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A WSU researcher tested the effects sleep has on rats that are exposed to trauma.

Increasing sleep may reduce fear-associated memories from trauma

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter November 4, 2020

In a new study, researchers looking to ease the adverse effects after trauma used a light technique to manipulate sleep-promoting neurons in rat brains, which in return, eases adverse effects after trauma. The...

PETA requested the Washington State Auditor’s Office to investigate whether WSU spent taxpayer dollars on experiments involving animals labeled as non-essential.

PETA asks state auditor to investigate WSU research with animals during COVID-19

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter September 23, 2020

The animal rights organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals requested a state audit regarding WSU research involving animals labeled as “unnecessary.”  PETA requested the Washington...

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