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1 hr ago | Northwest Asian Weekly

Asian American chosen to navigate missile destroyer

Lt. J.G. Han Sol Yi is the Navigation Officer aboard the Norfolk-based guided-missile destroyer USS Cole .


Related Topix: Asian-American, Norfolk, VA, US Military, US Navy

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Medical News Today

Could a dissolvable, drug-loaded tampon protect against HIV?

Women could soon benefit from faster protection against HIV, according to researchers from the University of Washington.


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Redmond Reporter

Redmond High graduate will provide health care to Nepalese residents in 2015

This began a path that has led her to study alternative medicine in college and become a licensed acupuncturist and East Asian medicine practitioner.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Acupuncture, Woodinville, WA, Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA

Business Journal

UW professor: Northwest is 'a potential climate refuge'

Cliff Mass, professor in the University of Washington Department of Atmospheric Sciences, theorizes that the Pacific Northwest will be a destination for climate refugees in the future in a post to his personal web site.


Local TV Station KTVZ

Predicting Northwest quakes just got tougher

Nearly forgotten research from decades ago complicates the task of quantifying earthquake hazards in the Pacific Northwest, according to a The report focuses on the Cascadia subduction zone - a giant active fault that slants eastward beneath the Pacific coast of southern British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, and northern California.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Tsunami, Geology, Science

Medical News Today

New study reveals how a potential HIV drug exacts its toll on viral populations

Fifteen years ago, MIT professor John Essigmann and colleagues from the University of Washington had a novel idea for an HIV drug.


Related Topix: Biology, Chemistry, University of Chicago, Immunology

Hispanic Business

Study Results from University of Washington in the Area of Biomedical ...

To remove fluorophore emission cross-talk in wide-field multispectral fluorescence molecular imaging, we evaluate three different solutions: image stitching, concurrent imaging with cross-talk ratio subtraction algorithm, and frame-sequential imaging."


Wed Jul 30, 2014

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."


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology

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.


Related Topix: Ronald, WA, King County, WA

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

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.


Related Topix: Weather

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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Cornell University


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.


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

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.


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

UW student in Gaza: 'Today was bloodiest'

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


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Kids, Family