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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

Mutated mice improve understanding of heart disease

Mutated mice improve understanding of heart disease

JACKIE EDMONDS, Evergreen contributor April 7, 2022

WSU undergraduate researcher Haley Morris uses mice as a model to study a heart disease present in nearly one in 200 people — hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. HCM is a heritable condition where the walls...

However, there are potentially dozens of other genes, that, when mutated, could cause cancer, Magnuson said.

Science Explained: What causes cancer?

EMMA LEDBETTER and JOSIAH PIKE January 13, 2022

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S., and the rates have only increased in recent years — but what exactly is cancer, and can we prevent it? Cancer occurs when a cell divides uncontrollably,...

Unlike male reindeer, female reindeer keep their antlers through the winter.

‘Tis the season: Test your reindeer knowledge

ISABELLE BUSCH December 8, 2021

Reindeer have been a symbol of the Christmas season for decades, but how much do you really know about them? Quiz yourself to find out! Question 1: True or false: Reindeer and caribou are the same species. Question...

WSU professor comes out of retirement

WSU professor comes out of retirement

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter August 19, 2021

Fresh out of retirement, one WSU professor cannot wait to be back in person and give all students the hands-on learning experiences they have been waiting for.  Nancy Irlbeck, WSU Department of Animal...

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