While Washington state officers did not support recriminalization, they noted several issues with the implementation of the 2012 law legalizing cannabis, according to a new study by WSU researchers.
From the impact of a Universal Basic Income to safer nuclear fuel to muscle genes in trout—this year’s eight New Faculty Seed Grant awards span a wide range of topics and disciplines.
Researchers found that wood frogs, known for their ability to survive being frozen through, are more susceptible to lethal ranavirus infections if they have been raised in ponds high in salinity from road deicer.
When Mount St. Helens erupted on May 18, 1980, it leveled more than 230 square miles of forest, but it also opened a rare scientific opportunity to study how an ecosystem responds after an extreme disturbance.
New study found that children had a physical response when parents tried to hide their emotions.
WSU and Clemson University researchers have found that insufficient training for construction workers in hospital settings may be contributing to fungal disease outbreaks that endanger patients.
Canada lynx are losing ground in Washington state. A massive monitoring study led by WSU researchers has found the big cat on only about 20% of its potential habitat in the state.
A WSU-led study published in Nature Communications found that drylands around the world will expand because of future climate change, but their average productivity will likely be reduced.
WSU infectious disease epidemiologist Eric Lofgren said that while extreme social distancing measures may prove unsustainable, some intermediate steps may need to be put in place to weather the outbreak.
WSU researchers found that students who learned with seductive details, irrelevant but interesting information, performed lower on learning outcome measures than those who learned without those extra details.
A new study by a WSU psychologist explores how living in a big city or small town can help shape an infant’s behavior.
In a paper published in Nature Energy, a collaborative team, including WSU and Los Alamos National Lab researchers, has developed a less expensive water electrolysis system that offers a way to store energy in the form of hydrogen fuel.
From Instagram selfies to an ancient tattoo tool, WSU research reached a potential audience in the billions last year.
Inhaled cannabis reduces self-reported headache severity by 47.3% and migraine severity by 49.6%, according to a recent study led by Carrie Cuttler, a WSU assistant professor of psychology. The study also found no evidence that cannabis caused “overuse headache,” a pitfall of more conventional treatments.
College students who viewed alcohol advertisements that included objectified images of women were less likely than others to report intentions to intervene in alcohol-facilitated sexual assault situations.
Alex Fremier will collect water, fish and sediment samples in the Lower Amazon River Basin with the aim of learning where microplastics occur in the regional web of human food.
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.