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.
Realistic 3D printed heart components and a tool that can rapidly grow cancer-fighting T cells are among the projects being supported by a group of passionate WSU graduates.
WSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine is looking for local and regional canine participants to be part of the Dog Aging Project, a five‑year, $23 million undertaking to better understand canine aging.
In a new paper, anthropologists document the many dietary solutions ancient Pacific Coast people likely employed to avoid “salmon starvation,” a toxic and potentially fatal condition brought on by eating too much lean protein.
Funded by a $1 million U.S. Department of Agriculture grant, the project’s goal is to measure the lifetime burden of different diseases on dairy cows.
The ability to control your own behavior, known as executive function, might not exist all in your head. A new theory proposes that it develops with many influences from outside the mind.
For the first time, researchers at WSU’s Institute for Shock Physics have hard evidence that human-made hexagonal diamonds are stiffer than the common cubic diamonds found in nature and often used in jewelry.
Most people rely on family members to help them learn how to open a bank account, find a job or create a budget, but that’s often not an option for youth in foster care, according to new WSU research.
COVID‑19 created many new problems for pregnant women, a WSU study found. Among their concerns, women worried about their babies contracting the disease and being forced to isolate from their newborns in the hospital.
People who talk with their doctors are more likely to get vaccinated during a pandemic, according to a study of evidence collected during the “swine flu,” the last pandemic to hit the U.S. before COVID‑19.
Harm reduction treatment helped people experiencing homelessness and alcohol use disorder reduce their drinking and improve their health—even if they didn’t quit drinking alcohol.
WSU researchers found that people with a strong trust in information found on social media were more likely to believe conspiracies, which falsely explain significant events as part of a secret evil plot.
In a case study, researchers tested the theory that events which create memorable experiences can increase life-satisfaction—a deep connection with customers that can have big benefits for businesses.
A new study shows that species can adapt rapidly to an invader and that this evolutionary change can affect how they deal with a stressful climate.
People tend to listen to big talkers, whether they are women or men. Still, more women prefer to avoid assertive language, according to a new WSU study.
New research conducted in part by a WSU anthropologist suggests that disgust could be the body’s way of helping humans avoid infection.
Breastfeeding women who have COVID‑19 transfer milk-borne antibodies to their babies without passing along the SARS‑CoV‑2 virus, according to a new study conducted in part by WSU researchers.