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Eye test could help screen children for autism

Measuring how the eyes’ pupils change in response to light could potentially be used to screen for autism in young children, according to a study conducted at Washington State University.

WSU Pullman hosting DARPA Forward conference Sept. 13–14

The conference will connect DARPA leaders with new communities of talent and partnerships to energize regional and national innovation, fuel breakthroughs in national security, and help deliver the U.S. technological advantage.

NIH grant to expand research into tick‑borne diseases

A $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will allow WSU researchers to take the next steps toward blocking transmission of Lyme disease and anaplasmosis.

Habitat survey sheds light on survival of mule deer

WSU scientists are studying how changes in habitat in southeastern Washington affect the sites where fawns are born and cared for by does.