Legume geneticist Clarice Coyne and virologist Anthony Nicola have been elected by their peers as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Workers experiencing job and financial insecurity are less likely to follow the CDC’s guidelines for COVID‑19, such as physical distancing and washing hands, according to a WSU study.
Even conservative epidemiological modeling shows an increase in COVID‑19 cases is likely in small towns that host college sports with fans in the stands.
From tracking to treatment to prevention, WSU scientists are expanding our understanding of the current COVID-19 crisis while helping lead international efforts to identify and stop the next potential pandemic.
People with obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, report that the severity of their symptoms was reduced by about half within four hours of smoking cannabis, according to a WSU study.
One in four adults reported a change in alcohol use almost immediately after stay‑at‑home orders were issued, according to a study of twins led by WSU researchers.
On average, men showed less empathy toward temporary agricultural laborers and were less likely to see food supply and production as national security issues, according to a study led by WSU economist Jeff Luckstead.
Researchers have identified two dozen planets outside our solar system that may have conditions more suitable for life than our own. Some of these orbit stars that may be better than our sun.
A study found that a brief social belonging intervention boosts the performance and persistence of students who speak English as a second language in STEM disciplines.
A newly identified genetic factor allows adult skin to repair itself like the skin of a newborn babe. The discovery has implications for wound treatment and preventing some of the aging process in skin.
A biotech startup founded and led by WSU scientists draws Wall Street support that could benefit the university.
A recent study showed that the slow release of soy-based chemical compounds from a 3D‑printed bone-like scaffold resulted in a reduction in bone cancer cells while building up healthy cells.
For the first time, a team of scientists led by WSU’s Jon Oatley have created pigs, goats and cattle that can serve as viable “surrogate sires,” male animals that produce sperm carrying only the genetic traits of donor animals.
More candidates may be shifting primarily to social media to advertise rather than TV, according to a 2018 study of advertising trends.
In a study of twins, people who reported increasing their physical activity after the start of COVID‑19 stay‑at‑home orders reported higher levels of stress and anxiety than those whose activity levels stayed the same.
The social anxiety that other people are having fun without you is more associated with loneliness, low self-esteem and low self-compassion than with age, according to new WSU research.
The researchers found a single genetic mutation that leads to reduced growth of a transmissible cancer in Tasmanian devils in the wild.