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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

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...

Traci Gillig works at a camp to assess the effectiveness the experience has on visitors.

WSU professor impacts LGBTQ community through research, education

CALLIE GERBER, Evergreen reporter October 27, 2021

Editors note: Traci Gillig's pronouns are she/they. WSU communications professor Traci Gillig has found passion in social justice and making the world a better place. They enjoy participating in...

Shichao Ding, WSU doctoral candidate and primary author of the study, used a 3-D sensor to test glyphosate levels in beverages. Glyphosate can possibly cause major health issues, but is safe to consume in small amounts.

Glyphosate: What’s in your water?

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor October 7, 2021

WSU researchers at the Engineering Teaching and Research Laboratory have developed a 3D-printed sensor capable of detecting glyphosate in beverages.  Glyphosate is a herbicide that can possibly cause...

Crop insurance financially covers cops that cannot be sold, like this frost-damaged spring canola from May.

Crop Insurance ensures the future of farms

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter September 23, 2021

Agriculture is a risky business, which is why farmers rely on crop insurance to cover their losses when prices and crop yields drop.  Most farms in Washington rely on crop insurance, said Randy...

Biofilm granules like the ones pictured here contain extracellular polymeric substances that act as glue to hold bacteria — and soil — together.

Researchers strengthen soil using environmentally-friendly bacterial ‘glue’

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor July 14, 2021

Slimy layers of bacteria called biofilms can act as an environmentally-friendly glue to improve the strength of soil, according to a WSU study published in the journal Biofilm.  Biofilms occur when...

It is important for people to learn tips to prevent asthma exacerbation before wildfire season starts.

Researchers study impacts of wildfire smoke on lung function

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor June 23, 2021

WSU College of Nursing researchers conducted a study using an app to help asthma sufferers monitor their symptoms during wildfire season. The study’s goal was to identify how and when air quality...

The conservation of Tasmanian devils is crucial as they are one of only a few species consuming bones as part of their diet.

Researchers find Tasmanian devil genome responds to unique transmissible cancer

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor June 18, 2021

An international collaboration involving researchers from the University of Idaho and WSU is studying transmissible cancers and evolution in Tasmanian devils.  Tasmanian devils are marsupials that...

Eric Barrow, Miles Pepper and Scott Hanson, employees of the Voiland College Machine Shop, are helping build the CentriFLEX prototype.

WSU researchers create device to grow cancer-killing cells

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor June 14, 2021

WSU researchers developed a device to rapidly grow killer T cells, immune cells that can be used to treat cancer.  Chemical engineering doctoral students Kitana Kaiphanliam and Brenden Fraser-Hevlin...

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