The exercise takes students far beyond traditional lessons by giving them access to detailed 3D cell models, demonstrating the true complexity of cells that can’t be depicted in textbooks.
Researchers have developed a more accurate method of measuring bisphenol A (BPA) levels in humans and found that exposure to the endocrine-disrupting chemical is far higher than previously assumed.
It can take a year or longer of trial and error for a doctor to determine if a man is infertile. New research by WSU biologist Michael Skinner could change that.
The competitive grant brings the total NIH investment into the program to more than $10.4 million since it began in 1989 as one of the first nine NIH training grant programs in biotechnology.
The rare corpse flower is expected to be in bloom for up to 48 hours and can be seen in person 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. on the WSU Vancouver campus or via live webcam anytime.
Nicknamed Titan VanCoug, the giant, pungent flower is expected to bloom at the end of July or the beginning of August and is being displayed both on campus and via livestream.
Kim has mentored many graduate students in the School of Molecular Biosciences, offering them support on research and academics. Serving on the Graduate Mentor Academy, however, is quite special to her.
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.
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.
Genes and other genetic variations that appear to be involved in cancerous tumors shrinking in Tasmanian devils have been discovered by WSU scientists.