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New tools to minimize risks in shared, augmented-reality environments
‘Hidden’ data exacerbates rural public health inequities
How ergonomic is your warehouse job? Soon, an app might be able to tell you
James Webb Space Telescope could begin learning about TRAPPIST-1 atmospheres
Air pollution can accelerate lung disease as much as a pack a day of cigarettes
First cells on ancient Earth may have emerged because building blocks of proteins stabilized
First evidence of human-caused climate change melting West Antarctic Ice Sheet
Artificial intelligence could yield more accurate breast cancer diagnoses
Study shows gun shops can aid in preventing suicides
More than 100 years of Arctic sea ice volume reconstructed with help from historic ships’ logbooks
How Pacific Ocean influences long-term drought in Southwestern U.S
Stressed at school? Art therapy reduces teenage girls’ headaches
How to consider nature’s impact on mental health in city plans
What motivates people to join – and stick with – citizen science projects?
Offspring of Pregnant Women Exposed to High Level of Pollutants May Have Lower IQs
First-ever visualisations of electrical gating effects on electronic structure could lead
Super salty, subzero Arctic water provides peek at possible life on other planets
Coral reefs shifting away from equator, new study finds
US credit markets in history, ‘value sensitive’ design
Hope for world’s warming reefs
How you and your friends can play a video game together using only your minds
Study shows that management and evolution give hope to coral reefs facing effects of climate
Astrobiology outreach: UW’s mobile planetarium lands at space conference
LGBTQ Asian Americans seen as more ‘American’
Creating community, battling loneliness among LGBTQ seniors
Mammals and their relatives thrived
Abundance of gases in Enceladus’s ocean are a potential fuel – if life is there to consume
Deep submersible dives shed light on rarely explored coral reefs
Researchers develop first contactless cardiac arrest AI system for smart speakers
First book published on fishes of Salish Sea
Of octopuses and astrobiology: Conference talk speculates on cognition beyond Earth
New study finds no link between HIV infection and contraceptive methods
Global burden of mental health in conflict settings
Mysterious holes in Antarctic sea ice explained by years of robotic data
Early lives of Alaska sockeye salmon accelerating with climate change
How early-life challenges affect how children focus, face day
Documentary films by UW faculty members Jeff Shulman, David Shields to screen
Artificial intelligence, machine learning
Seismologists seek space on volunteers’ floors and lawns to study Seattle seismic risks
Young herring ‘go with older fish’ a key finding in Ocean Modeling Forum’s efforts
New study identifies patterns of growth in chronic lymphocytic leukemia
$9.5 million aimed at detecting autism earlier in childhood
Mindful travel in an unequal world, day laborers in Brooklyn, activist educators
Origami-inspired materials could soften blow for reusable spacecraft
Tiny fish fuel life on coral reefs
Hot spots in rivers that nurture young salmon ‘flicker on and off’ in Alaska’s Bristol