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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

After working for a while and taking a break from school, Edmonds wants to pursue a doctoral degree.

WSU scientist hopes to encourage other like-minded women

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor February 11, 2022

Science is something senior microbiology major Jackie Edmonds has always excelled at. “It blows my mind that all these small things, we can’t see any of them, but we know what’s happening based...

Most feathers owe their tones to pigments: organic compounds scattered through the feather. Melanin, the pigment responsible for black, brown and tan hues, is produced by birds and resides in feather structures called melanosomes, according to Audubon.

The science of shimmer: iridescence in bird feathers

ISABELLE BUSCH January 27, 2022

A glint catches your eye. The fiery metallic shine belongs to a Calliope hummingbird, who hovers curiously in front of you. Then in a shimmering blur, it is gone, leaving your eyes ablaze with nearly unbelievable...

Students are conducting projects on the immune systems response toward the West Nile Virus and how cannabis affects rats based on sex.

Three MedSURE scholarship recipients receive $50,000 award to further their research

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen mint editor July 7, 2021

The WSU Honors College and Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine offer the MedSURE scholarship every year, which includes a $50,000 grant and an opportunity for Honors students to focus on research. Junior...

Katrina Mealey completed her doctorate at Texas A&M before coming to work for the WSU veterinary medicine school as a professor.

WSU professor enters science academy

SANDI KOBIESA, Editor-in-chief September 21, 2020

Washington State Academy of Sciences welcomed its newest member, Katrina Mealey. She is a veterinary professor at WSU with a focus on pharmacogenetics.  “I work in collaboration with other doctors...

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