Studies conducted in yeast show that exposure to ultraviolet light induces new types of DNA damage that may cause the deadliest form of skin cancer, malignant melanoma.
Participants in the Motivating Innovation and Research Achievement program will receive $12,000 for tuition for four academic years plus $4,000 for summer research with a faculty member.
The program has helped more than 35,000 students in their quest to attend college since it was founded in 2002.
New WSU research shows teen boys exposed to pro-marijuana messages are more likely than female peers to associate marijuana use with improving sexual activity.
A new video explains WSU’s ground-breaking science behind surrogate sires.
A WSU 4‑H faculty member is curious how animals like pets and livestock might be providing much needed social interaction for young people during the pandemic.
Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources will use the grant to identify optimal areas in Washington for multi-partner digester projects to reduce food waste.
Research by WSU graduate student Brenden Campbell found mealworm larvae fed polystyrene waste, discarded polymers better known by their trade name of Styrofoam, could be safe for human consumption.
The funding will be used to provide intensive advising, peer mentoring, emergency aid and discipline-specific support to veterans, STEM students and future teachers.
Two WSU NSF-sponsored undergraduate summer research programs move ahead despite pandemic challenges.