The researchers detected Mexican marigold (Tagetes lucida) in residues taken from 14 miniature Maya ceramic vessels, originally buried more than 1,000 years ago on Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula.
Learn about soil health testing, carbon cycling, cover cropping in arid climates, soil health for pathogen and pest suppression, stress and mental health for farm workers, and much more during the WSU Farmers Network’s Soil Health webinar series, Jan. 11-14 via Zoom.
People dreaming of travel post-COVID-19 now have some scientific data to support their wanderlust.
New WSU research indicates there may be significant differences in how chronic cannabis use affects males and females.
Whitman County has received the first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine. WSU is storing the vaccine in ultra-cold freezers, which are capable of maintaining the -80 degrees Celsius temperature required for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine prior to being diluted and administered for use.
The WSU research could lead to reduced reliance on energy-intensive processes that are used to move and treat wastewater, which accounts for as much as 2% of total U.S. electrical energy consumption.
Christmas tree lovers and growers could one day admire new varieties that look great and are resistant to a deadly disease that kills popular firs, thanks to research by WSU scientist Gary Chastagner.
The list compiled by veterinarians from the WSU’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital features gifts to improve pet health this holiday season.
WSU researchers have used the ancient Japanese art of paper folding to possibly solve a key challenge for outer space travel – how to store and move fuel to rocket engines.
The more people rely on social media as their main news source the more likely they are to believe misinformation about the pandemic, according to a recent WSU study.
The webinar is Dec. 16 at 1 pm, where anyone interested can learn more about a novel approach to connecting volunteer organizations with local and state emergency response agencies.
A WSU-led study in Science has found that a transmissible cancer that has decimated Tasmanian devil populations likely won’t spell their doom. The method they used may also help improve understanding of how other emerging diseases evolve.
The WSU Farmers Network hosts a series of webinars Dec. 14-17 to share relevant, science-based information to improve soil fertility.
A study of pond sites in the Cascades found greater amphibian diversity in sites with beaver dams. Red-legged frogs and northwestern salamanders were detected almost exclusively in dammed sites.
Learn to be a better home gardener and steward of the environment this winter with Washington State University Extension’s new online Home Horticulture Training program.
The coho-killer is a molecule related to a car tire preservative, according to a study led by WSU and UW researchers published in the journal Science.
New life sciences incubator is designed to accelerate innovation and entrepreneurship, backed by a $250,000 grant from Bank of America.