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Sloan Digital Sky Survey’s robots turn their eyes to sky
Glaciers are squishy, holding slightly more ice than thought
AGA announces 2021-2023 FORWARD Program Scholars
Hungry yeast are tiny, living thermometers
Fast, cheap test can detect Covid virus’ genome without need for PCR
Shift work helps marine microbes share scarce ocean resources
Astronomers focus robotic eyes on Milky Way, our cosmic home
Astronomers turn robotic eyes on Milky Way, our cosmic home
Bubbles of methane rising from seafloor in Puget Sound
Shifting ocean closures best way to protect animals from accidental catch
Researchers find grim outlook for animals tied to same habitats
Study Finds Distinct Gut Microbiomes in Male and Female Carnivores
Robot-assisted feeding focus of $1.5M NSF grant
Study Finds Reduced Microbial Diversity in Guts of Wild Bears That Eat Human Food
Deforestation-fueled heat already affecting millions of outdoor workers in tropics
Nonprofits show resilience and initiative during second year of pandemic
Artificial intelligence can create better lightning forecasts
Decoding dementia in dogs could help fight Alzheimer’s
‘Would you like little ice with your exoplanet?’ For Earth-like worlds, that may be tall order
Simulations show how earthquake early warning might be improved for magnitude-9 earthquakes
Kids, teens believe girls aren’t interested in computer science, study shows
New method shows today’s warming ‘unprecedented’ over past 24,000 years
Political ads during 2020 presidential election cycle collected personal information and spread misleading information
Indigenous ARC project hopes to reverse decline of Sydney rock oyster
UW oceanographer will study how glacial particles remove CO2 from atmosphere
How Dungeness crabs’ complex lifecycle will be affected by climate change
After California’s 3rd-largest wildfire, deer returned home while trees were ‘still smoldering’
University of Toronto’s Janelle Taylor to study experiences, care needs of Alzheimer’s patients
How ‘ice needles’ weave patterns of stones in frozen landscapes
UW joins USAID’s $125 million project to detect emerging viruses with pandemic potential
New NSF-funded institute to harness AI for accelerated discoveries in physics, astronomy and neuroscience
UW Climate Impacts Group, partner organizations launch Northwest Climate Resilience Collaborative
Male giraffes are more socially connected than females
UW and UC San Diego researchers honored for their work discovering that someone could hack car
Coral recovery during a prolonged heatwave offers new hope
New mammal reference genome helps ID genetic variants for human health
A.I. model shows promise to generate faster, more accurate weather forecasts
Researchers at University Scarborough help isolate salmon-killing chemical in car tires
Warm oceans helped first human migration from Asia to North America
Round 2 of Washington study underway to determine food, economic insecurity during pandemic
NSF-funded deep ice core to be drilled at Hercules Dome, Antarctica
Smellicopter is an obstacle-avoiding drone that uses a live moth antenna to seek out smells
Military flights biggest cause of noise pollution on Olympic Peninsula
Researchers discover how bean plants fend off famished foes
Tire-related chemical is largely responsible for adult coho salmon deaths in urban streams
Leaving so soon? Unusual planetary nebula fades mere decades after it arrived
How a police contact by middle school leads to different outcomes for Black, white youth
Scientists organize to tackle crisis of coral bleaching