A new, cutting‑edge microscope, capable of showing details of objects 1/10,000th of the width of a human hair, is nearly ready for users at WSU’s Franceschi Microscopy and Imaging Center.
A webinar titled, “What the Bug is That? New Invasive Insects on the Horizon,” will be presented noon–1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25. Anyone is welcome to attend online.
Jim Pru, a WSU animal sciences professor, received a $450,000 grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, to explore the role of hemoglobin in pregnancy.
WSU horticulture researchers work with scientists nationally to uncover secrets of the Rosaceae genome family, including roses, apples, almonds, cherries, pears, raspberries, strawberries.
Charles Bangley, a postdoctoral fellow at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, researches the movement ecology of coastal sharks and rays.
Alfalfa is one of the most widely cultivated hay crops in the world, with about 55 million tons grown annually in the United States.
Wild house finches are breeding earlier as temperatures get warmer. These results aren’t necessarily problematic and might result in a longer breeding season and more offspring.
Khot and his team also will look at new organic products like plant extracts and highly refined petroleum oils.
WSU researchers have reverse engineered the way a pine tree produces a resin, which could lead to environmentally friendly alternatives worth billions of dollars.
Genes and other genetic variations that appear to be involved in cancerous tumors shrinking in Tasmanian devils have been discovered by WSU scientists.