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Special announcement regarding statewide outdoor air quality — wildfire smoke

Air quality in various locations statewide may be affected by wildfire smoke. WSU campuses as well as research and extension centers could be affected. For general information go to the Environmental Health & Safety’s Wildfire Smoke page. This page provides information on the health effects of wildfire smoke, and links to various air quality websites […]

Eye test could help screen children for autism

Measuring how the eyes’ pupils change in response to light could potentially be used to screen for autism in young children, according to a study conducted at Washington State University.

NIH grant to expand research into tick‑borne diseases

A $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will allow WSU researchers to take the next steps toward blocking transmission of Lyme disease and anaplasmosis.