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State’s housing market strong in third quarter of 2016 | UW Today
November 14, 2016 -Washington state’s housing market remained strong in the third quarter of 2016, according to the UW’s Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies.
!Blog  2016  Orser.Peter  Runstad:Center  College:Built.Environments  Kelley.Peter 
2 hours ago
What's up with augmented reality contact lenses? | Inverse
In-eye electronics would be a game-changer in more ways than one. Babak Parviz, affiliate professor of electrical engineering at the UW, is featured.
Parviz.Babak  Inverse  !UWitM  2017  Department:Electrical.Engineering  College:Engineering 
4 hours ago
6 years later: Butterfly Garden helps survivors of devastating Joplin, Missouri, tornado heal in nature | AccuWeather
Since May 2014, families of Joplin, Missouri, have found solace in visiting the city’s redesigned green space in Cunningham Park. Kathy Wolf, research social scientist in the UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, is quoted.
Wolf.Kathy  !UWitM  2017  AccuWeather  School:Environmental&Forest.Sciences  College:Environment 
4 hours ago
8 ways to get a difficult conversation back on track | Harvard Business Review
Despite our best intentions, conversations can frequently veer into difficult territory, producing frustration, resentment, and wasted time and effort. John Gottman, a UW professor emeritus of psychology, is quoted.
Gottman.John  !UWitM  2017  Department:Psychology  Harvard.Business.Review 
4 hours ago
Seattle is topping one of its famous floating bridges with light rail | Mother Nature Network
Transportation officials with the Seattle metro area's public transit agency are beginning preparations to top one of the iconic pontoon-supported floating bridges with a light rail line. John Stanton, professor of civil engineering at the UW, is quoted.
Stanton.John  !UWitM  2017  Department:Civil&Environmental.Engineering  College:Engineering  Mother.Nature.Network 
4 hours ago
Does dirty air keep you awake? | US News
Air pollution may harm your sleep, new research says. Dr. Martha Billings, assistant professor of medicine at the UW, is quoted.
Billings.Martha  UW:Medicine  !UWitM  2017  sleep  US.News  Health.News 
4 hours ago
After years of planning, California is likely to roll out its earthquake warning system next year | LA Times
California will likely roll out a limited public earthquake early warning system sometime next year, researchers building the network say. The network is being built under the leadership of the U.S. Geological Survey, with development from scientists at Caltech, UC Berkeley, the UW and University of Oregon.
shakealert  !UWitM  2017  Los.Angeles.Times  earthquakes  PNSN 
4 hours ago
Microsoft has a plan to add DNA data storage to its cloud | MIT Technology Review
Based on early research involving the storage of movies and documents in DNA, Microsoft is developing an apparatus that uses biology to replace tape drives, researchers at the company say. Luis Ceze, associate professor of computer science and engineering at the UW, is mentioned.
Allen.School  !UWitM  2017  MIT.Technology.Review  College:Engineering  Ceze.Luis 
4 hours ago
Analysis | Social media helps officials spot public health threats — but only for the rich? | Salon
"If we do not monitor populations of low socioeconomic status, then we cannot adequately address their public health concerns," writes Elaine Nsoesie, assistant professor of global health at the UW. [This article originally appeared in The Conversation]
Salon  !UWitM  2017  The.Conversation  opinion.analysis  Nsoesie.Elaine  Department:Global.Health  Institute.Health.Metrics&Evaluation 
4 hours ago
A black actor in ‘Virginia Woolf’? Not happening, Albee Estate says | The New York Times
A decision by the estate of Edward Albee not to allow a production of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” to cast a black actor as a blond character is reigniting decades-long debates in the theater world over race, casting and authorial control. Tim Bond, UW professor in the School of Drama, is quoted.
Bond.Tim  !UWitM  2017  New.York.Times  School:Drama 
4 hours ago
Air pollution linked to poor sleep, study finds | The Guardian
Exposure to nitrogen dioxide and airborne particles affects sleep efficiency, a new study says. Dr. Martha Billings, assistant professor of medicine at the UW, is quoted.
Billings.Martha  The.Guardian  !UWitM  2017  UW:Medicine 
4 hours ago
Opinion | Never too old for school or beauty videos | The News Tribune
Ted Broussard, a newly retired Tacoma resident, takes classes through the UW Tacoma Access program. He says it gives him purpose, structure and social connection.
TNT  !UWitM  2017  UW:Tacoma 
5 hours ago
Opinion | Health leaders must focus on the threats from factory farms | The New York Times
"The flood of inexpensive meat and dairy products has substantially contributed to the growing incidence of chronic diseases," write Scott Weathers, Sophie Hermanns and Mark Bittman for The New York Times. A study from the UW's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation is referenced.
Institute.Health.Metrics&Evaluation  !UWitM  2017  UW:Medicine  New.York.Times 
5 hours ago
There could soon be video games that plug directly into your brain | Salon
Researchers at the UW are using direct brain stimulation to allow people to experience alternate realities (a video game). Darby Losey, a recent UW graduate who was the lead author on the study, is quoted.
Losey.Darby  College:Engineering  !UWitM  2017  Allen.School  Salon 
5 hours ago
Warm Arctic fuels second-warmest April on record | Salon
An unusually warm Arctic spring fueled the second-hottest April on record globally, with global warming and unusual weather conspiring to shrink sea ice and push up polar temperatures. Kent Moore, visiting chair in Arctic studies at the UW, is quoted.
Moore.Kent  !UWitM  2017  Jackson.School.International.Studies  Arctic.sea.ice 
5 hours ago
Friday Harbor Labs welcomes the community to annual open house | The Journal of the San Juan Islands
The University of Washington’s marine laboratories has been a part of the Friday Harbor community for over 100 years. It has been stationed at Point Caution since 1923. This May, the labs will welcome the public to learn about their most recent discoveries.
Friday.Harbor.Labs  !UWitM  2017  Journal.San.Juans 
5 hours ago
Opinion | I’m not grandpa, I’m dad: the joys of late-in-life adoption | The Seattle Times
"From my experience as a father and a pediatrician, I knew that “being there” for kids is more important than wrestling with them on the floor," writes Dr. Abe Bergman, professor emeritus of pediatrics at the UW.
Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2017  opinion.analysis  UW:Medicine  Department:Pediatrics  Bergman.Abe 
6 hours ago
Week in review: Remembering the Seattle of Chris Cornell and grunge | Xconomy
Several UW stories are mentioned in this Xconomy week in review story, including a partnership between the UW and the University of British Columbia, a CoMotion event on the plant-based protein industry and the Buerk Center's new director.
Xconomy  !UWitM  2017  Buerk.Center.Entrepreneurship  CoMotion  Cascadia.Coop 
6 hours ago
Seattle-area music groups honored with The American Prize | The Seattle Times
The American Prize, established in 2009 and recognizing recorded performances by choral and orchestral groups, as well as individuals, from the secondary-school to the professional level, has released this year’s winners. David Rahbee, director of the UW Symphony, is an awardee.
Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2017  School:Music  honor 
6 hours ago
Uber is using AI to charge people as much as possible for a ride | Motherboard
Thanks to complaints from Uber drivers, the company admitted Friday in a Bloomberg report to using AI to find the upper limit of what people are willing to pay for a ride based on their route in 14 cities. Ryan Calo, assistant professor of law at the UW, is quoted.
Calo.Ryan  !UWitM  2017  VICE  Motherboard  School:Law 
6 hours ago
What Black Lives Matter and Black Panthers have in common | KUOW
La TaSha Levy is an assistant professor of American Ethnic Studies at the UW. Patricia Murphy talks to her about the intersection between Black Lives Matter and the Black Panther Party and how the two movements have more in common that we may realize. 
Levy.LaTaSha  !UWitM  2017  KUOW  Black.Lives.Matter  race 
6 hours ago
‘An embarrassment’: U.S. health care far from the top in global study | The Washington Post
Christopher Murray, director of the UW's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, and collaborators looked at 32 causes of death in 195 countries to create a health-care quality index. Murray described the findings as “disturbing.”
Washington.Post  !UWitM  2017  Murray.Christopher  Institute.Health.Metrics&Evaluation  UW:Medicine 
6 hours ago
Americans die when they have to work at being healthy | Bloomberg
The newly created Healthcare Access and Quality Index shows how well countries use their health care systems to stop preventable deaths. Christopher Murray, director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the UW, is quoted.
Bloomberg  !UWitM  2017  Murray.Christopher  Institute.Health.Metrics&Evaluation  UW:Medicine 
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Intermarriage is on the rise, according to a new Pew report | USA Today
Intermarriage is on the rise, a report released Thursday shows. A UW study published last July on people's perceptions of interracial marriages is referenced.
!UWitM  2017  USA.Today  race  Department:Sociology 
6 hours ago
Analysis | Beyond just promise, CRISPR is delivering in the lab today | The Conversation
"There’s a revolution happening in biology, and its name is CRISPR," writes Ian Haydon, a UW doctoral student in biochemistry.
Haydon.Ian  !UWitM  2017  students  Department:Biochemistry  Institute.Protein.Design  The.Conversation  opinion.analysis 
6 hours ago
Stained-glass Earth: Huge foam threads glisten in new satellite image | LiveScience
Glistening threads that look like dainty cracks in a blue-hued glass can be seen in a new satellite image. Kim Martini, formerly with the UW's Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, explains how the lines of foam are formed.
Live.Science  !UWitM  2017  Martini.Kim  JISAO  College:Environment 
7 hours ago
Letter | How to imagine consciousness | The New York Review of Books
Roy Black, a UW affiliate professor of bioengineering, writes a letter responding to Thomas Nagel’s March 9 review of Daniel Dennett's book, "From Bacteria to Bach and Back." Nagel responds to the letter.
Black.Roy  Department:Bioengineering  College:Engineering  !UWitM  2017 
7 hours ago
Historical context for new Trump Administration investigation | KOMO Radio
KOMO Radio's Herb Weisbaum interviews Mark Smith, professor of political science at the UW, about the new investigation into the Trump administration's alleged ties to Russia.
KOMO  politics  !UWitM  2017  Smith.Mark  Department:Political.Science 
7 hours ago
Is it too soon to talk about impeaching President Trump? | KOMO Radio
KOMO Radio's Herb Weisbaum interviews Stuart Streichler, lecturer of political science at UW Bothell, about whether people are getting ahead of themselves when they talk about impeaching President Trump.
KOMO  !UWitM  2017  UW:Bothell  Streichler.Stuart  Department:Political.Science 
7 hours ago
Forefront on suicide prevention resources | KIRO 7
Stephen Paul Miller, operations director with UW-based Forefront, is interviewed about suicide prevention resources in connection with the death of Soundgarden's Chris Cornell.
KIRO  !UWitM  2017  Forefront  suicide 
7 hours ago
New study details differing life expectancy in NC, SC, US | Charlotte Observer
Life expectancy is on the rise in the Carolinas, a new study shows. But how long people live varies by nearly a decade depending on the county. The study was by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. Ali Mokdad, a UW professor of global health, is quoted.
Charlotte.Observer  UW:Medicine  !UWitM  2017  Institute.Health.Metrics&Evaluation  Mokdad.Ali  Department:Global.Health  School:Public.Health 
7 hours ago
Is a 15-minute ride from Seattle to Portland possible? | seattlepi.com
Here in Seattle, traffic seems to plague even the mildest hours of the day or night. Pacific Hyperloop, a group founded by UW students, was selected as one of 35 finalists in the Hyperloop One Global Challenge — to come up with a viable route for a high-speed train.
seattlepi.com  !UWitM  2017  hyperloop  College:Engineering 
7 hours ago
Continuation of a ‘beautiful friendship’: Canadian PM Trudeau meets with Washington Gov. Inslee in Seattle | GeekWire
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended the annual Microsoft CEO Summit this week and met with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on ways to collaborate on climate change, trade and immigration policies. A partnership between the UW and the University of British Columbia is referenced.
GeekWire  !UWitM  2017  Cascadia.Coop 
7 hours ago
37 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, recalls the event and what's changed in the meantime.
Q13  !UWitM  2017  College:Environment  Department:Earth&Space.Sciences  earthquakes  Malone.Steve 
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UW seismology lab analyzed quakes before Mount St. Helens eruption | KING 5
Steve Malone was deeply involved in the science and analysis surrounding the eruption of Mount St. Helens on May 18, 1980. Malone, a professor emeritus of Earth and space sciences, is interviewed about the event.
KING  Department:Earth&Space.Sciences  !UWitM  2017  Malone.Steve  College:Environment  earthquakes 
7 hours ago
Study highlights struggle of soldiers who suffer brain injuries | KING 5
A UW Medicine neurologist followed 50 soldiers starting just after they suffered a concussive blast injury and tracked their conditions through brain imaging and other techniques over several years. Dr. Christine Mac Donald, associate professor of neurological surgery, is quoted.
KING  !UWitM  201  MacDonald.Christine  UW:Medicine  Department:Neurology 
7 hours ago
Transgender kids to receive earlier medical interventions | NBC Bay Area
A team of international doctors is working to rewrite the clinical guidelines for how and when to medically treat transgender children. Kristina Olson, a UW associate professor of psychology who is studying 300 trans kids from around the U.S. and Canada, is quoted.
TransYouth.Project  !UWitM  2017  transgender  NBC.News  Olson.Kristina  Department:Psychology 
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Gene replacement therapy that works in dogs to be tested in children | KIRO-TV
A revolutionary treatment for myotubular myopathy that has saved dogs' lives will soon be tested in children. Dogs that were destined to die show no signs of the disease after a single infusion of gene-replacement therapy. Dr. Casey Childers, UW professor of rehabilitative medicine, is interviewed.
Childers.Casey  UW:Medicine  !UWitM  2017  KIRO 
7 hours ago
Holy molar! Mammoth's tooth found on Sequim beach | KIRO-TV
While walking on the beach, Sequim residents found an ancient molar that weighed more than 10 pounds. Last week they took it to the Burke Museum at the UW for identification. Ronald Eng, the paleontology and geology collections manager, confirmed that the object was a Columbian mammoth molar.
KIRO  Burke.Museum  !UWitM  2017 
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Forecasters say 50 percent chance for a hotter than normal summer | MyNorthwest.com
Areas around Puget Sound have as high as a 50 percent chance of being hotter than a typical summer. Cliff Mass, UW professor of atmospheric sciences, is quoted.
KIRO  !UWitM  2017  Mass.Cliff  College:Environment  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences  wawx  weather 
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To reach Auburn’s island of homelessness, cross this log | KUOW
KUOW's feature story on homelessness in the suburbs quotes Lia Musumeci, a UW senior in psychology and sociology who’s working with Auburn on homeless issues in the Livable City Year program.
Livable.City.Year  !UWitM  2017  homelessness  KUOW  students  Department:Psychology  Department:Sociology 
7 hours ago
What's geomorphology and why does it matter? (Asking for a friend) | KUOW
David Montgomery, a UW professor of Earth and space sciences, is working to raise awareness of the crucial role dirt plays in human survival, especially when it comes to soil degradation. KUOW recorded a recent talk about his new book, “Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life.”
KUOW  Montgomery.David  !UWitM  2017  College:Environment  Department:Earth&Space.Sciences 
7 hours ago
Food engineers plan meet-up for meat alternatives | The Seattle Times
A D.C.-based nonprofit is teaming up with University of Washington’s CoMotion center to host an event Monday about how entrepreneurs can get involved with food technology — and create “meat” alternatives.
Seattle.Times  CoMotion  !UWitM  2017 
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Could Seattle’s life science expertise support clean meat industry? | Xconomy
An event at the UW’s CoMotion innovation transfer arm on Monday seeks to gauge interest among would-be innovators in the clean meat and plant-based protein.
Xconomy  !UWitM  2017  CoMotion 
7 hours ago
An Iñupiaq, epidemiologist and biostatistician | anchoragepress.com
Paneen Petersen is an Iñupiaq student who will soon graduate with a doctorate in epidemiology from the UW. After completing her doctorate, Petersen plans on working to develop community-based health research projects with Alaska Tribal Health System organizations.
students  !UWitM  2017  School:Public.Health  Department:Epidemiology 
7 hours ago
Mill Creek Middle School students learn about bioengineering | Kent Reporter
During a recent engineering day event, seventh-graders at a Kent middle school attended one of four workshops led by graduate and undergraduate students from the University of Washington’s bioengineering program.
Kent.Reporter  !UWitM  2017  College:Engineering  Department:Bioengineering  students 
7 hours ago
'My Family's Slave' — A UW professor weighs in | Crosscut
Earlier this week, The Atlantic published an astonishing cover story, "My Family’s Slave," about a Seattle family’s secret servant, a Filipina named Eudocia Tomas Pulido. Vicente Rafael, UW professor of Southeast Asian history, is quoted.
Rafael.Vicente  Department:History  !UWitM  2017  Crosscut 
4 days ago
Eric's Heroes: The man who gave us the Fremont Troll | KOMO
Who was it that possessed the perverse audacity to look at a dark patch of dirt under the Aurora Bridge and imagine a peculiar form of immortality? Steve Badanes, a UW professor of architecture and the creative mind behind the famous Fremont Troll, is featured.
KOMO  !UWitM  2017  Department:Architecture  Badanes.Steve 
4 days ago
A Chinese genome giant sets its sights on the ultimate sequencer | WIRED
BGI has sequenced the DNA of organisms big and small: millet, rice, the giant panda, 40 types of silkworm, the SARS virus, even a 4,000-year-old man named Inuk. And soon it will add a new name to its genomic guest book: Dubs, the Alaskan Malamute, and mascot for the UW.
!UWitM  2017  WIRED  genetics&dna 
4 days ago
Climate change is causing US tree population to shift | Tech Times
A new study suggests that even though plants and trees are shifting their position, most are moving toward the west and not northward as previously estimated. Leander Love-Anderegg, doctoral candidate in biology at the UW, is quoted.
!UWitM  2017  Tech.Times  Department:Biology  Love-Anderegg.Leander 
4 days ago
A big find: Locals stumble upon mammoth molar on Sequim beach | Peninsula Daily News
Sequim residents Lori Christie and Dean Flowers were taking their regular walk along a Sequim public beach when they stumbled upon a rare find: a Columbian mammoth molar weighing just over 10 pounds. Christie and Flowers took the potential mammoth molar to the Burke Museum at the UW to identify the object.
Peninsula.Daily.News  Burke.Museum  !UWitM  2017 
4 days ago
Replace Trump with Pence under the 25th Amendment? Don’t hold your breath | The Spokesman-Review
The removal of a president is theoretically possible under the 25th Amendment of the Constitution, but Trump opponents should not get their hopes up, says Hugh Spitzer, professor of law at the UW.
Spokesman.Review  !UWitM  2017  Spitzer.Hugh  School:Law  politics 
4 days ago
New Bellevue neighborhood changing from industrial to residential | KING 5
The first apartment project opens this week in Bellevue’s Spring District near a future light rail station. Soon the neighborhood will also welcome a University of Washington graduate institute that opens this fall.
KING  !UWitM  2017  GIX 
4 days ago
ARM targets your brain with new implantable chips | Engadget
Chip manufacturer ARM announced on Wednesday that it is pairing with the UW Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering to develop a line of brain-implantable systems-on-a-chip that can interface between our squishy bits and the next generation of powered prosthetics.
Center.Sensorimotor.Neural.Engineering  !UWitM  2017  College:Engineering 
4 days ago
How a University of Washington researcher discovered an 'information war' | BBC News
University of Washington professor Kate Starbird's research into online rumours lead her to an information war being waged through a web of highly politicised conspiracy theories.
!UWitM  2017  BBC  Starbird.Kate  Human.Centered.Design&Engineering  College:Engineering 
4 days ago
UW names Rob Adams to replace Connie Bourassa-Shaw as head of Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship | GeekWire
Rob Adams, a Seattle angel investor, startup mentor, and the former acquisitions manager for Cisco, will replace Connie Bourassa-Shaw as Director of the UW Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship.
Buerk.Center.Entrepreneurship  !UWitM  2017  GeekWire  Foster.School.Business 
4 days ago
Where you live may affect how much you drink, says UW study | KING 5
Where you live might influence how much you drink, but how many bars or liquor stores are nearby may not be a key factor, according to a new University of Washington study.
Rhew.Isaac  Department:Sociology  Department:Psychiatry&Behavioral.Sciences  !UWitM  2017  KING  UW:Medicine 
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UW's Ana Mari Cauce leads Business of Pride Outstanding Voices honorees | Puget Sound Business Journal
For her commitment to diversity and equity in the Puget Sound region, UW President Ana Mari Cauce was a natural choice to receive the Business Journal's Lifetime Achievement award for the second annual Business of Pride celebration.
Cauce.Ana.Mari  !UWitM  2017  Puget.Sound.Business.Journal  award 
4 days ago
Trees in eastern US head west as climate changes | Nature News
Breaking from the general poleward movement of many species, flowering trees are taking an unexpected turn toward the west. Leander Love-Anderegg, doctoral candidate in biology at the UW, is quoted.
Love-Anderegg.Leander  Department:Biology  !UWitM  2017  Nature 
4 days ago
Heart disease the No. 1 killer worldwide | US News
Roughly a third of all deaths around the world are the result of heart disease and stroke, making cardiovascular disease the No. 1 killer globally, new UW research finds.
UW:Medicine  !UWitM  2017  Roth.Gregory  US.News  Health.News 
4 days ago
Mind control brain implants are real. Don't be scared — they could do a lot of good | Mic
U.K.-based microchip designer ARM is collaborating with the University of Washington on a chip that could help people with paralysis from brain and spinal injuries.
Center.Sensorimotor.Neural.Engineering  !UWitM  2017  Mic  College:Engineering 
4 days ago
ARM wants to put its chips inside your brain | MIT Technology Review
Neural implants are all the rage in Silicon Valley. Now the well-known chip designer ARM thinks its low-power processors could help make them a reality. The company is partnering with the UW's Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering on the project.
Center.Sensorimotor.Neural.Engineering  !UWitM  2017  College:Engineering  MIT.Technology.Review 
4 days ago
The secret life of urban crows | Seattle Met
Seattle Met features Kaeli Swift, a doctoral candidate in environmental and forest sciences at the UW, in a story about her research on crows. John Marzluff, a UW professor of environmental and forest sciences, is quoted.
School:Environmental&Forest.Sciences  !UWitM  2017  College:Environment  Marzluff.John  Swift.Kaeli  students 
4 days ago
Rock band hopes SCOTUS will bless its controversial name | Crosscut
The Slants, a Portland-based rock band, is arguing its case for trademark application in the U.S. Supreme Court. The founder of the band recently spoke at a UW event. UW law professor Zahr Said is quoted.
Said.Zahr  !UWitM  2017  Crosscut  School:Law 
4 days ago
Can shellfish adapt to ocean acidification? | Chemical & Engineering News
Scientists are exploring the genomes of oysters and clams to help the shellfish industry survive changes in the ocean’s chemistry. Steven Roberts, a fisheries scientist at the UW, is quoted.
Roberts.Steven  !UWitM  2017  College:Environment  School:Aquatic&FisheriesSciences 
5 days ago
Nicole Brodeur | Cultural FOMO: The neverending struggle to keep up | The Seattle Times
Books, TV shows, podcasts, news stories, the latest meme. There’s a constant stream of media to keep up with. How do we stay sane? Sarah Quinn, assistant professor of sociology at the UW, is quoted.
Seattle.Times  !UWitM  2017  Department:Sociology  Quinn.Sarah 
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Can Seattle’s seawall defend the city and protect salmon, too? | KCTS 9 - Public Television
Thousands of tourists migrate to Seattle’s waterfront each year to experience the ferry rides, kitschy stores and sweeping views of Elliott Bay. Jeff Cordell, a UW fish biologist, says they’re overlooking something that makes the waterfront even more special: filamentous microalgae.
KCTS  !UWitM  2017  Cordell.Jeff  College:Environment  School:Aquatic&FisheriesSciences 
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Trump's leak to Russia: National security risk or test of President's decision making? | KUOW News and Information
Bill Radke talks to Jill Dougherty, a distinguished visiting practitioner at the UW Evans School, about the latest news from the White House regarding how President Trump handled classified information in his meeting with Russian officials. 
Dougherty.Jill  Evans.School  !UWitM  2017  politics  KUOW 
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Home prices spike in Skagit County | Skagit Valley Herald
Skagit County’s market has been particularly hot lately, with the median price of homes through the first quarter of 2017 increasing faster than all but one county in the Puget Sound region, according to a news release from the UW's Center for Real Estate Research.
Runstad:Center  !UWitM  2017  Skagit.Valley.Herald 
5 days ago
SkyMapper Sighting signs up citizen scientists to hunt for supernovae | GeekWire
Calling all citizen scientists: The Australian National University wants you to join the search for supernovae. UW astrophysicist Melissa Graham is quoted.
GeekWire  !UWitM  2017  Graham.Melissa  Department:Astrophysics 
5 days ago
The Waymo-Lyft alliance could shift the competition for a robotic taxi service into high gear | Popular Science
On Sunday, news broke that Lyft had struck a deal with Waymo, the Alphabet-owned self-driving car company. The deal dials up the competition between Uber and Lyft, experts say. Don MacKenzie, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at the UW, is quoted.
MacKenzie.Don  !UWitM  2017  College:Engineering  Popular.Science  Department:Civil&Environmental.Engineering 
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Bernie Sanders may endorse in Seattle mayor’s race | KUOW
Bernie Sanders is thinking about endorsing a candidate in the Seattle mayor's race. Margaret O'Mara, a UW historian, is quoted.
KUOW  !UWitM  2017  O'Mara.Margaret  politics  Department:History 
5 days ago
Implantable computer chips being developed for brain injuries | Fox News
British chip design firm ARM Holdings said it is coordinating with U.S. researchers to help develop computer chips that can be implanted in a person's brain, aiding with brain and spinal injuries. Researchers at the UW Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering are part of the project.
Center.Sensorimotor.Neural.Engineering  FOX  2017  !UWitM  College:Engineering 
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37 years later: Scientists reflect on the catastrophic 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption | Accuweather
May 18, 2017, marks 37 years since Mount St. Helens erupted in Washington State, killing 57 people. Steve Malone, professor emeritus of Earth and space sciences at the UW, is quoted.
Malone.Steve  !UWitM  2017  Accuweather  College:Environment  Depar' 
5 days ago
Plants can tell time way better than you can | Gizmodo
A team of scientists, including three UW biology researchers, has been studying the circadian rhythm in plants for a while, focusing on a few specific proteins in the thale cress weed — the lab rat of plants.
Gizmodo  !UWitM  2017  Department:Biology 
5 days ago
Study: Your neighborhood may be driving you to drink | NY Daily News
A new UW study shows that living in poor, “disorganized” neighborhoods matters more when looking at how much alcohol a person drinks than their proximity to bars or stores that sell booze.
NY.Daily.News  School:Social.Work  Department:Psychiatry&Behavioral.Sciences  !UWitM  2017  Rhew.Isaac 
5 days ago
Watch a problem-solving raven outsmart a trash can | National Geographic
Ravens are among the world's most intelligent birds and have been known to use logical thinking to successfully forage for food. Kaeli Swift, a doctoral candidate in the UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, is quoted.
Swift.Kaeli  !UWitM  2017  students  National.Geographic  School:Environmental&Forest.Sciences  College:Environment 
5 days ago
Forget steroid shots for long-term relief of arthritic knees | US News
Steroid shots are a common treatment for arthritic knees. But, a new study says their long-term use is ineffective and may even reduce cartilage. Dr. Seth Leopold, professor of orthopedics and sports medicine at the UW, is quoted.
UW:Medicine  !UWitM  2017  Leopold.Seth  US.News  Health.News 
5 days ago
Heart health might be a matter of geography | US News
The county you call home may have a lot to do with your chances of dying from heart disease or stroke, a new U.S. study reveals. Dr. Gregory Roth, assistant professor of cardiology at the UW, is quoted.
Roth.Gregory  UW:Medicine  !UWitM  2017  US.News  Health.News 
5 days ago
The longest warm, dry spell in 8 months is almost here | The News Tribune
Cliff Mass, professor of atmospheric sciences at the UW, says warm and dry weather is on its way.
TNT  !UWitM  2017  wawx  weather  Mass.Cliff  College:Environment  Department:Atmospheric.Sciences 
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