By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – While I have been dinking around for months trying to lose five pounds, two of my friends have gotten serious about weight loss. Each of them is down 50 pounds.Continue reading
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer
PULLMAN, Wash. – Using fish bred at Washington State University, an international team of researchers has mapped the genetic profile of the rainbow trout, a versatile salmonid whose relatively recent genetic history opens a window into how vertebrates evolve.Continue reading
By Judith Van Dongen, WSU Spokane
SPOKANE, Wash.—Researchers at Washington State University Spokane have developed a new way to detect when drivers are about to nod off behind the wheel.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Studies show 16.2 million U.S. children live in households that lack the means to get nutritious food on a regular basis. Washington State University Extension 4-H has received $150,000 to engage 2,500 youth and families in 13 counties in the 4-H Food Smart Families program.Continue reading
By Sylvia Kantor, WSU Extension
WENATCHEE, Wash. – Farmers markets in the state have more than doubled in the last decade, from nearly 80 to more than 160, according to a recent report by Washington State University. The report is based on a 2010 study that examined economic and community impacts of farmers markets that could help shape strategies and policies to sustain them.Continue reading
SEATTLE – The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for the Northwest has announced that a video project created by Washington State University Athletics for the Pac-12 Network has been nominated for an Emmy award.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News
PULLMAN, Wash. – With all the heavy machinery and detection instruments being used to comb through debris at the Oso, Wash., landslide zone, there’s a small wet object getting heavy usage that deserves a closer look.Continue reading
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s purchase of the Interfaith House is an action item on the May agenda of the WSU Board of Regents.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The committee charged with naming a new provost and executive vice president for Washington State University has selected two finalists for the post and both candidates will be on campus next week to conduct interviews and meet with students, faculty and staff.
NEW YORK – The skull of a newly discovered 325-million-year-old shark-like species suggests that early cartilaginous and bony fishes have more to tell us about the early evolution of jawed vertebrates – including humans – than do modern sharks, as was previously thought.Continue reading