When young adults are more interested in socializing and casually dating, they tend to drink more alcohol, according to a new WSU‑led study.
A new study led by WSU researchers has identified a protein that could be the key to improving treatment outcomes after a heart attack.
WSU’s early efforts on cannabis research have now grown into a full, multi-disciplinary research center with nearly 100 scientists working on a diverse range of cannabis-related projects.
New WSU research shows greenhouse gas emissions from water reservoirs are around 29% higher than suggested by previous studies, but that practical measures could be taken to help reduce that impact.
A study of the Tsimane people, who live on the edge of the Amazon, found they had two health outcomes associated with inequality: higher blood pressure and respiratory disease.
Regents kick off a two-day retreat in Seattle on June 3. Discussions of the OneWSU system structure as well as what developments WSU Health Sciences Spokane will see in the coming years, among other topics, will be discussed.
For decades, wealthy nations have transported plastic trash, and its environmental problems, to poorer countries, but researchers have found a potential economic bright side to this seemingly unequal trade.
A new fungus strain could provide a chemical-free method for eradicating mites that kill honey bees, according to a study led by WSU entomologists.
A new technique using colorful “soft” X‑rays offers a non-disruptive way of gaining insight into nanocarrier structures, potentially speeding their development for use in drug delivery and oil spill clean‑up.
A new study by WSU scientists shows that the number of screening mammograms completed in a large group of women living in Washington State plummeted by nearly half.
A WSU study found that employer COVID‑19 safety measures influenced worker precautions even when they were not on the clock.
Alterations in the epigenetic programming of hatchery-raised steelhead trout could account for their reduced fertility, abnormal health and lower survival rates compared to wild fish, according to a new WSU study.
WSU researchers have developed an innovative way to convert plastics to ingredients for jet fuel and other valuable products, making it easier and more cost effective to reuse plastics.
A study suggests that policies that charge tolls for driving during peak hours could not only cure traffic jams but also convince motorists it is safe to buy smaller, more efficient cars.
WSU research found that programs exclusively focused on petting therapy dogs improved stressed-out college students’ thinking and planning skills more effectively than traditional stress-management programs.
More than 4,800 students are graduating across the WSU system this spring. Hundreds more graduates from last fall and those expected to graduate this summer will also be recognized during the online event.
With state legislatures preparing for the once-a-decade redrawing of voting districts, a research team has developed a better computational method to help identify maps designed to favor specific candidates or political parties.