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Could WA politicians force Trump’s hand on tax returns? | Crosscut
A handful of lawmakers in Olympia is hoping the state will lead the charge in making tax returns a price of entry for the presidential contest, if not to stop the current president, then at least to prevent another candidate from flouting such norms in the future. Mark Smith, a political science professor at the UW, is quoted.
Smith.Mark  !UWitM  2019  regl  Crosscut  Department:Political.Science  College:Arts&Sciences  election  politics 
17 hours ago
Polar bear encounter reported in Arctic Village, many miles south of normal range | Alaska Public Media
A man in Arctic Village reports that in early January he encountered and shot a polar bear. That may be an unprecedented event in Arctic Village, which is over a hundred miles south of the Beaufort Sea coastline, far outside polar bears’ normal range. Eric Regehr, principal research scientist at the UW's Polar Science Center, is quoted.
Polar.Science.Center  !UWitM  2019  regl  Alaska.Public.Media  Regehr.Eric  College:Environment 
17 hours ago
Analysis: Garbage collection in Syria is crucial to fighting the Islamic State | The Conversation
"Just a few years ago, I was a diplomat working on the Turkish-Syrian border. My job was managing the U.S. government team responsible for delivering aid to Syrian towns and cities loyal to the Syrian opposition," writes Mark Ward, lecturer of international studies at the UW.
Ward.Mark  Jackson.School.International.Studies  !UWitM  2019  natl  The.Conversation  opinion.analysis 
17 hours ago
University of Washington building esports arena and lounge to tap into huge gaming movement | GeekWire
The University of Washington is adding another sport to its competitive landscape with the addition of the new Esports Arena & Gaming Lounge in the school’s Husky Union Building.
GeekWire  regl  !UWitM  2019  alumni 
17 hours ago
Low helmet usage reported among Seattle bike-share users doesn't necessarily mean more head injuries | seattlepi.com
Only 20 percent of Seattle-area bike-share riders wore helmets during a recent study of helmet use among cyclists by researchers at the University of Washington. Stephen J. Mooney, acting assistant professor of epidemiology at the UW, is quoted.
School:Public.Health  !UWitM  2019  regl  seattlepi.com  Department:Epidemiology  UW:Medicine 
17 hours ago
Helmet use at only 20 percent for Seattle bike share programs, UW study finds | KING 5
A study conducted at the University of Washington found only 20 percent of cyclists wear a helmet when using one of Seattle's bike sharing programs. Stephen J. Mooney, acting assistant professor of epidemiology at the UW, is quoted.
KING  regl  !UWitM  2019  Mooney.Stephen  School:Public.Health  Department:Epidemiology  UW:Medicine 
17 hours ago
Rental gear kit available for scientists responding to natural disasters | KOMO
The University of Washington is now home to, the first-of-its-kind in the world, equipment rental center geared toward scientists being deployed to natural disasters. Jeff Berman, professor of civil and environmental engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Berman.Jeffrey  College:Engineering  Department:Civil&Environmental.Engineering  !UWitM  2019  regl  KOMO 
17 hours ago
Esports gaming lounge set to open at University of Washington this spring | Esports Insider
The University of Washington has confirmed plans to add an Esports Arena & Gaming Lounge to its Husky Union Building. The project is due to open this spring.
eSports.Insider  !UWitM  2019  natl  HUB  alumni 
17 hours ago
Young trans children know who they are | The Atlantic
A new UW study shows that gender-nonconforming kids who go on to transition already have a strong sense of their true identity — one that differs from their assigned gender. Kristina Olson, associate professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Olson.Kristina  !UWitM  2019  natl  The.Atlantic  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  TransYouth.Project  transgender 
17 hours ago
12 innovations that will revolutionize the future of medicine | National Geographic
A smartphone app in development at the University of Washington could help diagnose pancreatic cancer by checking the whites of the eyes for signs of jaundice.
natl  2019  !UWitM  National.Geographic  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Department:Electrical.Engineering 
yesterday
Bike-share users infrequently use helmets | KOMO Radio
A new UW study found that people who use bike rentals use helmets less frequently than people that ride bikes that they own. Dr. Stephen J. Mooney, acting assistant professor of epidemiology at the UW, is interviewed.
radio  KOMO  regl  !UWitM  2019  Mooney.Stephen  Department:Epidemiology  School:Public.Health 
yesterday
This Ikea kitchen might teach industrial robots to be less dumb and more helpful | MIT Technology Review
NVIDIA's new robotics lab, which is located in the UW's CoMotion Labs, will see if robots can learn to fetch the ketchup, load the dishwasher, and — eventually — make a cake. Dieter Fox, director of the the new NVIDIA lab and a professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
College:Engineering  Allen.School  Fox.Dieter  MIT.Technology.Review  !UWitM  2019  natl 
yesterday
80 percent of people don't trust AI with money — how can we fix its image? | Forbes
Should we trust Artificial Intelligence? When it comes to our finances, only a fifth of us do. Pedro Domingos, professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Domingos.Pedro  Forbes  natl  !UWitM  2019  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Artificial.Intelligence 
yesterday
OSU study finds Cascade snowpack likely to diminish significantly in coming decades | The Oregonian
Researchers at Oregon State University and the UW have found that natural variability in the weather patterns of the Pacific Ocean have largely offset the effects of climate change on snow in the Cascades.
The.Oregonian  !UWitM  2019  regl  College:Environment 
yesterday
Spokane City Council approves new ordinances to develop affordable housing | KXLY
Spokane City Council unanimously approved a new set of housing ordinances Monday in hopes of creating more affordable housing and combating the city's housing shortage. A report from the UW's Runstad Department of Real Estate is referenced.
Department:Runstad.Real.Estate  !UWitM  2019  regl  KXLY 
yesterday
‘DeepSqueak’ AI decodes mice chatter | Seeker
UW researchers have created neural network technology to analyze and interpret rodent vocalizations. John Neumaier, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the UW, and Russell Marx and Kevin Coffey, researchers in Neumaier's lab, are quoted.
Seeker  !UWitM  2019  natl  Marx.Russell  Coffey.Kevin  Neumaier.John  Department:Psychiatry&Behavioral.Sciences  UW:Medicine 
yesterday
Heavy sweating that led to an unexpected diagnosis | CNN
A 60-year-old man struggled with unexplained sweating episodes for three years before doctors diagnosed him with temporal lobe seizures, according to a case study published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Dr. Christopher Ransom, a professor of neurology at UW, is quoted.
Ransom.Christopher  CNN  natl  !UWitM  2019  UW:Medicine  Department:Neurology 
yesterday
‘Viadoom': Time for the 'Seattle Squeeze' traffic hell | City Lab
By closing the Alaskan Way Viaduct, Seattle ushers in a period of short-term commuter pain for long-term waterfront redevelopment gain. Mark Hallenbeck, the director of the UW-based Washington State Transportation Center, is quoted.
Hallenbeck.Mark  !UWitM  2019  natl  City.Lab  transportation 
yesterday
Which affects health more — DNA code or ZIP code? | NBC News
Which matters more to your health — nature, or environment? A new study has started to answer that question in a comprehensive way and it shows the scale falls on the side of nurture over nature, at least for young adults. A 2013 study from the UW is referenced.
NBC.News  natl  !UWitM  2019 
yesterday
Washington’s greenhouse gas emissions spiked 6 percent in most recent tally | The Seattle Times
Washington legislators a decade ago wrote into law a plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by the year 2020. But the latest tally of the state’s emissions shows we’re trending in the wrong direction to meet that target and more aggressive emissions goals years ahead. Heidi Roop, a research scientist with the University of Washington’s Climate Impacts Group, is quoted.
Roop.Heidi  !UWitM  2019  regl  Seattle.Times  Climate.Change  Climate.Impacts.Group  College:Environment 
yesterday
Soil health: The next agricultural revolution | EcoWatch
"By adopting three practices — no-till farming, cover crops and diverse crop rotations — farmers worldwide can help preserve the world's soils, feed a growing global population, mitigate climate change and protect the environment," writes Ken Roseboro for EcoWatch. David Montgomery, professor of Earth and space sciences at the UW, is quoted.
EcoWatch  !UWitM  2019  natl  Montgomery.David  College:Environment  Department:Earth&Space.Sciences 
2 days ago
Scientists design new cancer-fighting protein | KIRO 7
UW scientists have created a cancer-fighting protein. David Baker, director of the Institute for Protein Design at the UW, is interviewed.
Baker.David  Institute.Protein.Design  UW:Medicine  !UWitM  2019  regl  video  KIRO 
2 days ago
What are corticosteroids? | Live Science
Corticosteroids are synthetic drugs that are used to treat a wide variety of disorders, including asthma, arthritis, skin conditions and autoimmune diseases. Information from the University of Washington orthopaedics and sports medicine department is referenced.
UW:Medicine  Live.Science  !UWitM  2019  natl  Department:Orthopaedics.Sports.Medicine 
2 days ago
A genetically modified houseplant could suck up dangerous indoor air pollution | CBC Radio
We have some good and bad news about the air in your home. The bad news is that it's polluted with gaseous carcinogenic chemicals. But the good news is that UW scientists have genetically modified a common houseplant that can suck up some of those indoor air pollutants. Stuart Strand, research professor in civil and environmental engineering at the UW, is quoted.
College:Engineering  Department:Civil&Environmental.Engineering  !UWitM  2019  CBC  natl  Strand.Stuart 
2 days ago
How virtual reality can help treat chronic pain | US News
Research suggests that VR can alleviate acute pain from burns, wounds, child birth, dental procedures and brief surgeries, says David Patterson, professor of medicine at the UW.
US.News  Patterson.David  UW:Medicine  !UWitM  2019  natl 
2 days ago
Ever wonder if your neighborhood is making you sick? Use this new tool to find out | KUOW
A new mapping tool can help you learn more about the state of environmental health, wherever you live in Washington. The map was created by a coalition of organizations, including the University of Washington.
KUOW  regl  !UWitM  2019  School:Public.Health  Department:Environmental&Occupational.Health.Sciences 
2 days ago
Can you get HPV from kissing? Sexual health experts address a common fear | Inverse
Sexual health experts will tell you that human papillomavirus, the most common sexually transmitted infection, isn’t generally something to worry about. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t ample myths circulating about the virus. Dr. Hunter Handsfield, professor emeritus of medicine at the UW, is quoted.
Handsfield.Hunter  !UWitM  2019  natl  UW:Medicine  Inverse  Division:Allergy.Infectious.Diseases 
2 days ago
Here's how presidents have fared in past government shutdowns | Time
The government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s border wall became the longest in U.S. history on Saturday, as it stretched into its 22nd day. John Wilkerson, director of the Center for American Politics and Public Policy at the UW, is quoted.
Wilkerson.John  Center.American.Politics.Public.Policy  !UWitM  2019  natl  TIME  Department:Political.Science  College:Arts&Sciences 
2 days ago
How the government shutdown could harm the future of American science | The Verge
The threat of weeks without pay could make federal jobs less appealing to a generation of young scientists. UW graduate students Elena Thomas (chemistry) and Taryn Black (Earth and space sciences) are quoted.
Thomas.Elena  students  !UWitM  2019  natl  The.Verge  Department:Chemistry  College:Arts&Sciences  College:Environment  Polar.Science.Center  Black.Taryn  Department:Earth&Space.Sciences 
2 days ago
Building a wall around the cloud: Why China will soon be a very important cloud computing market | GeekWire
Cloud computing was invented by American tech companies. By the end of the next decade, it might be the domain of Chinese tech companies. Debra Glassman, senior lecturer at the UW’s Foster School of Business, is quoted.
Foster.School.Business  Glassman.Debra  !UWitM  2019  regl  GeekWire 
2 days ago
How polluted is your neighborhood? This new tool will tell you | Crosscut
Areas of the Yakima Valley and South Seattle rank high in environmental hazards, according to the University of Washington's new mapping tool. 
Crosscut  regl  !UWitM  2019  School:Public.Health  Department:Environmental&Occupational.Health.Sciences 
2 days ago
Experimental 'Second Chance' app could detect early signs of drug overdose | CNET
Researchers at the University of Washington are working on a smartphone app that could summon help for a person exhibiting early signs of opioid overdose. The UW's Rajalakshmi Nandakumar, graduate student in computer science and engineering, and Dr. Jacob Sunshine, assistant professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine, are quoted.
CNET  !UWitM  2019  natl  College:Engineering  Allen.School  UW:Medicine  opioid.app  Nandakumar.Rajalakshmi  Sunshine.Jacob 
2 days ago
New Washington map shows why environmental health is a justice issue; see the risks in your area | The Seattle Times
"This new tool is impressive, the culmination of two years of work by the statewide environmental-justice coalition Front and Centered, state agencies and a research team led by University of Washington doctoral student Esther Min, along with guidance gleaned from community listening sessions around the state, including with tribes, farmworkers and the elderly, all of whom face greater health risks from pollution," writes columnist Tyrone Beason.
Seattle.Times  regl  !UWitM  2019  Min.Esther  School:Public.Health  students 
2 days ago
Earth's magnetic pole is wandering, lurching toward Siberia | Live Science
Earth's north magnetic pole is on the move, unpredictably lurching away from the Canadian Arctic and toward Siberia. Ronald Merrill, an emeritus professor of Earth and space sciences at the UW, is quoted.
Merrill.Ronald  College:Environment  Department:Earth&Space.Sciences  !UWitM  2019  Live.Science  natl 
2 days ago
How do solar panels work? | NBC News
Fifty years ago, solar panels were so expensive that they were used mainly for powering billion-dollar space probes, and that’s about it. Hugh Hillhouse, a professor of chemical engineering at the UW, is quoted.
NBC.News  !UWitM  2019  natl  Hillhouse.Hugh  College:Engineering  Department:Chemical.Engineering 
2 days ago
US university teaches students Inuktitut through funding prompted by Sputnik launch | CBC News
At least a dozen students who have passed through the University of Washington in the last decade have some fluency in Inuktitut, thanks in part to investments in language education prompted by the launch of Sputnik. Nadine Fabbi, managing director of the Canadian Studies program at the UW, is quoted.
CBC  !UWitM  2019  natl  Jackson.School.International.Studies  Fabbi.Nadine  Department:Canadian.Studies 
2 days ago
NVIDIA's new lab aims to develop robotic breakthroughs | Engadget
NVIDIA has opened a new lab in Seattle, and it's meant to serve as home for all its robotics projects. Over 50 research scientists and students from the University of Washington will work in the facility under the leadership of Dieter Fox, a computer science and engineering professor at the UW.
Fox.Dieter  College:Engineering  Allen.School  !UWitM  2019  natl 
2 days ago
Chipmaker Nvidia opens AI robotics lab near UW campus | Puget Sound Business Journal
Silicon Valley chipmaker Nvidia Corp. has opened a new artificial intelligence robotics research lab in the University of Washington’s CoMotion Lab. Nvidia Senior Director of Robotics Research Dieter Fox, who is also a UW professor of computer science and engineering, will head the 13,000 square-foot facility.
Puget.Sound.Business.Journal  !UWitM  2019  regl  Fox.Dieter  College:Engineering  Allen.School  CoMotion 
2 days ago
Here’s what’s cooking inside Nvidia’s robotics research lab in Seattle | GeekWire
When Nvidia, which has nearly 200 employees working at an engineering center in Redmond, laid plans to open a lab focusing on research in robotics and artificial intelligence, it set up shop in the same building that houses the UW’s CoMotion Labs. It also put Dieter Fox, a longtime computer science professor at UW, in charge of the operation as senior director of robotics research.
Fox.Dieter  GeekWire  regl  !UWitM  2019  CoMotion  College:Engineering  Allen.School 
2 days ago
Smart but nosy: Latest gadgets want to peer into our lives | The New York Times
This week's CES tech show in Las Vegas was a showcase for cameras that livestream the living room, bathroom mirrors that offer beauty tips and gizmos that track the heartbeats of unborn children. Franziska Roesner, assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, is quoted. [This AP story appeared in several outlets]
Roesner.Franziska  !UWitM  2019  natl  New.York.Times  AP  College:Engineering  Allen.School 
2 days ago
Is Peter Boghossian getting railroaded for his hoax? | New York Mag
Last fall, it was revealed that a trio of researchers had perpetrated what they viewed as a spiritual successor to the infamous 1996 Sokal hoax, in which the NYU physics professor Alan Sokal had a jargon-laden nonsense article accepted and published by a prestigious humanities journal. Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology at the UW, is quoted.
Bergstrom.Carl  !UWitM  2019  natl  New.York.Mag  Department:Biology  College:Arts&Sciences 
2 days ago
The big hangup: Why the future is not just your phone | The Wall Street Journal
The once-revolutionary smartphone is losing its power to amaze — and maybe its singular hold on our lives. Kai Lukoff, a doctoral student in human centered design and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Lukoff.Kai  Wall.Street.Journal  !UWitM  2019  natl  Human.Centered.Design&Engineering  College:Engineering 
2 days ago
Can an app fight opioid overdoses? | Science Friday
What if your smartphone could monitor your breathing, detect early signs of an overdose, and call for help in time to save your life? The UW's Rajalakshmi Nandakumar, graduate student in computer science and engineering, is interviewed.
Nandakumar.Rajalakshmi  !UWitM  2019  natl  Science.Friday  College:Engineering  Allen.School  UW:Medicine  opioid.app 
5 days ago
This smartphone app could detect in opioid overdose | KUOW
Kim Malcolm talks with Dr. Jacob Sunshine of the UW about the smartphone app "Second Chance," which measures respiration using inaudible sound waves and is designed to detect an opioid overdose.
Nandakumar.Rajalakshmi  Gollakota.Shyam  Sunshine.Jacob  !UWitM  2019  regl  KUOW  College:Engineering  Allen.School  UW:Medicine  opioid.app 
5 days ago
Sunny skies ahead, but double check your forecasts during government shutdown | KNKX
The persistent pattern of stormy weather that took out power to thousands of homes and businesses in the Northwest and restored our snowpack and water supplies in recent weeks is in the rearview mirror for now. Cliff Mass, professor of atmospheric sciences at the UW, is quoted.
weather  !UWitM  2019  regl  KNKX  wawx  Mass.Cliff  College:Environment  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences 
5 days ago
New map shows neighborhood health disparities | KUOW
Is your neighborhood making you sick? A new map, created in part by UW researchers, may have the answer.
KUOW  regl  radio  !UWitM  2019  School:Public.Health 
5 days ago
Supernova leftovers preserve evidence of a messy blow-up | GeekWire
In what sounds like a cosmic episode of “CSI,” sleuthing astronomers have figured out what touched off a stellar explosion 545 million light-years away, based on evidence left behind at the scene of the crime. UW astronomer Melissa Graham is quoted.
GeekWire  !UWitM  2019  regl  Graham.Melissa  College:Arts&Sciences  Department:Astronomy 
5 days ago
New app uses sonar to detect opioid overdoses | Scientific American
UW researchers have developed an app that can detect if someone is having an opioid overdose and can automatically call 9-1-1. The UW's Shyam Gollakota, associate professor of computer science and engineering, and Dr. Jacob Sunshine, assistant professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine, are quoted.
Gollakota.Shyam  Sunshine.Jacob  !UWitM  2019  natl  Scientific.American  College:Engineering  Allen.School  UW:Medicine  opioid.app 
5 days ago
New smartphone app can detect overdoses and call for help | The Verge
UW scientists have built an app that gives a smartphone the ability to detect an opioid overdose and alert others for help. The UW's Rajalakshmi Nandakumar, graduate student in computer science and engineering, and Dr. Jacob Sunshine, assistant professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine, are quoted.
Nandakumar.Rajalakshmi  !UWitM  2019  natl  The.Verge  opioid.app  Sunshine.Jacob  College:Engineering  Allen.School  UW:Medicine 
5 days ago
Sonar-sounding app may prevent opioid-overdose deaths | New Atlas
If opioid overdoses are detected early enough, a shot of the drug naloxone can be administered to save the person's life. An experimental new sonar-based app developed at the UW could help that to happen. Dr. Jacob Sunshine, assistant professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine, is quoted.
New.Atlas  !UWitM  2019  natl  opioid.app  College:Engineering  Allen.School  UW:Medicine  Sunshine.Jacob 
5 days ago
This app tracks breathing to identify opioid overdoses before they turn deadly | Smithsonian
Second Chance, a new app developed by researchers at the University of Washington, aims to help people who might be having an opioid overdose get the help they need. The UW's Rajalakshmi Nandakumar, graduate student in computer science and engineering, and Dr. Jacob Sunshine, assistant professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine, are quoted.
Smithsonian.Magazine  !UWitM  2019  natl  opioid.app  College:Engineering  Allen.School  UW:Medicine  Sunshine.Jacob  Nandakumar.Rajalakshmi 
5 days ago
Q13 Fox staffer fired after TV station airs altered Trump video | The Seattle Times
A staffer at local Fox affiliate Q13 has been fired after the station aired what appears to be a doctored video of President Donald Trump’s Tuesday night speech from the Oval Office. A UW research project from 2017 is referenced.
Seattle.Times  regl  !UWitM  2019  College:Engineering 
5 days ago
Bezos divorce highlights hidden challenge for company founders: keeping their marriages intact | GeekWire
If creating and running a successful business isn’t challenging enough for many entrepreneurs, it can be mind-boggling to think about what it takes to do that and maintain a healthy personal relationship. Pepper Schwartz, a professor of sociology at the UW, is quoted.
Schwartz.Pepper  !UWitM  2019  GeekWire  regl  College:Arts&Sciences  Department:Sociology 
5 days ago
A bat-like overdose monitor | Axios
A new app developed at the UW to detect opioid overdoses is featured in this roundup of futuristic tech from Axios.
Axios  opioid.app  !UWitM  2019  natl  College:Engineering  Allen.School  UW:Medicine 
5 days ago
UW Bothell studying how crows communicate with each other | Bothell-Kenmore Reporter
Douglas Wacker, professor of animal behavior at UW Bothell, and his students have been watching and gathering data on crows. They don’t have to travel far on their field trips. About 16,000 crows roost each night on the North Creek Wetland Restoration near the campus.
Wacker.Douglas  crows  !UWitM  2019  regl  Bothell.Reporter  UW:Bothell 
5 days ago
How online shopping snarls traffic on city streets | Curbed
This past holiday season, to the delight of retailers, saw shopping records broken left and right. That also means a record number of online deliveries. Barbara Ivanov, director of the Urban Freight Lab at the UW, is quoted.
Ivanov.Barbara  !UWitM  2019  Curbed  Urban.Freight.Lab  College:Engineering  natl 
5 days ago
Opioids app aims to lower response times for overdose victims | Axios
UW researchers have developed a phone app they say could reduce the number of opioid overdose deaths by using sonar to detect symptoms and urgently message family, friends or emergency responders. The UW's Shyam Gollakota, associate professor of computer science and engineering, and Dr. Jacob Sunshine, assistant professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine, are quoted.
Gollakota.Shyam  !UWitM  2019  natl  Axios  opioid.app  Sunshine.Jacob  UW:Medicine  Allen.School  College:Engineering 
5 days ago
'If you enter a camp, you never come out': inside China's war on Islam | The Guardian
In Hotan, China, documents show officials are expanding detention camps and increasing surveillance. Darren Byler, a lecturer of anthropology at the UW, is quoted.
Byler.Darren  !UWitM  2019  natl  The.Guardian  College:Arts&Sciences  Department:Anthropology 
5 days ago
Study: 97 percent of Seattle soda tax passed on to consumers | Associated Press
A new UW report estimates that nearly 100 percent of Seattle’s new tax on the distribution of sweetened beverages has been passed on to consumers through higher in-store prices.
AP  !UWitM  2019  natl  School:Public.Health 
6 days ago
App can detect drug overdoses using sonar | KUOW
A new app developed at the UW can sense if someone is having an opioid overdose by detecting changes in breathing patterns.
KUOW  regl  radio  !UWitM  2019  opioid.app  College:Engineering  Allen.School  UW:Medicine 
6 days ago
UW researchers create app to sense opioid overdose | Q13
A new app developed at the UW can detect if someone is having an opioid overdose.
Q13  !UWitM  2019  regl  video  opioid.app  UW:Medicine  Allen.School  College:Engineering 
6 days ago
App could detect overdose | KOIN
Researchers at the UW are working on a smartphone app that can detect if someone is having an opioid overdose.
KOIN  !UWitM  2019  regl  video  College:Engineering  Allen.School  UW:Medicine  opioid.app 
6 days ago
Drug overdose app | KNDO
A new app developed at the UW can detect opioid overdoses. Dr. Jacob Sunshine, assistant professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine, is quoted.
opioid.app  !UWitM  2019  regl  KNDO  Sunshine.Jacob  UW:Medicine  Allen.School  College:Engineering 
6 days ago
App can detect opioid overdose | FOX & Friends
Researchers at the UW have developed an app that can detect if someone is having an opioid overdose.
!UWitM  2019  Allen.School  College:Engineering  FOX  opioid.app  natl  UW:Medicine  video 
6 days ago
App detects opioid overdoses | KATU
A new app developed at the UW can detect if someone is having an opioid overdose.
KATU  video  !UWitM  2019  College:Engineering  Allen.School  UW:Medicine  regl  opioid.app 
6 days ago
Help for homeless college students | KING 5
Tacoma Housing Authority partnered with Koz Development to subsidize 52 units in a micro-apartment development Koz has built adjacent to UW Tacoma campus. UW Tacoma student Armen Papyan is interviewed.
UW:Tacoma  !UWitM  2019  regl  video  students  KING 
6 days ago
Soda tax briefing | KOMO 4
A Seattle City Council committee received a briefing from UW researchers studying the city's soda tax.
School:Public.Health  !UWitM  2019  regl  video  KOMO 
6 days ago
Study: Your dog's personality is rooted in its breed's DNA | KOMO 4
New research, which includes a UW scientist, sheds light on the genes of canines and how it relates to behavior.
Department:Psychology  !UWitM  2019  regl  KOMO  video  College:Arts&Sciences 
6 days ago
Here come the Dems — can one win the White House on climate? | E&E news
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee became the latest Democrat to announce his presidential plans, previewing a campaign built around climate action. The UW's Aseem Prakash, professor of political science, and Nives Dolšak, professor of marine and environmental affairs, are quoted.
Dolsak.Nives  !UWitM  2019  EE.News  Prakash.Aseem  College:Arts&Sciences  Center.Environmental.Politics  politics  election  natl  College:Environment  School:Marine&Environmental.Affairs 
6 days ago
Dog breeds really do have distinct personalities — and they’re rooted in DNA | Science
In the most comprehensive study of its kind to date, scientists have shown that distinct dog breed traits are actually rooted in the animal's genes. Noah Snyder-Mackler, assistant professor of psychology at the UW, is mentioned.
Snyder-Mackler.Noah  Science.Mag  !UWitM  2019  natl  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  genetics&dna 
6 days ago
Cancer deaths decline 27 percent over 25 years | The Wall Street Journal
Deaths from cancer dropped 27 percent over a quarter century, meaning an estimated 2.6 million fewer people died of the disease during that period, according to a new report from researchers at the American Cancer Society. Noel Weiss, professor of epidemiology at the UW, is quoted.
Wall.Street.Journal  !UWitM  2019  natl  Department:Epidemiology  School:Public.Health  Weiss.Noel 
6 days ago
Houseplants that clean your air of carcinogens | KUOW
How do you feel about GMOs? What about if they were a saving grace to your health? UW professor Stuart Strand teaches in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He's working on a plant that could filter out chloroform and other toxins in the home. [This is the third segment of this episode of "The Record]
regl  KUOW  !UWitM  2019  Strand.Stuart  Department:Civil&Environmental.Engineering  College:Engineering  GM.plants.air 
6 days ago
Why families break up | NPR
No one can hurt you like a loved one, and no one loves you like your family. What happens when the hurt makes you walk away, for good? Kristina Sharp, assistant professor of communication at the UW, is interviewed.
Sharp.Kristina  NPR  natl  !UWitM  2019  Department:Communications  College:Arts&Sciences 
6 days ago
UW app emits sonar from smartphone to detect opioid overdoses by monitoring breathing rate | GeekWire
Second Chance is a smartphone app that detects overdoses by tracking a person’s breathing rate through sonar. The app was developed by researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle. The UW's Shyam Gollakota, associate professor of computer science and engineering, and Dr. Jacob Sunshine, assistant professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine, are quoted.
Gollakota.Shyam  Sunshine.Jacob  GeekWire  regl  !UWitM  2019  College:Engineering  Allen.School  UW:Medicine  opioid.app 
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Analysis: Trump calls border a 'crisis of the soul': 3 scholars react to his Oval Office address | The Conversation
Three experts, including the UW's Michael Blake, a professor of public policy and governance and of philosophy, respond to President Donald Trump's Oval Office address on immigration.
The.Conversation  !UWitM  2019  opinion.analysis  natl  Blake.Michael  Evans.School  College:Arts&Sciences  Department:Philosophy 
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Bottle-fed infants are more likely to be left-handed | People
New research suggests that people are more likely to become left-handed or ambidextrous in adolescence and adulthood if they are fed from a bottle as an infant. Dr. Philippe Hujoel, professor of oral health sciences at the UW, is quoted.
People  !UWitM  2019  natl  School:Dentistry  Hujoel.Philippe 
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If the Seattle soda tax doesn't reduce consumption, should it be cut? | MyNorthwest.com
The Seattle soda tax has been a gusher of money for the city, like when you shake up a bottle and open it. Nearly $17 million was collected in the first nine months alone — 97 percent of the tax was passed on to consumers. UW research on the tax is referenced.
KIRO  regl  !UWitM  2019  School:Public.Health 
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Chance of developing stroke sometime during lifespan at 25 percent | Bloomberg
The probability of a person developing a stroke at some point during their remaining lifespan is seen at one in four globally on average, according to 2016 data from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. Dr. Gregory Roth, assistant professor of global health at the UW, is quoted.
Roth.Gregory  Institute.Health.Metrics&Evaluation  !UWitM  2019  Bloomberg  natl  Department:Global.Health 
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New apartments set aside for homeless UWT students | The News Tribune
On Tuesday, Tacoma Housing Authority, Koz Development, the University of Washington Tacoma and the Associated Students of UW Tacoma announced that 52 of the 104 studio units at Koz on Market would be offered at affordable rates for UW Tacoma students facing housing hardships.
TNT  regl  !UWitM  2019  students  UW:Tacoma 
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