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Two researchers use food to train a grizzly bear to give a blood draw.
Teaching old bears new tricks
June 17, 2019

Training adult grizzly bears to give blood turned out to be much easier than WSU graduate student Joy Erlenbach imagined.

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Leave baby animals to Mother Nature
June 7, 2019

The WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital currently is caring for several juvenile wildlife species that should have been left in the care of Mother Nature.

Researchers uncover indoor pollution hazards
June 6, 2019

Surprisingly high levels of pollutants, including formaldehyde and possibly mercury, have been found in carefully monitored homes. Researchers discover levels vary throughout the day and increase as temperatures rise.

Getting kids to eat healthier
May 8, 2019

Affirming statements like ‘eat your lentils if you want to grow bigger and run faster’ are more effective at getting kids to make healthy food choices than simply presenting foods repeatedly without conversation.