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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

A Formalloy machine performs directed energy deposition additive manufacturing, Sep. 19.

Martian dust may provide key to colonization of Mars

GREY KAMASZ, Evergreen reporter September 23, 2022

From Martian dust and metal powder, WSU may be able to 3D print metal and potentially pave the way for lunar missions and the colonization of Mars.  The Martian dust is not actual dust procured from...

“In space right now, when you launch a rocket, you have to carry all of your fuel with you.
It’s like if you wanted to go on a road trip to Maine, but you couldn’t stop at any gas stations along the way.”

Origami bladder design pumps freezing propellants into space

David Hunter, Evergreen reporter September 22, 2022

WSU researchers are being funded by NASA and Blue Origin to research origami bladder designs for propulsion of fluids at very low temperatures. Kjell Westra, doctorate student of philosophy and mechanical...

DGLA could cause nematodes to become infertile.

Fatty acid-induced cell death may fight cancer

DAVID HUTNER, Evergreen reporter September 16, 2022

Researchers at WSU seek to better understand the mechanisms of ferroptosis, a programmed cell death process dependent on iron, and how it can be triggered by polyunsaturated fatty acids. The fatty acid-induced...

Aida Duarte prepares to observe the interaction between nematodes and bacteria in the Vogel laboratory, Aug. 30.

Researchers study microscopic worms’ impact on agriculture

DAVID HUTNER, Evergreen reporter September 2, 2022

Researchers for the Department of Plant Pathology at WSU are studying bacteria that are transmitted via parasitic nematodes, which are similar to microscopic worms. The bacteria being studied are within...

WSU researchers study risks of mixing drugs

WSU researchers study risks of mixing drugs

DAVID HUTNER, Evergreen reporter August 26, 2022

The National Institute of Health awarded a $38,521 grant to a doctoral candidate at WSU Spokane to research drug-drug interactions between cannabis and hydrocodone, a type of opioid. The F31 grant is...

WSU student and faculty surveys found STEM students often struggle with learned helplessness.

STEM writing center will open this fall

DAVID HUTNER, Evergreen reporter August 18, 2022

The STEM Writing Center received a $5,000 Smith Teaching and Learning Grant to open a physical location on the WSU Pullman campus this fall. The writing center is expected to open in person on Oct....

Skin Diagram

WSU has begun researching skin regeneration

GREY KAMASZ, Evergreen reporter July 8, 2022

Researchers are examining how to regenerate skin without scarring by reactivating Lef1 expression in adult fibroblasts to reprogram the skin. Fibroblasts are cell types dominant in the dermis, the thick...

Doctorate student Madeline Desjardins takes deep soil cores to quantify soil carbon in a long-term biosolids experiment in Douglas County, Wash.

Researchers aim to improve soil health, crop quality with biosolid testing

GREY KAMASZ, Evergreen reporter June 23, 2022

WSU researchers are examining the effects of biosolid application on soil health and crop productivity to help establish cover crops in central Washington. Biosolids are human waste recycled from sewage...

The Black-billed Magpie is a member of the Corvidae family.

Wildlife of the Week: Black-billed Magpie

MASON MARON June 3, 2022

The Black-billed Magpie is a bird species familiar to any student attending classes at WSU. Placed alongside crows and ravens in the Corvidae family, these birds are incredibly intelligent. They also...

Palouse Conservation District has many programs focused on local ecosystems. This month, the organization is hosting a City Nature Challenge and launching Confluence Crew.

Palouse Conservation District launches citizen science programs

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor April 29, 2022

Palouse Conservation District is offering two programs this month for residents to learn more about biodiversity and water quality by participating in citizen science.  The first program is part of...

In the past three decades, the Schweitzer family and SEL have donated more than $4.3 million to WSU.

Record-setting Voiland College donation from former alumni, SEL 

LIAM CONNORS, Deputy news editor April 22, 2022

WSU’s Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture received a record-breaking $20 million donation from Edmund and Beatriz Schweitzer and Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories.  The couple and...

The five members of the team have worked to gather information and create a campaign for lymphoma awareness using all their public relations knowledge.

Public relations team enters national contest, hopes to make a difference in community

FRANKIE BEER, Evergreen news editor March 7, 2022

A team of five public relations students will represent WSU in the 2022 Bateman Case Study Competition and raise awareness for adolescent and young adult lymphoma among WSU students and the community.  The...

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