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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

Canada lynx have been more widely distributed across the US than first thought. Photo courtesy of Daniel Thornton

WSU lynx research to aid in species conservation efforts

AIMEE SULIT, Evergreen reporter April 22, 2024

A study published earlier this month by Daniel Thornton, school of the environment associate professor and Dennis Murray of Trent University has found that Canada lynx have historically been more widely...

23% of 12th graders in the US reported participating in cannabis vaping in 2019.

Researchers find cannabis e-cigarettes and oil to be harmful

SHERIDAN ROBBINS, Evergreen reporter February 13, 2024

Medical professionals and researchers are observing a rise in severe lung damage and even death among those who frequently smoke cannabis in vape or oil form due to the components used to make cannabis...

There are research opportunities for undergraduate students in many fields.

Ask Life: How to get undergraduate research experience?

SIA CHHEDA, Evergreen reporter February 6, 2024

Dear Life Section, I am a STEM undergraduate and I want to get some research experience to start my career. However, I do not know if the professors who work in labs take in undergraduate students to...

Dr. Jason Wu, WSU Pharmaceutical Sciences Associate Professor, one of the scientists involved in the innovations in prostate cancer treatment.

WSU researchers discover methods to boost prostate cancer treatment efficacy

AIMEE SULIT, Evergreen reporter February 4, 2024

Innovations in prostate cancer treatment have recently been made by scientists including Dr. Jason Wu, WSU Pharmaceutical Sciences Associate Professor, and Dr. Tyler Bland, UI Clinical Assistant Professor...

The WSU Bear Center is currently looking into how bears put on 100 pounds of fat during hyperphagia with no apparent health defects. 

Changing seasons, changing metabolisms

TATE YOUNG, Evergreen reporter December 3, 2023

As the season shifts to cooler weather and shorter days, the bears at WSU’s Bear Center are becomingly noticeably less active and are usually seen sleeping or sluggishly poking around their enclosure. Bear...

Anne Pisor, WSU associate anthropology professor, hopes to extend the reach of the information presented in the journal to other areas

WSU professor edits special edition of scientific journal

TATE YOUNG, Evergreen reporter October 14, 2023

Anne Pisor, WSU associate professor of anthropology, edited a special edition of the scientific journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. The issue took a global...

Athar Khan at Karakoram during the process of his research

WSU PhD student studies Karakoram peoples’ grappling with climate change

TATE YOUNG, Evergreen reporter September 29, 2023

At the northern reaches of Pakistan lies an extension of the Himalayan mountain range, in an area dubbed Karakoram. In recent years it has become a sought-after place for outdoor enthusiasts and mountaineers,...

WSU Lab researches how babies interact with our world

WSU Lab researches how babies interact with our world

ANGEL IKUEZE, Evergreen reporter June 6, 2023

A WSU lab is conducting ongoing research on infant temperament, or the early differences in babies’ interactions with the world around them. The WSU Infant Temperament Lab’s goal is to examine child...

SURCA allows undergraduate students to present their research publicly and receive awards.

Undergraduate students present their research at SURCA 2023

GREY KAMASZ, Evergreen reporter March 30, 2023

The Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities is an annual event where over 100 undergraduate students present their research publicly. The event is hosted by the Office of Undergraduate...

A bee covered in pollen in Yakima County, Wash., May 27th, 2022.

WSU researchers are buzzing about honeybee colonies

GREY KAMASZ, Evergreen reporter February 2, 2023

A WSU team is studying the operations and health of honeybee colonies throughout the pollination season to better aid growers and beekeepers, which will be completed in spring 2024.  The research project...

The DARPA Forward Conference focuses on national security and research.

WSU set to host national security conference

SHANA HUANG September 9, 2022

WSU will be hosting the two-day regional DARPA Forward Conference Tuesday and Wednesday in the Compton Union Building. DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is one of the U.S. Department...

Disseminating your thoughts and most brilliant ideas in a blog, picture or video helps break down the tunnel-vision of your research.

Blogging research indispensable in this era

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist November 15, 2021

Many researchers these days are averse to blogging their research for a few major concerns: not being paid to write a blog (as opposed to writing journal papers), blogs do not get citations so they do...

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