A team of scientists led by Washington State University Horticulture Professor Kate Evans found that public plant breeding programs are seeing decreases in funding and personnel.
The statewide effort is part of a new $150,000 program funded by The Harold & Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation and facilitated through Jordan Schnitzer Museums of Art to promote greater understanding and healing.
The university's Police Chief Bill Gardner is initiating several steps to address racial bias in policing on the WSU Pullman campus, including convening a community workgroup.
The COVID Urban Rural Explorer is one of the first tools that enables users to identify rural counties across the country with both limited hospital capacity and where COVID‑19 cases are rapidly growing.
The mountain stonefly, an endangered aquatic insect that lives in icy streams fed by glaciers, can tolerate warmer water temperatures at least temporarily, according to a study co-led by Scott Hotaling.
The research team is mapping and modeling alpine habitats in Glacier National Park where grizzlies forage on calorie-rich moths by the thousands in mid-summer.
The WSU Crimson Community Grants fund provided the money to nearly 800 low‑income students statewide to help meet educational and related expenses during a spring semester impacted by the COVID‑19 pandemic.
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.
In a recent Nature Reviews Microbiology article, WSU’s Michael Letko and colleagues call for more research into bat molecular biology and ecology, to help predict, and hopefully prevent, the next pandemic.
Climate change will leave some farmers with a difficult conundrum, according to a new study by WSU and Cornell University researchers: Either deal with more revenue volatility or live with a more predictable decrease in crop yields.
A tortoise believed to be run over by a vehicle could live another 90 years thanks to the care of Washington State University veterinarians.
The expanded testing at WSU begins this week as part of the overall effort to safely re-open the economy in the state and the region.
Antimicrobial‑resistant bacteria cause more than 2.8 million difficult-to-treat pneumonia, bloodstream and other infections annually in the U.S.
John Schoettler, who graduated from WSU in 1980, was appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to the university’s governing board for a term that begins July 1.
Washington State University President Kirk Schulz has received a five-year contract extension that includes a self-imposed 10% salary reduction and other voluntary cutbacks
A study by WSU researchers found that fears of confirming stereotypes about pregnant workers as incompetent, weak or less committed to their job can drive pregnant employees to work extra hard, risking injury.
Until now, the use of specific smoking plants by ancient people in the American Northwest had only been a matter of speculation.