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Bracing for the next pandemic
July 30, 2020

Inside his laboratory at Washington State University, Michael Letko is determined to give the world a leg up on the next pandemic.

Study finds fatty acid that kills cancer cells
July 14, 2020

Researchers have shown that a fatty acid called DGLA can induce ferroptosis, an iron-dependent type of cell death, in human cancer cells. The discovery has many implications, including a step toward a potential cancer treatment.

Terri the tortoise makes a turnaround
July 8, 2020

A tortoise believed to be run over by a vehicle could live another 90 years thanks to the care of Washington State University veterinarians.

Vets put cat back on track
June 30, 2020

A rare brain surgery performed by WSU veterinarians is giving one retired Japanese show cat a chance at a longer life, free of diabetes.

A compound unlike any other
June 11, 2020

Researchers discovered a compound in the gills of wood-eating clams could be the solution to a group of parasites responsible for some of the world’s most common infections.

Study shows cannabis temporarily relieves PTSD symptoms
June 9, 2020

People suffering from post‑traumatic distress disorder report that cannabis reduces the severity of their symptoms by more than half, at least in the short term, according to a recent study led by a WSU psychology professor.