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Bird behavior influenced by human activity during Covid lockdowns
New study calculates retreat of glacier edges in Alaska’s Kenai Fjords National Park
Don’t fall for snake oil claims of ‘structured water’
New study challenges old views on what’s ‘primitive’ in mammalian reproduction
Novel HIV combination therapies could prevent viral escape and rebound
University of Toronto ranked among world’s best across 32 subjects by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy
Study-Abroad Fair 2022-From Tokyo Tech into World: Path to Becoming Expert in Two Fields
UW study strengthens evidence of link between air pollution and child brain development
ClearBuds: First wireless earbuds that clear up calls using deep learning
Sweetened beverage taxes produce net economic benefits for lower-income communities
‘Safety in numbers’ tactic keeps Pacific salmon safe from predators
Top predators could ‘trap’ themselves trying to adapt to climate change, study shows
New study: 2021 heat wave created ‘perfect storm’ for shellfish die-off
Newly documented population of polar bears in Southeast Greenland sheds light on species’ future in warming Arctic
Citizen science helps unpack snow’s effect on summer water supplies
Early investors can forecast future of startup companies
Scientists seek to grow field of eDNA research ‘without squelching creativity’
Plastic on Australia’s beaches cut by almost third
Including all types of emissions shortens timeline to reach Paris Agreement temperature targets
Police bills of rights don’t lead to more civilian fatalities
Narcissistic bosses stymie knowledge flow, cooperation inside organizations
Amazon and Max Planck Society establish Science Hub
Microsoft celebrates suppliers’ bold ambitions empowering communities
Seattle democracy vouchers increase donations, number of candidates in city elections
Does herpes simplex virus change during transmission?
‘I don’t even remember what I read’: People enter ‘dissociative state’ when using social media
Changes in cholesterol production lead to tragic octopus death spiral
Smokers who switch to e-cigarettes may adopt other healthy routines
14.9 million excess deaths associated with Covid pandemic in 2020 and 2021
Astronomers discover rare ‘black widow’ binary, with shortest orbit yet
Experiments measure freezing point of extraterrestrial oceans to aid search for life
Unchecked global emissions on track to initiate mass extinction of marine life
Scientists find elusive gas from post-starburst galaxies hiding in plain sight
Lasers trigger magnetism in atomically thin quantum materials
Ice shards in Antarctic clouds let more solar energy reach Earth’s surface
UW-housed RAPID Facility receives $6M renewal grant
Researchers find patterns of handgun carrying among youth in rural areas, building foundation for injury prevention
Solar energy explains fast yearly retreat of Antarctica’s sea ice
Symposium examines immigration enforcement from ethical perspective
Urbanization is driving evolution of plants globally, study finds
Newest satellite data shows remarkable decline in Arctic sea ice over just three years
More air pollution present in areas with historical redlining
Connecting foster kids to Country from home
How Black Lives Matter protests sparked interest, can lead to change
Moon jellies appear to be gobbling up zooplankton in Puget Sound
Antibiotic used on food crops affects bumblebee behavior
Family secrets exposed: genetic testing reveals unknown relatives
Farms following soil-friendly practices grow healthier food, study suggests