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Corals suffer as climate changes

Corals suffer as climate changes

BAILEY CAMPBELL, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Thriving and vibrantly colored coral reefs, home to all kinds of sea life, have long blanketed the ocean floor. But now, much of it lies dull and lifeless. Zack Rago is an underwater camera technician for View Into The Blue, the first company to capture underwater time lapse footage, which can be...

Graduate Student Discuses microbiome in human milk

Graduate Student Discuses microbiome in human milk

BREANNE SEARING, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, Research

Editor's Note: The original version of this article misrepresented the nature of graduate student of biology Kimberly Lackey's research.   While researchers have developed treatments for leprosy, one of the oldest recorded diseases in the world, how people contract the infection is still a myste...

Scientist looks to bridge gap between current, future energy tech

BREANNE SEARING, Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under News, Research

A WSU researcher received hundreds of thousands of dollars to work on a fuel cell design that could fill the gap between the energy technology of today and the future. The Department of Energy awarded Dustin McLarty, a mechanical and materials engineering assistant professor, $678,000 to research...

Students showcase innovation, research questions

Students showcase innovation, research questions

BREANNE SEARING, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Students presented their research in topics ranging from artistic design to how various drugs impact the symptoms of terminal diseases at the seventh annual Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities on Monday. The research students present at SURCA can enhance a student’s undergraduate...

Grad students showcase research

Grad students showcase research

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2018


Filed under GPSA, News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

Apples may still harbor bacteria following a standard wash, but a WSU graduate student is looking into cleaner ways to package fruit. Ewa Pietrysiak, who presented her studies at the Academic Showcase and GPSA Research Expo on Thursday, stood in front of a poster with magnified images of listeria...

Prof studies urban tech in rural homes

Prof studies urban tech in rural homes

SANG JUNG, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2018


Filed under News, Research

As city populations swell, groups of researchers at WSU, University of Idaho and Chinese universities want to make sure rural communities reap some benefits of urban technological development. Liu Jiaping, director of Green Architecture Research Center at China’s Xi’an University of Architecture...

Police, scientists, hope to use drones for innovation

SANG JUNG, Evergreen reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Safety, WSU Pullman campus

Three local experts discussed how local governments use drones for science and public safety, as well as issues recreational users should keep in mind when operating on the Palouse on Tuesday. Tony Bean, executive director of Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport, said when flying drones for recreation,...

Mimicking nature with 3-D printing

Mimicking nature with 3-D printing

BREANNE SEARING, Evergreen reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

Susmita Bose, professor at the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture at WSU, presented her research on how 3-D printing can impact biomedical studies by manufacturing bone implants. Bose, recipient of this year’s Distinguished Faculty Award, said she is extremely humbled to help educate...

Campus groups work to inspire future scientists

Campus groups work to inspire future scientists

BAILEY CAMPBELL, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Wind tunnels, sparkling gemstones and chemical reactions are just some of the many phenomena children explored during the Kids’ Science and Engineering Day, held Saturday in Pullman. The WSU Society of Women Engineers put on its ninth annual KSED event, where nearly 200 children participated in...

WSU sues over Cosmic Crisp

WSU sues over Cosmic Crisp

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

March 20, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Top-feature, Transparency, WSU, WSU Pullman campus

WSU filed a countersuit in response to a lawsuit brought against the university by an agriculture technology company over a new variety of apple. A lawsuit filed in King County by Phytelligence on Feb. 26 claims that WSU broke the terms of their contract that deals with the Cosmic Crisp apple variety,...

Researchers explain how black holes can fill galaxies

Researchers explain how black holes can fill galaxies

BAILEY CAMPBELL, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under News, Research

The twinkling of stars indicates movement, which can be used to determine their mass and ultimately the black hole they surround. Ultra-compact dwarf galaxies can contain black holes 20 million times the mass of Earth’s sun. Anil Seth, a visiting assistant professor from the University of Utah Physics...

New facilities to meet animal research requirements

New facilities to meet animal research requirements

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Showcase

The research programs in the way of the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport runway expansion project should be able to adjust to their new facilities without much difficulty, program leaders said. The Board of Regents approved the design of the new buildings, which will cost $14.7 million, at its last...

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