University of Washington police are trying to catch the burglar or burglars who've broken into at least eight homes just north of the university's campus since early August.


Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA)

7 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Newborn jaundice detected in minutes by new smartphone app

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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Bainbridge Island

Final weekend for display of Intaglio prints at The Island Gallery

The Island Gallery presents Intaglio prints and paintings, recent works from Curt Labitzke, chairman of the printmaking program at the University of Washington School of Art, through Aug. 31. His work is influenced by his extensive travels and reflects a passion for the sensuous quality of Etruscan art, the beauty of the Renaissance, the poetic ... (more)


Related Topix: New York, Entertainment

Silicon Alley Insider

College Bookstore Accidentally Hands Out Back-To-School Planner With Rival School On Cover

Students at Washington State University did a double take when they were handed their free planners at their bookstore this week.


Related Topix: Washington State University

Bothell Reporter

YMCA summer campers help Bothell restoration efforts

Northshore YMCA summer Camp Teens have come one day each week to volunteer in North Creek Forest, from June 26 to Aug. 2. They have donated more than 600 hours of community service.


Related Topix: Bothell, WA, North Creek, WA, University of Washington Bothell

Silicon Alley Insider

Science Proves It: Koozies Keep Beer Colder

Climate scientists at the University of Washington have made a major discovery in the keeping-beer-cool department.


Weyerhaeuser move: A modern landmark's future in question

The architecture of the company's Federal Way headquarters has been admired from the start.


Related Topix: Federal Way, WA, Home Gardening, Home

Advances in the works for STDs

CDC's new estimates show that there are about 20 million new infections in the United States each year.Just this year new guidance from the CDC suggests the number of treatment-resistant infections to the once curable disease is on the rise.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cult of Mac Blog

How an iPhone app could diagnose jaundice in babies

The drive toward mobile health has seen more and more research into the possible medical applications of smartphones.


Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

Thu Aug 28, 2014

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.


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

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.


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

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


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

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)

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

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