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Mini-organs made by robots are a 'secret weapon' in fighting disease | Inverse
Around the world, scientists are creating mini-organs derived from stem cells — three-dimensional organoids grown in dishes that mimic some of the structure and function of real organs. Benjamin Freedman, assistant professor of medicine at the UW, is quoted.
Freedman.Benjamin  !UWitM  2018  natl  Inverse  UW:Medicine 
18 hours ago
Robots are making tiny human organs | Cosmos Magazine
At first thought, it sounds like something straight from a science-fiction dystopian novel. Right now, while you read this, robots are creating thousands of miniature human kidneys out of stem cells. Benjamin Freedman, assistant professor of medicine at the UW, is quoted.
Cosmos.Magazine  !UWitM  2018  natl  Freedman.Benjamin  UW:Medicine 
21 hours ago
Winning UW team builds canoes from concrete | KING 5
A team from the University of Washington is getting ready to compete in a national event that requires thousands of hours of preparation, practice, and planning. It's almost like a sport, but they are engineering students, trying to find inventive ways to design a canoe made mostly from concrete.
College:Engineering  !UWitM  2018  regl  KING  Department:Civil&Environmental.Engineering  students 
21 hours ago
UW researchers grow mini-organs using robots | KING 5
Researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine built what they are calling a “new secret weapon” to fight disease: a system to grow mini-organs from human stem cells. Benjamin Freedman, assistant professor of medicine at the UW, is quoted.
KING  !UWitM  2018  regl  UW:Medicine  Freedman.Benjamin 
21 hours ago
Experts: Motives hard to uncover | Boston Herald
Rampage shooters aiming to kill innocents at school or other public places are largely men, tend to hold a deep grievance and often have depression, narcissism or other psychological conditions. But a few similarities aside, experts say not one factor explains the motive or backstory for all mass shootings. Eric Madfis, associate professor of criminal justice at University of Washington Tacoma, is quoted.
UW:Tacoma  !UWitM  2018  Madfis.Eric  Boston.Herald  regl 
21 hours ago
Black students’ four-hour sit-in in 1968 led to big UW changes | The Seattle Times
Fifty years ago, black students at the University of Washington staged a sit-in to push the university to better serve its minority of students — a bold move that led to major changes at the school.
Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2018  regl  OMAD  protest  race 
21 hours ago
Modi meets Putin as India walks US-Russia tightrope | Al Jazeera
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi as part of an informal summit between the two countries. Daniel Chirot, professor of international studies at the UW, is quoted.
Chirot.Dan  !UWitM  2018  natl  Al.Jazeera  Jackson.School.International.Studies  College:Arts&Sciences 
21 hours ago
Four-day weeks bring smiles in rural schools — but will they work in big cities? | NBC News
Increasingly, school districts across the country are banking on the short week to save money and alleviate the worsening teacher shortage. Georgia Heyward, a research analyst at the UW Bothell-based Center for Reinventing Public Education, is quoted.
Heyward.Georgia  !UWitM  Center.Reinventing.Public.Education  UW:Bothell  natl  NBC.News  2018 
21 hours ago
Nvidia’s researchers teach a robot to perform simple tasks by observing a human | TechCrunch
Researchers are now thinking about how robots and humans can work in close proximity to humans and even learn from them. Dieter Fox, the senior director of robotics research at Nvidia and UW professor of computer science and engineering, is quoted.
Fox.Dieter  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Tech.Crunch  natl 
21 hours ago
Opinion | What Amazon owes Seattle's homeless is a matter of debate | The Hill
"The debate on Seattle’s homeless tax provokes an important question: What responsibility do companies have toward the communities in which they function?" write UW professors Nives Dolšak (marine and environmental affairs) and Aseem Prakash (Center for Environmental Politics).
Dolsak.Nives  Prakash.Aseem  Center.Environmental.Politics  School:Marine&Environmental.Affairs  College:Environment  College:Arts&Sciences  !UWitM  2018  opinion.analysis  The.Hill  natl  amazon  homelessness 
21 hours ago
Listen to ‘Dear Sugars’: Sex and aging — with Pepper Schwartz | The New York Times
When two women in their sixties start losing interest in sex, their sex-starved partners become increasingly frustrated. Both women blame old age for their waning libidos. But is their diminished sex drive because of age or something else? Pepper Schwartz, professor of sociology at the UW, is interviewed.
Schwartz.Pepper  !UWitM  2018  New.York.Times  natl  Department:Sociology  College:Arts&Sciences 
21 hours ago
Majority of gun-owning homes don't store firearms safely | KOMO Radio
A new study from the UW finds that 63 percent of homes don't store their firearms safely. Erin Morgan, a graduate student in epidemiology at the UW, is interviewed.
KOMO  radio  !UWitM  2018  regl  guns  suicide  School:Public.Health  Department:Epidemiology 
3 days ago
Many gun-owning households don't adhere to safe firearm storage | KOMO 4
Three out of five gun-owning households do not store their firearms safely, says a new UW study. Erin Morgan, a graduate student in epidemiology at the UW, is interviewed.
KOMO  video  !UWitM  2018  regl  Morgan.Erin  students  School:Public.Health  Department:Epidemiology 
3 days ago
Firearm safety and storage | Q13
A new study led by UW researchers shows that 63 percent of gun-owning homes do not store their firearms safely.
Q13  !UWitM  2018  regl  guns  suicide  School:Public.Health  Department:Epidemiology 
3 days ago
Mild springtime weather with intense but not unusual flooding in the region | KNKX
A rapid melt of mountain snowpack in eastern and central Washington is pushing some rivers to high levels not seen in decades. Cliff Mass, professor of atmospheric sciences at the UW, is quoted.
Mass.Cliff  !UWitM  2018  weather  wawx  KNKX  regl  College:Environment  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences 
3 days ago
UW students share culture at 22nd annual Khmer New Year Show | The International Examiner
The Khmer Student Association’s annual New Year Show at the UW boasted over 700 guests from all around the Seattle region who came to celebrate a night of Khmer culture through live performances of theatrical storytelling, traditional dances and cuisine.
International.Examiner  !UWitM  2018  students  regl 
3 days ago
Can King County win its lawsuit against big oil? | Seattle Weekly
On May 9, King County filed a suit against five major oil companies — Royal Dutch Shell, ExxonMobil, BP, Chevron, and ConocoPhillips — alleging that the corporations knew about the impacts of fossil fuels on climate change, but downplayed them to the public. Hugh Spitzer, professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Spitzer.Hugh  !UWitM  2018  regl  Seattle.Weekly  School:Law 
3 days ago
Pruitt’s own scientist appointees challenge EPA science restrictions | Inside Climate News
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt faces harsh criticism from members of the agency's Science Advisory Board — including from some he named to the panel himself — over his plan to restrict the types of scientific evidence the agency can use in writing EPA rules. Alison Cullen, professor of public policy and governance at the UW, is mentioned.
Cullen.Alison  !UWitM  2018  Evans.School  Inside.Climate.News  natl 
3 days ago
38 years later: What’s changed since the Mount St. Helens eruption? | Q13 FOX News
In the early spring of 1980, Mount St. Helens had a single seismograph monitoring earthquakes on the mountain. Steve Malone, professor emeritus of Earth and space sciences at the UW, is quoted.
Malone.Steve  !UWitM  2018  regl  Q13  earthquakes  volcanoes  Department:Earth&Space.Sciences  College:Environment 
3 days ago
Study: Majority of gun owners don't safely store firearms in Washington | KIRO
The majority of firearms in Washington state are not safely stored, according to a new study out of the University of Washington. Erin Morgan, a doctoral student in epidemiology at the UW, is quoted.
KIRO  !UWitM  2018  regl  School:Public.Health  Morgan.Erin  students  Department:Epidemiology 
3 days ago
Most guns not stored safely in Washington, UW study finds | KING 5
Researchers at the University of Washington found that 63 percent of gun-owning households don't unload and lock up their guns properly. Erin Morgan, a doctoral student in epidemiology at the UW, is interviewed.
KING  !UWitM  2018  regl  guns  School:Public.Health  Department:Epidemiology 
3 days ago
Only a third of Washington gun owners safely store their firearms | The Stranger
Most Washingtonians are not storing their guns locked and unloaded, according to new research from the University of Washington School of Public Health.
School:Public.Health  !UWitM  2018  regl  The.Stranger  suicide  Department:Epidemiology  guns 
3 days ago
Asteroid Institute fellows come with out-of-this-world credentials | GeekWire
A Silicon Valley institute focusing on the perils and prospects posed by near-Earth objects has chosen its first senior research fellows to work at the University of Washington.
DIRAC.Institute  !UWitM  2018  regl  GeekWire  Department:Astronomy 
3 days ago
UW study: Most homes in Washington with guns don’t store the firearms safely — fueling suicides | The Seattle Times
Of households with guns in Washington, almost two-thirds keep the firearms lying around, possibly loaded, instead of locking them in a secure place — a problem University of Washington researchers say is helping drive the state’s suicide epidemic. Erin Morgan, a graduate student in epidemiology at the UW, is quoted.
School:Public.Health  !UWitM  2018  regl  Seattle.Times  Department:Epidemiology  suicide 
3 days ago
STDs are on the rise in California | Men's Health
People have blamed dating apps for the rise of gonorrhea and syphilis. But there are a few sneakier factors at play here. Dr. Hunter Handsfield, professor emeritus of medicine at the UW, is quoted.
Mens.Health  !UWitM  2018  natl  Handsfield.Hunter  UW:Medicine 
3 days ago
Wireless 'RoboFly' looks like an insect, gets its power from lasers | Live Science
A new type of flying robot is so tiny and lightweight — it weighs about as much as a toothpick — it can perch on your finger. Sawyer Fuller, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Fuller.Sawyer  !UWitM  2018  natl  Live.Science  RoboFly  College:Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering 
3 days ago
Wrong axial tilt can freeze Earth-like planets even within the 'Goldilocks Zone' | International Business Times
A planet's tilt and orbital dynamics play just as important a role as distance from the star, says a new research carried out at the University of Washington.
International.Business.Times  !UWitM  2018  natl  Department:Astronomy  College:Arts&Sciences 
3 days ago
Researchers have finally managed to cut the cord on robotic flies | Mashable
Engineers at the University of Washington used laser beams instead of wires to power RoboFly's first take-off. 
Mashable  natl  !UWitM  2018  RoboFly  College:Engineering 
3 days ago
Hawaii's Kilauea is one of the world's most active volcanoes but less deadly than others | NBC News
Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano spewed ash 30,000 feet above the island on Thursday, but while it remains one of the most active volcanoes in the world, experts say the type of eruptions that are occurring in Hawaii now are inherently less deadly than some of the biggest in history. Steve Malone, an emeritus research professor of volcanology at the UW, is quoted.
Malone.Steve  Department:Earth&Space.Sciences  College:Environment  !UWitM  2018  natl  NBC.News  volcanoes 
3 days ago
Our tsunami warning system is faulty — can these scientists fix it? | NBC News
False alarms for tsunami warnings point to a major weakness in the system. Randy LeVeque, professor of applied mathematics at the UW, is quoted.
LeVeque.Randy  NBC.News  !UWitM  2018  natl  Department:Applied.Mathematics  College:Arts&Sciences 
3 days ago
Opinion | Paying the price for insulin | STAT
"The debate about drug costs can be hard to follow because it is both broad and deep," writes Dr. Irl Hirsch, professor of medicine at the UW.
Stat.News  !UWitM  2018  Hirsch.Irl  UW:Medicine  natl  opinion.analysis 
3 days ago
Paul Talbot | Data management platforms: Selecting the best DMP | Forbes
At some point, any meaningful examination of marketing strategy leads to a quantitative assessment of data... its sources, its quality, and its usefulness. Jonathan Zhang, assistant professor of marketing at the UW, is quoted.
Zhang.Jonathan  Foster.School.Business  !UWitM  2018  Forbes  natl 
3 days ago
See how this wireless flying robotic insect can take off and land | Forbes
Slightly more substantial than a wooden toothpick, engineers from the University of Washington have created a robot insect that can fly untethered. Sawyer Fuller, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Forbes  !UWitM  2018  natl  RoboFly  Fuller.Sawyer  College:Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering 
3 days ago
Tiny robot takes flight | FOX 12
Researchers at the University of Washington have developed RoboFly, a robot that is smaller than a toothpick and powered by a laser beam.
KPTV  !UWitM  2018  video  RoboFly  College:Engineering 
3 days ago
From canines to cure? | KIRO 7
After promising results on dogs, UW researchers have started clinical gene-replacement trials on children suffering from myotubular myopathy, a rare form of muscular dystrophy. The preliminary results are encouraging. Dr. Martin K. "Casey" Childers, a UW professor of rehabilitation medicine, is quoted.
UW:Medicine  !UWitM  2018  Childers.Casey  Department:Rehabilitation.Medicine  regl  video  KIRO 
3 days ago
Living green: Finish – don’t flush – your antibiotic tablets | Tri-City News
Better detection technology and higher rates of drug use are drawing attention to the potential environmental health impacts from the pharmaceutical contamination of water. A 2016 study by NOAA and the UW is referenced.
!UWitM  2018  regl 
3 days ago
A University of Washington professor is sharing the true stories of 'real black grandmothers' | Seattle Magazine
With the Real Black Grandmothers website, UW assistant professor of American ethnic studies LaShawnDa Pittman archives the experience of these vital members of the black community.
Pittman.LaShawnDa  !UWitM  2018  Department:American.Ethnic.Studies  College:Arts&Sciences  regl  Seattle.Magazine 
3 days ago
Opinion | Restorative justice works for perpetrators — and victims | The Seattle Times
"Restorative justice is an alternative response to violence, which better serves survivors, improves community safety and avoids overreliance on harmful systems of punishment," write Joanne Alcantara, Katherine Beckett and Martina Kartman. Beckett is a UW professor of sociology and of law, societies and justice.
opinion.analysis  !UWitM  2018  Department:Sociology  Beckett.Katherine  Law.Society&Justice.Program  regl  Seattle.Times 
3 days ago
After investigation into Seattle’s pension system, readers wonder: Why not just invest in index funds? | The Seattle Times
The Seattle Times Watchdog team answers reader questions after an investigation into past mismanagement problems with Seattle's pension fund. Justin Marlowe, a UW professor of finance, is quoted.
Seattle.Times  regl  Marlowe.Justin  Evans.School  !UWitM  2018 
3 days ago
Washington kids with special needs often denied right to learn in general classes | KING 5
A KING 5 investigation found that Washington schools exclude students with disabilities from general education settings more often than schools in nearly every other state in the country. That’s not supposed to happen under state and federal law. Ilene Schwartz, a UW professor of education, is quoted.
KING  !UWitM  2018  regl  College:Education  Schwartz.Ilene 
3 days ago
How a robot that grows mini-organs can help save real humans | GeekWire
A UW-led team of scientists has created a robotic system that could accelerate the production and use of organ tissues that don’t have to be cut out of an actual human, but are nevertheless suitable for research and drug discovery. Benjamin Freedman, a UW researcher in the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine and the Kidney Research Institute, is quoted.
GeekWire  UW:Medicine  Freedman.Benjamin  Institute.Stem.Cell.Regenerative.Medicine  Kidney.Research.Institute  !UWitM  2018  regl 
3 days ago
Penguin expert finalist for Indianapolis Prize | WTHR
Penguin conservationist Dee Boersma, a UW professor of biology and director of the Center for Penguins as Ocean Sentinels, is a finalist for the Indianapolis Prize.
WTHR  !UWitM  2018  Boersma.Dee  College:Arts&Sciences  Department:Biology  regl 
3 days ago
This lawsuit against a trendy makeup brand highlights how the web is broken for millions | Gizmodo
There has been a rise in federal and class-action lawsuits filed against companies for not maintaining accessible websites. Cynthia Bennett, a UW doctoral student in human centered design and engineering, is quoted.
Gizmodo  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  Human.Centered.Design&Engineering  students  Bennett.Cynthia  natl 
3 days ago
New study shows which apps are best for your kid | ParentMap
New research from the University of Washington shows that apps can be just as beneficial to growing minds as analog toys, if the apps are designed so they give adults and kids a chance to bond. Alexis Hiniker, a UW professor of human computer interaction in the Information School, is quoted.
Parent.Map  !UWitM  2018  regl  Hiniker.Alexis  Information.School 
3 days ago
Australia, NZ has highest rates of myeloma | Yahoo! News
Australia and New Zealand have the world's highest rates of multiple myeloma, a rare form of blood cancer that attacks the body's bone marrow. A 2016 study on multiple myeloma by UW researchers is referenced. [Note: This story originally appeared on Australian Associated Press]
Yahoo.News  !UWitM  2018  natl 
3 days ago
Hypnosis used to treat chronic back pain | Yahoo! News
An international study by researchers at the University of New South Wales, City University of Sao Paulo and the UW has shown hypnosis can help reduce the intensity of chronic lower-back pain when combined with the right education. [Note: This story originally appeared on Australian Associated Press]
Yahoo.News  !UWitM  2018  natl 
3 days ago
A Kilauea eruption like no other | Physics Today
The famously active Kilauea volcano in Hawaii typically erupts at existing fissures and triggers minor earthquakes. This latest event has no such limitations. George Bergantz, a UW professor of Earth and space sciences, is quoted.
Bergantz.George  !UWitM  2018  natl  Department:Earth&Space.Sciences  College:Environment  earthquakes  volcanoes 
3 days ago
Brrr! Earth-Like Alien Planets Could Experience 'Snowball States' | Space.com
Researchers at the University of Washington have found that the axial tilt and orbital dynamics of planets in the habitable zone around stars like ours can lead to "snowball states," which are essentially extreme ice ages that affect their habitability. UW astronomy professor Rory Barnes and former UW researcher Russell Deitrick are quoted.
Space  !UWitM  2018  Barnes.Rory  Department:Astronomy  College:Arts&Sciences  natl 
3 days ago
The connected fates of trees thousands of miles apart | Inside Science
A new study suggests that millions of falling trees can harm or help forests thousands of miles away through their impacts on climate and weather. Abigail Swann, a UW assistant professor of atmospheric sciences and biology, is quoted.
Inside.Science  !UWitM  2018  natl  Swann.Abigail  College:Environment  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences  Department:Biology  College:Arts&Sciences 
3 days ago
California tree loss could have implications for forests nationwide | EcoWatch
A team of researchers led by the University of Washington has found that forest loss on one side of the U.S. can have negative consequences for plants on the other coast. Abigail Swann, a UW assistant professor of atmospheric sciences and biology, is quoted.
EcoWatch  !UWitM  2018  natl  Swann.Abigail  College:Environment  College:Arts&Sciences  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences  Department:Biology 
3 days ago
Forest health on one coast can affect forests on the other coast | UPI
New research from the University of Washington suggests the loss of forests on one coast can affect forest health on the opposite coast. Abigail Swann, a UW assistant professor of atmospheric sciences and biology, is quoted.
UPI  !UWitM  2018  natl  Swann.Abigail  College:Environment  College:Arts&Sciences  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences  Department:Biology 
3 days ago
Can we build a brain? | NOVA Wonders
"NOVA Wonders" looks at how far we’ve come and where machines are headed as their software becomes ever more cerebral. Ali Farhadi, UW associate professor of computer science and engineering, and Pedro Domingos, UW professor of computer science and engineering, are interviewed.
PBS  !UWitM  2018  natl  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Domingos.Pedro  Farhadi.Ali 
3 days ago
Fluttering robotic insects could be coming to your neighborhood | Q13 FOX News
A team of engineers at the University of Washington has created an insect-sized robot that mimics real flies. Vikram Iyer, a UW doctoral student in electrical engineering, and Sawyer Fuller, a UW assistant professor of mechanical engineering, are quoted.
Q13  Allen.School  College:Engineering  Department:Electrical.Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  Fuller.Deborah  Iyer.Vikram  !UWitM  2018  regl 
3 days ago
Flying robot insect ditches wires, embraces freedom | Geek
Engineers at the University of Washington have developed RoboFly, a robot capable of independent flight. Sawyer Fuller, UW assistant professor of mechanical engineering, Vikram Iyer, a UW doctoral student in electrical engineering, and Shyam Gollakota, UW professor of computer science and engineering, are quoted.
Geek.com  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Department:Electrical.Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  RoboFly  Fuller.Deborah  Iyer.Vikram  Gollakota.Shyam 
3 days ago
Watch a laser-powered robotic fly take its first flight | Popular Mechanics
Engineers at the University of Washington have created a robotic fly that has taken its first independent flaps. Sawyer Fuller, UW assistant professor of mechanical engineering, Johannes James, a UW doctoral student in mechanical engineering, and Shyam Gollakota, UW professor of computer science and engineering, are quoted.
College:Engineering  Allen.School  Gollakota.Shyam  James.Johannes  Fuller.Sawyer  RoboFly  !UWitM  2018  natl  Popular.Mechanics  Department:Mechanical.Engineering 
3 days ago
Robotic insect finally flies wirelessly | Discover Magazine
A group of researchers from the University of Washington made the first wirelessly powered robotic insect. Vikram Iyer, a UW doctoral student in electrical engineering, is quoted.
Iyer.Vikram  Department:Electrical.Engineering  College:Engineering  !UWitM  2018  RoboFly  Discover.Magazine 
3 days ago
Seattle City Council passes head tax | KUOW
Jacob Vigdor, professor of public policy and governance at the UW, was a guest on KUOW's "The Record" to talk about the city's new "head tax."
KUOW  radio  regl  Evans.School  Vigdor.Jacob  !UWitM  2018  amazon 
4 days ago
UW develops robotic fly | KIRO 7
The University of Washington is developing technology that could help sniff out gas leaks or fly into tight spaces.
KIRO  video  RoboFly  !UWitM  2018  regl  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Department:Electrical.Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering 
4 days ago
Celebrating Mother's Day | KING 5
Celebrating Mother's Day is a time-honored tradition. but for families whose loved ones may be suffering from memory loss or dementia, the holiday can be a struggle. Karen Clay, a social worker with the UW Medicine Memory and Brain Wellness Center, is interviewed.
KING  regl  video  !UWitM  2018  Clay.Karen  UW:Medicine  Memory.Brain.Wellness.Center 
4 days ago
Newly discovered fossils on display | KOMO 4
Newly uncovered fossils from Antarctica will be on display at the Burke Museum. They were discovered by a museum curator and a UW graduate student.
Burke.Museum  students  !UWitM  2018  regl  video  KOMO 
4 days ago
Kaleidoscope: After the fire | Hood River News
The Eagle Creek Fire is the subject of the History Museum of Hood River County’s latest exhibit, entitled “FIRE: Eagle Creek 2018." Jerry Franklin, professor of environmental and forest sciences at the UW, is mentioned.
Hood.River.News  !UWitM  2018  regl  Franklin.Jerry  College:Environment  School:Environmental&Forest.Sciences 
5 days ago
How number crunchers could help crack the mystery of dark energy | GeekWire
Big data just might give astronomers a better grip on the answer to one of the biggest questions in physics: Exactly what’s behind the mysterious acceleration in the expansion rate of the universe, also known as dark energy? And that means the number crunchers at the University of Washington’s DIRAC Institute have their work cut out for them.
GeekWire  !UWitM  2018  regl  DIRAC.Institute  College:Arts&Sciences  Department:Astronomy 
5 days ago
Opinion | Google's lifelike new Duplex assistant highlights the potential dangers of unregulated artificial intelligence | NBC News
"We have mandatory labeling for GMOs, but we don’t yet have mandatory labeling for AI-generated voices, pictures and videos. This needs to change," writes Oren Etzioni, professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, and Carissa Schoenick of the Allen Institute for A.I.
Etzioni.Oren  College:Engineering  Allen.School  !UWitM  2018  natl  NBC.News  opinion.analysis 
5 days ago
Robotic insect takes flight powered by frickin' laser beams | Engadget
Researchers at the University of Washington have found a way to transmit power to a flying robotic insect (lovingly dubbed RoboFly) via laser, obviating the need for a separate power supply. Sawyer Fuller, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Fuller.Sawyer  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Engadget  Department:Electrical.Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  RoboFly  !UWitM  2018  natl 
5 days ago
Check out this tiny flying robot taking off for the first time | Silicon Republic
Researchers at the UW have developed a robotic fly that is powered by lasers. Vikram Iyer, a doctoral student in electrical engineering at the UW, and Shyam Gollakota, professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, are quoted.
Gollakota.Shyam  Iyer.Vikram  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Department:Electrical.Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  RoboFly  !UWitM  2018  natl  Silicon.Republic 
5 days ago
Laser-powered robot insect achieves lift off | IEEE Spectrum
At the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Brisbane, Australia, next week, roboticists from the UW will present RoboFly, a laser-powered insect-sized flapping wing robot that performs the first untethered flight of a robot at such a small scale.
IEEE  !UWitM  2018  natl  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Department:Electrical.Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  RoboFly 
5 days ago
RoboFly is first flying-insect micro-robot to go tetherless | New Atlas
Slightly heavier than a toothpick, RoboFly was designed by a team at the University of Washington. One member of that team, assistant professor Sawyer Fuller, was also part of the Harvard University team that first created RoboBee.
Fuller.Sawyer  !UWitM  2018  natl  New.Atlas  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  Department:Electrical.Engineering 
5 days ago
Robofly: Engineers unveil insect-sized flying robot | Sky News
Engineers from the UW have invented an insect-sized flying robot that is free from electric wires tethering it to the ground. Sawyer Fuller, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Fuller.Sawyer  !UWitM  2018  natl  Sky.News  College:Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  Department:Electrical.Engineering  RoboFly 
5 days ago
Black Mirror-like robotic insects, wireless and powered by lasers | CNET
Engineers at the University of Washington have made what they say is the first wireless flying robotic insect. Shyam Gollakota, an associate professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
CNET  !UWitM  2018  natl  College:Engineering  Gollakota.Shyam  Allen.School  Department:Electrical.Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  RoboFly 
5 days ago
10 things you don't know about yourself | Scientific American
You probably do not understand yourself as well as you think you do. Different research by UW psychologists Anthony Greenwald and Jonathon Brown is referenced.
Brown.Jonathan  Greenwald.Anthony  !UWitM  2018  natl  Scientific.American  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
6 days ago
This insect-sized flying robot is powered by lasers | WIRED
A new wireless robotic fly was developed at the UW. Sawyer Fuller, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Fuller.Sawyer  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  RoboFly  natl  WIRED 
6 days ago
The world’s lightest wireless flying machine lifts off | The Economist
Drones are getting ever smaller. The latest is the first insect-sized robot to take to the air without a tether delivering its power. Sawyer Fuller, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the UW, is mentioned.
College:Engineering  !UWitM  2018  Department:Mechanical.Engineering  RoboFly  Fuller.Sawyer 
6 days ago
UW professor on 'This Is America' music video | KING 5
Ralina Joseph, founder of the University of Washington's Center for Communication, Difference, and Equity, discusses the new music video from Childish Gambino, "This Is America."
KING  regl  !UWitM  2018  Joseph.Ralina  Center.Communication.Difference.Equity 
6 days ago
You've heard of a murder of crows — how about a crow funeral? | KQED
It’s a common sight in many parks and backyards: Crows squawking. But groups of the noisy black birds may not just be raising a fuss, scientists say. They might be holding a funeral. Kaeli Swift, a doctoral candidate at the UW’s Avian Conservation Laboratory, is quoted.
School:Environmental&Forest.Sciences  !UWitM  2018  College:Environment  KQED  regl 
6 days ago
Hawaii volcano could erupt just like Mount St. Helens in 2004 | KING 5
The concern about a much larger volcanic eruption in Hawaii is all about what happens when water collides with superheated rock. George Bergantz, professor of Earth and space sciences at the UW, is interviewed.
Bergantz.George  KING  !UWitM  2018  regl  volcanoes  College:Environment  Department:Earth&Space.Sciences 
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With world's worst air, Indian city struggles to track pollution | Reuters
In the world’s most polluted city, Kanpur in northern India, the biggest hospital is so overcrowded with patients with respiratory ailments that they are often bedded in the ophthalmology ward. Data from Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the UW are referenced.
Institute.Health.Metrics&Evaluation  !UWitM  2018  natl  Reuters  UW:Medicine 
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Can 'Fido' fetch the fountain of youth? | Health Day
Humanity's search for a fountain of youth stretches back centuries, but modern scientists hope new research in dogs might be barking up the right tree. Matt Kaeberlein, professor of pathology at the UW and one of the leaders of the Dog Aging Project, is quoted.
Kaeberlein.Matt  !UWitM  2018  Department:Pathology  Dog.Aging.Project  Health.News  natl  UW:Medicine 
6 days ago
Opinion | Prosper Act would devastate graduate education and scientific advancement | The Spokesman-Review
"A bill under serious consideration by the U.S. House of Representatives threatens the ability of college students to pursue a graduate education, and thus harms the future of scientific advancement in this country," writes Shua Sanchez, a physics doctoral student at the UW.
Spokesman.Review  opinion.analysis  !UWitM  2018  regl  students 
7 days ago
Being 'more nudgy': How UW is helping its students graduate in four years | KNKX
UW's four-year graduation rate has climbed to 66 percent compared with a national average of 41 percent for four-year public universities. Ed Taylor, UW’s vice provost and dean of undergraduate academic affairs, is interviewed.
students  KNKX  !UWitM  2018  regl  Taylor.Ed 
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