In the ghoulish world of infectious disease agents, prions might well be the zombies. Unlike bacteria and viruses, prions have no DNA, yet still manage to replicate.
Daylan Kelting started programming computers in middle and high school. Now, in addition to pursuing a degree in computer science, he’s doing research in developing a valuable elder-care program.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Yellow butterflies almost half the size of a human hand have transformed parts of the Evergreen state into a big garden party.
Getting chills when we listen to music actually has a scientific name.
WSU researchers have developed for the first time a machine-learning computer model to predict how cancer patients will fare from their treatment.
July 23 was space farming harvest day on the International Space Station, as the WSU-led experiment ‘Final Frontier Plant Habitat’ yielded its produce.
While the moon is uninhabitable today, there could have been simple life forms on its surface in the distant past.
Sagebrush is a protective home for good bugs that help fight harmful pests on grape vines, according to new research from WSU scientists.
Engineers at WSU’s Laboratory for Atmospheric Research are using a computer modeling system to predict air pollution levels for the Pacific Northwest, including wildfire smoke.
WSU students win all three top prizes at the 2018 Retail Design Institute’s Student Design Competition.
Four WSU faculty have been elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences and two others were chosen to serve on the academy’s leadership board.
The future of the Columbia River Basin for irrigation depends not only on climate change, snowpack and precipitation, but the increasing demand for water.
There are quite a few foods that are sweet and good to eat, says Pablo Monsivais, with the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine.
WSU researchers have created a sustainable alternative to traditional concrete using coal fly ash, a waste product of coal-based electricity generation.
A Washington State University team has developed a unique building system made from low-value construction waste that they hope can reduce waste while creating affordable housing.
A critical link in mapping recurrent mutations of melanoma — the most serious form of skin cancer in humans — has been discovered by WSU researchers.
When we rest, some parts of our brain are active. When we are up and moving, parts of our brain are at rest.