Opinion | On Earth Day, let’s discuss a different kind of power problem | Crosscut
"We’re not solving climate change because women don’t have enough power," writes Barbara Clabots for Crosscut. The University of Washington's environmental science program is mentioned.
College:Environment  !UWitM  2018  regl  Crosscut  alumni 
17 hours ago
On Columbine anniversary, Seattle-area students keep up pressure for gun control | KUOW
Saying they want to keep up the pressure on elected officials to pass new gun control measures, Seattle-area students joined a national school walkout on the 19th anniversary of the shooting at Columbine High School. The College Republicans at the University of Washington convened a panel of legislators and commentators to discuss gun rights.
students  KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  guns 
17 hours ago
Colleges announce commencement speakers | Inside Higher Ed
Mary I. Yu, a justice of the Washington State Supreme Court, will be the UW Bothell's commencement speaker.
Inside.Higher.Ed  !UWitM  2018  natl  UW:Bothell 
18 hours ago
Certifying online journalists: A bad idea whose time has come? | GeekWire
In the battle against fake news, is it finally time to certify journalists? Caley Cook, journalism lecturer at the UW, is quoted.
Cook.Caley  !UWitM  2018  regl  GeekWire  Department:Communications  College:Arts&Sciences 
18 hours ago
'The Great White Hope' | C-SPAN
On Saturday, April 28, UW political science professor Christopher Parker will discuss his prediction of President Trump winning the 2016 election and the issues he says drove voters to vote for or against Donald Trump on C-SPAN.
Parker.Christopher  !UWitM  2018  CSPAN  Department:Political.Science  College:Arts&Sciences  natl 
18 hours ago
Researchers may have solved HD streaming's battery problem | Popular Mechanics
Researchers from the University of Washington have developed a new method to stream videos that uses up to 10,000 times less power than current method. Joshua Smith, UW professor of computer science and engineering and of electrical engineering, is quoted.
Popular.Mechanics  !UWitM  2018  natl  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Department:Electrical.Engineering 
18 hours ago
7 things you should know before getting an STD test | Men's Health
Men's Health interviews doctors, including Dr. Christine Johnston, associate professor of allergy and infectious diseases at the UW, about the process to get tested for STDs.
Mens.Health  !UWitM  2018  natl  Johnston.Christine  UW:Medicine  Division.Allergy.Infectious.Diseases 
18 hours ago
Smart glasses could stream video without killing your battery | Engadget
University of Washington researchers have crafted a video streaming method that consumes up to 10,000 times less power than traditional methods.
Engadget  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  Allen.School  natl 
18 hours ago
Which animal kills the most humans? | Gizmodo
Animals fatally maul, sting, trample, and chew about a million humans per year. David Barash, professor emeritus of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Barash.David  Department:Psychology  animals  !UWitM  2018  natl  Gizmodo  College:Arts&Sciences 
18 hours ago
Could sprinkling sand save the Arctic's shrinking sea ice? | The Guardian
A pilot project at a lake in northern Alaska is one of a number aiming to slow climate change with geoengineering — but some worry about unintended consequences. Cecilia Bitz, an Arctic sea ice expert at the UW, is quoted.
Bitz.Cecilia  !UWitM  2018  Arctic.sea.ice  The.Guardian  College:Environment  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences  natl 
18 hours ago
Infinitesimal odds: A scientist finds her child’s rare illness stems from the gene she studies | The New York Times
Soo-Kyung Lee had been studying the FOXG1 gene for years. Her research took on new meaning when she learned that her daughter, Yuna, had a rare defect on that gene. Dr. William Dobyns, professor of genetic medicine at the UW, is quoted.
Dobyns.William  UW:Medicine  Department:Pediatrics  genetics&dna  !UWitM  2018  natl  New.York.Times 
18 hours ago
Ethicists call for more scrutiny of ‘human-challenge’ trials | The New York Times
Members of a government ethics panel have renewed their criticisms of a controversial study in which volunteers are to be deliberately infected with the Zika virus. Seema Shah, associate professor of pediatric bioethics at the UW and chair of the panel, is quoted.
New.York.Times  !UWitM  2018  natl  Shah.Seema  UW:Medicine  Department:Pediatrics 
18 hours ago
After record rain, real spring warmth is on its way to Western Washington | KNKX
After nearly three weeks of wet weather that was making it look like this month might shape up to be one of the rainiest Aprils on record, sunshine is on its way to the Pacific Northwest. Cliff Mass, professor of atmospheric sciences at the UW, is quoted.
Mass.Cliff  weather  wawx  !UWitM  2018  regl  KNKX  College:Environment  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences 
3 days ago
Is this public service or public shaming? | KUOW
Caleb Banta-Green, senior research scientist at the University of Washington Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute, comments on a social media post by the Pierce County Sheriff's Office about someone being tased and arrested while allegedly being on drugs.
KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  Banta-Green.Caleb  Alcohol.Drug.Abuse.Institute  School:Public.Health  UW:Medicine 
3 days ago
New owner of the Tiki Apartments in Tacoma forcing residents to move | The News Tribune
The Tiki Apartments in Tacoma were purchased by the Seattle-based CWD Investments LLC earlier this month. On April 5, residents in all 58 units received a notice from Allied Residential, the third-party company that now manages the property. The notices indicated that residents in half of the units have until April 30 to vacate. Residents in the other half have until the end of May. Joe Lawless, the executive director at the UW Tacoma's Center for Leadership and Social Responsibility, is quoted.
Lawless.Joe  UW:Tacoma  !UWitM  2018  regl  TNT 
3 days ago
Diversity on display at tech conference minus 'tech bros' | The Christian Science Monitor
An alternative cybersecurity conference held this week in San Francisco was notable for its representation of women and minorities who are often absent at such events. Anna Lauren Hoffmann, assistant professor at the UW's Information School, is quoted.
Hoffman.Anna.Lauren  csmonitor  !UWitM  2018  natl  Information.School 
3 days ago
Amazon’s Jeff Wilke talks about AI ambitions, robots and Trump | Bloomberg
Donald Trump has hammered Amazon.com Inc.’s share price in recent weeks by trying to pick fights online with Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos. But the actual object of his Twitter onslaught is the domain of Jeff Wilke, Bezos’ right-hand man for most of the past 18 years. Oren Etzioni, professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
College:Engineering  Allen.School  !UWitM  2018  natl  Bloomberg  Etzioni.Oren 
3 days ago
US metropolitan areas with the worst air pollution | CNBC
Everyone has seen photos of the terrible smog in cities like Shanghai, China or New Delhi, India. But it turns out there are problems with air pollution in the U.S. too, especially if you live in California, according to the American Lung Association's 2018 State of the Air report. A UW study from November is referenced.
CNBC  !UWitM  2018  natl  Department:Psychology 
3 days ago
This video streaming breakthrough could lead to smart glasses you might actually want to wear | Gizmodo
Streaming video and data requires a lot of power, and that takes a tremendous toll on a tiny battery. But engineers at the University of Washington say they’ve found a way to stream hi-def video that uses 10,000 times less power than current technologies.
Gizmodo  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  Allen.School  natl 
3 days ago
Snap will be dying to get its hands on this new HD streaming technology | Silicon Republic
When you turn on the Periscope app and try to stream HD video, you know that your battery is going to drain rapidly, making it far from ideal when trying to shoot footage for more than a few minutes. However, a new breakthrough achieved by a team from the UW could be about to make this problem a thing of the past, to such a degree that it would seem almost impossible. Joshua Smith, UW professor of computer science and engineering, is quoted.
Smith.Joshua  College:Engineering  Allen.School  !UWitM  2018  Silicon.Republic  natl 
3 days ago
Grief for the planet is real, and students are feeling it | Everett Herald
College students worry. They worry about grades, education costs and future careers. UW Bothell faculty member Jennifer Atkinson knows they also worry — a lot — about planet Earth.
UW:Bothell  !UWitM  2018  regl  Atkinson.Jennifer  Everett.Herald  students  Climate.Change 
3 days ago
Tribes take Washington to Supreme Court over salmon-blocking culverts | KUOW
Kim Malcolm talks with University of Washington law professor Robert Anderson about a U.S. Supreme Court case involving Native American fishing rights in Washington state. At issue is whether Washington state should pay to fix culverts, which block the passage of salmon.
Anderson.Robert  School:Law  !UWitM  2018  regl  KUOW 
3 days ago
Technique to beam HD video with 99 percent less power could sharpen the eyes of smart homes | TechCrunch
A new technique developed by UW researchers enables HD video streaming at 10,000 times lower power, possibly making batteries unnecessary altogether. Shyam Gollakota, associate professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, is mentioned.
Gollakota.Shyam  !UWitM  2018  Tech.Crunch  College:Engineering  Allen.School  natl 
3 days ago
Self-driving cars, thinking machines will test limits of tort law | Forbes
Self-driving cars, machines that teach themselves how to operate and home digital assistants that can enter into legally binding contracts are all either on the market now or soon will be. So the next question is: Whom do you sue when they run amok? Ryan Calo, associate professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  !UWitM  2018  School:Law  Forbes  natl 
3 days ago
Seattle businesses send message to city council on taxes | KIRO
If there was one cohesive message from Seattle businesses to the city council, it’s that they want to be part of homelessness solutions. Research by Jacob Vigdor, professor of public policy and governance at the UW, is quoted.
Vigdor.Jacob  !UWitM  2018  regl  KIRO  Evans.School  minimum.wage 
4 days ago
What’s the secret to Bothell’s economy of innovation? | Q13 FOX News
If you think innovation, you probably think of Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. And yet there is a seismic shift underway that started — in part — at University of Washington Bothell. Susan Jeffords, vice chancellor for academic affairs at UW Bothell, is quoted.
Q13  !UWitM  2018  regl  UW:Bothell  Jeffords.Susan 
4 days ago
After arrests, Starbucks is talking about race | The Seattle Times
Starbucks apologized and pledged a policy review as outcry grew over the trespassing arrests of two black men waiting for a friend in a Philadelphia store. Abhinav Gupta, assistant professor of strategic management at the UW, is quoted.
Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2018  regl  Gupta.Abhinav  Foster.School.Business 
4 days ago
Starbucks mandates racial bias training — but is that the answer? | Crosscut
In an announcement that gained widespread attention this week, Seattle-based corporate giant Starbucks announced it is closing more than 8,000 company-owned stores next month so that 175,000 employees can receive racial-bias training. Anthony Greenwald, a psychology professor at the UW, is quoted.
Greenwald.Anthony  !UWitM  2018  regl  Crosscut  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
4 days ago
Why SR 99 got pulled from our seismic lifeline — despite the new tunnel | KUOW News and Information
Soon, state Route 99 — and the rest of us — will have a new asset: a completed Alaskan Way tunnel. Marc Eberhard, professor of civil and environmental engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Eberhard.Marc  KUOW  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  Department:Civil&Environmental.Engineering 
4 days ago
Expert: Starbucks implicit bias training likely won't have an impact | KIRO
Starbucks will close more than 8,000 company-owned coffee shops in the United States on the afternoon of May 29 to hold implicit bias training. Anthony Greenwald, professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Greenwald.Anthony  !UWitM  2018  regl  KIRO  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
4 days ago
Device helps blind, low-vision users better browse web pages | UPI
Engineers at the University of Washington and Carnegie Mellon University have developed a way for those with vision problems to access tables, maps and nested lists. Jennifer Mankoff, professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
UPI  !UWitM  2018  natl  Mankoff.Jennifer  College:Engineering  Allen.School 
4 days ago
Starbucks will close stores for racial-bias session | The Seattle Times
Starbucks will shut down its U.S. stores for a few hours in May to provide its workers with racial-bias education. Ralina Joseph, associate professor of communication at the UW, is quoted.
Joseph.Ralina  !UWitM  2018  Seattle.Times  regl  Department:Communications  College:Arts&Sciences  Center.Communication.Difference.Equity 
4 days ago
Following the campus-to-campus course of the UW columns | The Seattle Times
Now located in the Sylvan Grove Theater, the 4 iconic symbols originally were grouped along the facade of the UW’s first structure on its 1861 campus.
Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2018  regl  Sylvan.Grove 
4 days ago
Artificial intelligence expert Pedro Domingos reflects on China's Xi Jinping reading his book 'The Master Algorithm' | Quartz
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s bookshelf includes not only classics on communism but also works on artificial intelligence, as TV viewers spotted during his new year’s speech this year. One of the books that helps Jinping understand AI is "The Master Algorithm," a 2015 bestseller by Pedro Domingos, a computer science and engineering professor at the UW.
Domingos.Pedro  College:Engineering  Allen.School  !UWitM  2018  Artificial.Intelligence  natl  Quartz 
4 days ago
Centenarian club: wealthiest investors expect to reach 100 | The Guardian
More than half of the world’s wealthiest investors expect to live to the age of 100, according to a survey. A 2017 UW study on life expectancy is referenced.
The.Guardian  !UWitM  2018  natl  Institute.Health.Metrics&Evaluation  UW:Medicine 
4 days ago
This powerhouse funder is still new to scientific research — where are grants going? | Inside Philanthropy
Over the course of several years, Open Philanthropy Project laid out its focus areas and the core principles that would guide grantmaking in those areas. The single biggest grant that OPP has recommended was to the Institute for Protein Design at the UW.
Inside.Philanthropy  !UWitM  2018  natl  Institute.Protein.Design 
5 days ago
Seattle prepares for a thousand-year storm | Pacific Standard
Seattle is starting to take steps to ready itself for an increased onslaught of rain as a result of climate change and historic weather patterns. Guillaume Mauger, a research scientist with the UW Climate Impacts Group, is quoted.
Mauger.Guillaume  !UWitM  2018  Climate.Change  PS.Mag  natl  Climate.Impacts.Group  College:Environment 
5 days ago
Is Starbucks implementing flawed science in their anti-bias training? | The Stranger
In response to online and in-person protests at Starbucks after a manager at a Philadelphia cafe called the police on two African-American men last week, the coffee giant announced Tuesday that they will be closing over 8,000 locations in the U.S. on May 29 for company-wide racial bias training. Research by UW psychologist Anthony Greenwald is referenced.
Greenwald.Anthony  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  !UWitM  2018  The.Stranger 
5 days ago
Vote for Innovation of the Year: Cashier-less store, synthetic biology, ‘parallel reality,’ and more | GeekWire
The Innovation of the Year category at the GeekWire Awards always includes potential game-changing technologies, and this year is no different. Two UW spinouts, KenSci and Arzeda, are in the running for the award.
GeekWire  Institute.Protein.Design  !UWitM  2018  regl  Baker.David  Teredesai.Ankur  UW:Tacoma 
5 days ago
Report: Washington high-school requirements not enough for college admissions | The Seattle Times
Washington’s high-school graduation requirements don’t line up with admission requirements for public universities, a new report says, but that will soon change in many districts. UW admissions requirements are referenced.
Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2018  regl  admissions 
5 days ago
Supreme Court showdown: Washington’s attorney general vs. tribes over salmon habitat | The Seattle Times
A 20-year battle over salmon-blocking road culverts lands in the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday, in a historic showdown pitting the Washington state attorney general against the U.S. government and Washington tribes defending their treaty right to fish. Bob Anderson, director of the Native American Law Center at the UW, is quoted.
Anderson.Robert  !UWitM  2018  School:Law  Native.American.Law.Center  regl  Seattle.Times 
5 days ago
Older adults may not need vitamin D to prevent falls, fractures | NBC News
Many older adults should avoid taking vitamin D and calcium supplements to prevent falls and fractures, and focus instead on exercises to improve balance and coordination, U.S. doctors recommend. Dr. Janelle Guirguis-Blake, clinical professor of family medicine at the UW, is quoted.
Guirguis-Blake.Janelle  NBC.News  !UWitM  2018  natl  UW:Medicine  Department:Family.Medicine 
5 days ago
Jordan Peele uses machine learning tools to make a fake Obama warn us about 'f**ked-up dystopia' | Gizmodo
Some have been sounding warning bells about a possible “fake news apocalypse”—the idea that technology is making it easier than ever to generate disinformation and propaganda and quickly disseminate it to legions of people online. Research from the UW College of Engineering is referenced.
Gizmodo  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  Allen.School  natl 
5 days ago
Jordan Peele turns Obama into a foul-mouthed fake-news PSA | CNET
Buzzfeed released a video on Tuesday that at first appears to show former US President Barack Obama conveying a warning, saying "We're entering an era in which our enemies can make it look like anyone is saying anything at any point in time." The video quickly reveals it's a fake. Research from UW computer scientists and engineers is referenced.
College:Engineering  Allen.School  !UWitM  2018  natl  CNET 
5 days ago
Seattle radio station KEXP celebrates a $10 million gift | The New York Times
On Monday, KEXP, an affiliate of the UW, announced a bequest of just under $10 million from an anonymous donor known as Suzanne.
!UWitM  2018  natl  New.York.Times 
6 days ago
Olson is first psychologist to win NSF’s Waterman award | Science
A social and developmental psychologist at the University of Washington, Kristina Olson is the first person from her discipline to win the 42-year-old Alan T. Waterman Award.
Olson.Kristina  !UWitM  2018  natl  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
6 days ago
Analysis | How China's winemakers succeeded (without stealing) | The Conversation
"Joint ventures between Western and Chinese companies are in the news over accusations – including those of President Donald Trump – that China uses them to steal intellectual property from foreign competitors in industries like cars and technology. Less well known, however, are the joint ventures between French and Chinese winemakers," writes Pierre Ly from the University of Puget Sound and Cynthia Howson, lecturer of social and historical studies at UW Tacoma.
The.Conversation  opinion.analysis  !UWitM  2018  natl  Howson.Cynthia  UW:Tacoma 
6 days ago
This PSA about fake news from Barack Obama is not what it appears | Buzzfeed
Oscar-winning filmmaker Jordan Peele has a warning for viewers about trusting material they encounter online. Research from the UW College of Engineering is referenced.
Buzzfeed  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  Allen.School  natl 
6 days ago
Weighing the risks of at-home genetic testing | NPR
Julie Kennerly-Shah, pharmacist at Ohio State Medical Center's James Cancer Hospital, describes her experience with a third-party site called Promethease that caught her off guard. And Dr. Gail Jarvik, professor of medicine and genome sciences at the University of Washington, weighs in on how much consumers can trust websites to provide reliable disease risk information. 
NPR  !UWitM  2018  Jarvik.Gail  UW:Medicine  natl 
6 days ago
New UW Bothell communications director | NW Asian Weekly
UW Bothell has named Maria Lamarca Anderson as its new director of communications.
NW.Asian.Weekly  !UWitM  2018  UW:Bothell  regl 
6 days ago
5 reasons a tunnel is safer than the Alaskan Way Viaduct | KUOW
Here’s a quick review of why the Alaskan Way Viaduct is coming down next year, replaced with a tunnel that we could be driving through by October. Steve Kramer, a UW civil engineering professor, is quoted.
Kramer.Steve  !UWitM  2018  regl  KUOW  College:Engineering  Department:Civil&Environmental.Engineering 
6 days ago
Philadelphia incident a test of Starbucks's values | KING 5
Starbucks prides itself as a champion of human rights, but the recent arrests of two black men in one of the company’s stores in Philadelphia is a test of the company's values. Anthony Greenwald, a professor emeritus of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
Department:Psychology  !UWitM  2018  KING  Greenwald.Anthony  College:Arts&Sciences  regl 
6 days ago
I bought a dog that doesn't eat | The Stranger
In 2015, toy giant Hasbro released Joy for All Companion Pets—cute, fuzzy robots that resemble dogs and cats and act almost like the real thing. Peter Kahn, a professor of psychology at the UW, is quoted.
The.Stranger  !UWitM  2018  regl  Kahn.Peter  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
6 days ago
NFL helmet safety testing results: Vicis ranks first again for its high-tech head protector | GeekWire
Vicis makes the safest helmet in football. That’s the verdict again from the NFL, which ranked the UW startup atop its 2018 Helmet Laboratory Testing Performance Results.
VICIS  startup  !UWitM  2018  GeekWire  regl  athletics  CoMotion 
6 days ago
This AI makes 'Flintstones' animation based on text descriptions alone | Tech Times
The AI system Craft — created by researchers from the UW, the University of Illinois Urbana-Campaign and the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence — has now taken the first steps that mark the future of cartoons. It now produces The Flintstones scenes from text descriptions.
Tech.Times  !UWitM  2018  natl  College:Engineering  Allen.School 
6 days ago
As racial-equity teams spread across Seattle schools, UW researchers want to know if they actually work | The Seattle Times
Backed by a $400,000 grant, three UW professors — Ann Ishimaru, Filiberto Barajas-López and Min Sun — will spend the next two years studying how the new racial-equity teams in Seattle schools can boost the performance of students of color.
Ishimaru.Ann  College:Education  !UWitM  2018  regl  Seattle.Times  Barajas-Lopez.Filiberto  Sun.Min 
6 days ago
The most common STD is one you’re probably not thinking about | Men's Health
There’s a lot of stigma surrounding sexually transmitted infections. But they’re important to talk about, as more and more people — particularly men — are getting these treatable diseases. Dr. Julie Dombrowski, professor of medicine at the UW, is quoted.
Dombrowski.Julie  UW:Medicine  !UWitM  2018  Mens.Health  natl 
6 days ago
Want to fool a computer vision system? Just tweak some colors | TechCrunch
Research into machine learning and the interesting AI models created as a consequence are popular topics these days. But there’s a sort of shadow world of scientists working to undermine these systems — not to show they’re worthless but to shore up their weaknesses. A new UW paper demonstrates this by showing how vulnerable image recognition models are to the simplest color manipulations of the pictures they’re meant to identify. Hossein Hosseini, a doctoral student in electrical engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Hosseini.Hossein  !UWitM  2018  natl  Tech.Crunch  College:Engineering  Department:Electrical.Engineering 
6 days ago
The geoduck diver | Motherboard
Hozoji Matheson-Margullis, a soon-to-be UW Tacoma student, is widely recognized for her pummeling drum chops. But at 37, the emerging marine biologist is making waves at the forefront of Native American STEM. Danica Miller, an assistant professor of American Indian studies at UW Tacoma, is quoted.
Miller.Danica  VICE  Motherboard  !UWitM  2018  natl  UW:Tacoma  Department:American.Indian.Studies 
7 days ago
New tooth treatment could heal your cavities | NY Daily News
Researchers may have found a way to rebuild cavity-damaged teeth without the use of expensive and painful treatments. Mehmet Sarikaya, lead author of the study and adjunct professor of chemical engineering and of oral health sciences at the UW, is quoted.
NY.Daily.News  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  Department:Chemical.Engineering  Department:Oral.Health.Sciences  natl 
7 days ago
UW researchers pioneer way for ordering laundry detergent with 3D printing | KOMO
There’s a new way to order laundry detergent, and it doesn’t involve shopping in-store or online. Pioneered by University of Washington computer scientists and engineers, 3D printed objects can now do all the work for you, including monitoring your detergent use and placing an order the minute you’re running low.
KOMO  regl  !UWitM  2018  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Department:Electrical.Engineering  Chan.Justin  Iyer.Vikram 
7 days ago
Daily peptide-based treatment can fight cavities, repair teeth naturally, study from University of Washington says | The News Tribune
If you hate getting cavities filled at the dentist’s office, a new UW study has some good news for you. Mehmet Sarikaya, adjunct professor of chemical engineering and of oral health sciences at the UW, is quoted.
Sarikaya.Mehmet  !UWitM  2018  regl  TNT  College:Engineering  Department:Chemical.Engineering  Department:Oral.Health.Sciences 
7 days ago
Trump orders Postal Service audit after taking dig at Amazon | KING 5
President Donald Trump issued an executive order to look into the financial status of the U.S. Postal Service. Jeff Shulman, professor of marketing at the UW, is quoted.
Shulman.Jeff  !UWitM  2018  Foster.School.Business  KING  regl  amazon 
7 days ago
These amazing images from the bottom of the sea reveal a mysterious world scientists are just starting to explore | Business Insider
For many years, the only way scientists could get a glimpse of the deep sea was by going on occasional expeditions by ship and sending submersibles into the deep. But not anymore. The UW, NSF-OOI, and Canadian Scientific Submersible Facility provided images of a new underwater observatory and the mysterious sights in these dark reaches of the ocean.
College:Environment  !UWitM  2018  Business.Insider  natl 
7 days ago
Peptide toothpaste could one day patch up cavities | New Atlas
We've already heard about a probiotic pill, an Alzheimer's-treatment drug and a mineral-replacing toothpaste that could treat or even prevent cavities. Now, scientists at the UW have developed a natural product of their own that may do the job. Mehmet Sarikaya, adjunct professor of chemical engineering and of oral health sciences at the UW, is quoted.
Sarikaya.Mehmet  !UWitM  2018  New.Atlas  Department.:Oral.Health.Sciences  Department:Chemical.Engineering  College:Engineering  natl 
7 days ago
New biogenic dental product could make fillings and root canals a thing of the past | IFLScience
Researchers from the University of Washington have designed an easy-to-apply product that can treat dental cavities and rebuild tooth enamel without the need for surgery. Mehmet Sarikaya, lead author of the study and adjunct professor of chemical engineering and of oral health sciences at the UW, is quoted.
IFL.Science  !UWitM  2018  natl  Sarikaya.Mehmet  College:Engineering  Department:Chemical.Engineering  Department:Oral.Health.Sciences 
7 days ago
Decaying tooth? Researchers invent painless way to grow back enamel | International Business Times
Researchers have developed a new treatment to treat tooth cavities after studying amelogenin — a protein responsible for the development of enamel. Deniz Yucesoy, doctoral student in materials science and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
students  !UWitM  2018  International.Business.Times  College:Engineering  Department:Materials.Science&Engineering  natl 
7 days ago
Forget cloning, AI is the real way to let your family pooch live forever | Digital Trends
Once superintelligence arrives, we don’t know if it’s going to be on our side or against us. But in the meantime, you could do a lot worse than training artificial intelligence to respond like humanity’s best friend, the dog. That’s what researchers from the UW and the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence set out to do recently with a new deep-learning A.I. Kiana Ehsani, a graduate student in computer science and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Digital.Trends  College:Engineering  Allen.School  !UWitM  2018  natl  Artificial.Intelligence 
7 days ago
Muggle hacks: How to use tech to become a wizard like Harry Potter | Mashable
Here's how to channel J.K. Rowling's magic into your life, from illumination charms to working wands. Work by Gunther Uhlmann, professor of mathematics at the UW, is referenced.
Mashable  !UWitM  2018  Uhlmann.Gunther  Department:Mathematics  College:Arts&Sciences  natl 
7 days ago
Tooth pain: New dental treatment could heal cavities without need for fillings | Newsweek
Scientists have developed a new substance to treat dental cavities without making a costly and unpleasant trip to the dentist. Mehmet Sarikaya, lead author of the study and adjunct professor of chemical engineering and of oral health sciences at the UW, is quoted.
Sarikaya.Mehmet  !UWitM  2018  natl  Newsweek  Department:Oral.Health.Sciences  Department:Chemical.Engineering  College:Engineering 
7 days ago
Researchers teach AI to think like dogs and find out what they know about the world | The Verge
What can artificial intelligence learn from dogs? Quite a lot, say researchers from the University of Washington and Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence. Kiana Ehsani, a doctoral student in computer science and engineering at the UW, is quoted.
The.Verge  !UWitM  2018  natl  Artificial.Intelligence  College:Engineering  Allen.School  Ehsani.Kiana  students 
7 days ago
AI is an excuse for Facebook to keep messing up | The Verge
Artificial intelligence is a broad umbrella term that can include automation of all varieties, machine learning, or even more specifically deep learning. Ryan Calo, associate professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  School:Law  !UWitM  2018  The.Verge  natl 
7 days ago
Employees jump at genetic testing — is that a good thing? | The New York Times
Genetic disease risk screening is becoming a popular employee benefit. But the tests may not be all that beneficial for the general population, experts say. David Veenstra, professor of pharmaceutical outcomes at the UW, is quoted.
Veenstra.David  School:Pharmacy  UW:Medicine  !UWitM  2018  natl  New.York.Times 
7 days ago
Wildfire smoke hurts heart, not just lungs, new study finds | Mercury News
Wildfire smoke is bad for your lungs, but now scientists say it may be just as bad for your heart. Dr. Joel Kaufman, dean of the UW School of Public Health, is quoted.
Kaufman.Joel  !UWitM  2018  regl  Mercury.News  School:Public.Health 
10 days ago
Feel like it’s colder and wetter than normal this spring? You’re right | KNKX
If you were hoping April showers would hold off this weekend, don’t hold your breath. Be ready for more of the cool, wet weather that has been persisting in the Pacific Northwest in recent weeks. Cliff Mass, professor of atmospheric sciences at the UW, is quoted.
Mass.Cliff  College:Environment  !UWitM  2018  KNKX  regl  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences  wawx  weather 
10 days ago
Stressed-out teens: Schools take new approaches to avert tragedy | TODAY
April is National Stress Awareness month. NBC’s Stephanie Gosk looks at the latest research regarding teens and stress, and the proactive approaches some schools are taking for the first time. The UW's Kate McLaughlin, associate professor of psychology and director of the UW's Stress and Development Lab, and Elin Bjorling, research scientist in human centered design and engineering, are interviewed.
UW:Medicine  Stress.Development.Lab  Human.Centered.Design&Engineering  College:Engineering  !UWitM  2018  natl  NBC.News  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences 
10 days ago
Young Democrats want Joey Gibson events charged for extra security — but that's probably unconstitutional | Inlander
If a controversial speaker requires a larger, more expensive police presence, should the speaker be required to pay more for the cost of those police officers? Or should the taxpayers pay the costs instead? An event held on the UW campus earlier this year is mentioned.
Inlander  !UWitM  2018  regl  Police 
10 days ago
Marijuana may reduce opioids, but it's not the solution | KUOW
Two reports released this month showed a decline in opioid prescriptions in states that have legalized medical marijuana. Dr. Andrew Saxon, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the UW, is quoted.
Saxon.Andrew  KUOW  !UWitM  2018  regl  Department:Psychiatry&Behavioral.Sciences  UW:Medicine  drugs  marijuana 
10 days ago
Young trans kids 'have really good mental health,' researcher says | KUOW
Kim Malcolm talks with University of Washington associate psychology professor Kristina Olson about her research into transgender kids. On Thursday, Olson was honored with the National Science Foundation's Alan T. Waterman award, which includes a $1 million research grant.
KUOW  !UWitM  2018  Olson.Kristina  Department:Psychology  College:Arts&Sciences  regl 
10 days ago
Rainier quakes trigger new early warning system | KING 5
While the ShakeAlert is still under evaluation before its public rollout, it correctly predicted Wednesday's earthquakes weren't going to cause shaking in Seattle. Mouse Reusch, who coordinates the ShakeAlert system at the UW, is quoted.
KING  !UWitM  2018  regl  earthquakes  shakealert  Reusch.Mouse  College:Environment  PNSN 
10 days ago
Binary stars create a 'danger zone' that ejects planets into space | Inverse
Have you ever been so viscerally frustrated with something you wanted to hurl it straight into the final frontier? Apparently, this is what some star systems do when they’re angry, bored, or both. UW astronomer David Fleming explains the phenomenon to Inverse.
Inverse  Department:Astronomy  !UWitM  2018  natl  Fleming.David  College:Arts&Sciences 
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