National Institutes of Health awards WSU a $1.2 million, five-year grant to increase rural Washington students entering biomedical careers.
Two national research teams led by WSU scientists are working to protect grapes, onions and garlic from pests and diseases.
Xiao Zhang, associate professor in WSU Tri-Cities’ Bioproducts, Sciences and Engineering Laboratory, is targeting the use of lignin to create affordable biofuels and bioproducts.
WSU’s Sleep and Performance Research Center has embarked on a $2.8 million study to determine how poor sleep impacts decision-making.
Creating a national model to connect graduate education in the humanities to rural and underserved populations is the aim of a new Washington State University effort being funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Stephen Bollens, professor of aquatic ecology at WSU Vancouver, has been named director of Meyer’s Point Environmental Field Station.
Latest figures show WSU expended $42.8 million in USDA research and development funding, leading the list of 350 universities nationwide for fiscal year 2016, the latest year for which full figures are available.
Two hundred patrol officers in the Cleveland police department will undergo training to recognize their subconscious biases using a simulator developed by an assistant professor in the WSU College of Nursing.
By Erik Gomez, Voiland College intern
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a $500,000 Department of Energy grant to develop safer, low-cost batteries for energy storage, a critical component for renewable energy.