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Biofilm granules like the ones pictured here contain extracellular polymeric substances that act as

Researchers strengthen soil using environmentally-friendly bacterial ‘glue’

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief July 14, 2021

Slimy layers of bacteria called biofilms can act as an environmentally-friendly glue to improve the strength of soil, according to a WSU study published in the journal Biofilm.  Biofilms occur when...

There are several different routes that can combat climate change, said Kara Whitman, instructor for WSU’s School of the Environment. 

ASWSU hosts virtual event on environmental awareness

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor October 14, 2020

The ASWSU Environmental Sustainability Alliance and TEDxWSU Countdown held an event featuring WSU faculty to discuss how climate change is impacting people locally and worldwide.  There are areas of...

Researchers used liquid hydrogen as a green fuel source for drones. Fueling the drone only requires a few gallons.

Researchers test liquid hydrogen as potential green fuel source

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief September 28, 2020

A WSU lab is the first university lab in the country to successfully test liquid hydrogen as a green fuel source for unmanned aerial vehicles.  WSU researchers collaborated with Mississippi State University...

Researchers from WSU’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Duke University are utilizing 3D chips to develop a new computing framework.

WSU researchers receive grant for new computing system design

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter June 26, 2020

The National Science Foundation gave WSU and Duke University researchers a three-year grant to develop a new computing framework, which will use 3D chips to increase the efficiency of computing and communication.  Partha...

WSU microwave technologies help keep food safe

WSU microwave technologies help keep food safe

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter April 30, 2020

WSU Regents Professor Juming Tang developed a new system of microwave food safety technologies in an effort to make meals healthier and safer around the globe. The new technologies protect food from...

One of the designs for the nano-satellite built by the WSU Cougs in Space club on Oct. 14, 2018 in the electrical and mechanical engineering building.

Cougs in Space prepare satellite

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief April 27, 2020

Teams from Cougs in Space are working together to build a satellite that will be launched from the International Space Station by this October.  Mathew Bauer, junior computer science major and president...

NSBE creates space for black engineers

NSBE creates space for black engineers

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen mint editor April 7, 2020

For years the National Society for Black Engineers has promoted diversity in STEM across the nation, and the WSU chapter is no different. NSBE is an organization in college campuses across the US,...

MAPS supports minority students in pre-health

MAPS supports minority students in pre-health

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen mint editor April 7, 2020

The Minority Association for Pre-Health Services, or MAPS, focuses on helping all students of color in pre-health. Members of the club, which runs under the Health Professions Student Center, do not...

Members of Team Zephyr pose for a photo during the Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge last week. While the team did not place, they said they are looking forward to other competitions they qualified for.

Team Zephyr competes in health innovation


Team Zephyr of WSU competed last week at the fifth annual Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge. The team consists of bioengineering students Jackson Rieb, Kathryn Lober and Sarah Schroeder. They were...

Crimson Robotics team captain Daniel Goto talks about the upcoming California trip to battle their robots on the show Battle Bots, on Friday at Dana Hall.

Building the perfect beast

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen editor-in-chief March 9, 2020

Crimson Robotics president Daniel Goto has been putting in between 70-90 hours per week to work on “Pain Saw,” which is the robot his team will bring to this year’s BattleBots competition. “I...

Left to right: Younghwan Cha, Min-Kyu Song, Panpan Dong and Xiahui Zhang

Research team makes batteries safer

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor February 27, 2020

A WSU research team has created a way to make a high-energy battery which forgoes the safety issues found in lithium-ion batteries. Min-Kyu Song, WSU School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering...

Coding Pals and Error 404: Team Not Found won in their respective tiers. Coding Pals created an app showing DNA and bones. The second team translated ASL into text.

Hacking away at the competition

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter February 25, 2020

Coding Pals and Error 404: Team Not Found got first place in their respective tiers during the annual CrimsonCode Hackathon which took place Feb. 22 and 23.  The hackathon was hosted by the Association...

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