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
As SARS-CoV-2 puts new focus on zoonotic pathogens, WSU disease ecologist Jesse Brunner has developed a method to use environmental DNA to detect disease in the vast trade of aquatic animals.
These meetings will be conducted via Zoom in accordance with current public health safety guidelines. Both days of meetings will be broadcast live on Youtube.
Pollinator populations are decreasing, and WSU scientists are investigating robotic pollination as a more stable and efficient alternative.
Racial and ethnic minorities, people born outside the U.S and women with children were three of the groups that experienced the largest declines in the likelihood of full‑time work and work hours, according to the WSU study.
The WSU team’s findings suggest that Washingtonians who live in highly walkable, mixed‑age communities may be more likely to live to their 100th birthday.
A new WSU survey shows visible sanitization efforts remain a priority for American consumers considering eating out or staying in a hotel in June and July.
Researchers discovered a compound in the gills of wood-eating clams could be the solution to a group of parasites responsible for some of the world’s most common infections.
People suffering from post‑traumatic distress disorder report that cannabis reduces the severity of their symptoms by more than half, at least in the short term, according to a recent study led by a WSU psychology professor.
Their work is paving the way for the development of highly efficient gasoline-powered cars that produce low carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to global warming.
The review cited the righting of the university’s finances, the realization of ambitious plans for health education in Spokane, and Schulz’s public accessibility, as chief accomplishments.
WSU researchers have developed a technology that is more than 30 times more sensitive than current lab‑based tests in finding early stage cancer biomarkers in blood.
An experiment by WSU researchers revealed that relatively small differences in messages influenced people’s attitudes about the HPV vaccine, which has been shown to help prevent cancer.
The decision was made in conjunction with WSU President Kirk Schulz. Meetings will be held online in keeping with physical distancing guidelines.
The team reports one of the best results to date for a sodium-ion battery. It is able to deliver a capacity similar to a low-end lithium-ion battery and to recharge successfully, keeping more than 80 percent of its charge after 1,000 cycles.
The $2.85 million National Science Foundation grant will be used to develop curriculum and hands‑on projects that use geospatial technologies to improve STEM literacy.
Innovations in information processing such as writing and coinage were as critical to the development of early human societies as the internet is to us today, according to new WSU research.