The WSU-led research team received the $2.5 million grant to work on reducing the use of rare and expensive metals in catalytic converters.
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.
The event, which will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 3–5 p.m., will feature speakers from WSU, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Microsoft Research.
New WSU research predicts how and where the invasive newcomer to the Pacific Northwest, dubbed the “murder hornet,” could spread.
To date, the Office of the Provost has distributed thousands of dollars in grants to support faculty purchasing new technology to make laboratory exercises more engaging for students.
The test demonstrated a key technology needed for long endurance, all‑electric flights for medium-sized UAVs. It could also be the first step toward a future of using hydrogen in aviation.
The organ models, developed in part by WSU scientists, could improve surgical outcomes for thousands of patients worldwide.
The spectrometer will enable WSU researchers to perform more accurate measurements of materials found in spent nuclear fuels, nuclear waste forms and fuel materials.
The mountain stonefly, an endangered aquatic insect that lives in icy streams fed by glaciers, can tolerate warmer water temperatures at least temporarily, according to a study co-led by Scott Hotaling.
A WSU professor has received a $673,000 grant from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to determine how the amount of groundwater has been changing in the Columbia Basin and why.
Data analysis of illegal sites that specialize in stolen credit card information reveals criminals want free tools and defraud each other.
In a recent Nature Reviews Microbiology article, WSU’s Michael Letko and colleagues call for more research into bat molecular biology and ecology, to help predict, and hopefully prevent, the next pandemic.
Climate change will leave some farmers with a difficult conundrum, according to a new study by WSU and Cornell University researchers: Either deal with more revenue volatility or live with a more predictable decrease in crop yields.
A new study challenges the idea of evolutionary chance by finding that at least 10 different lineages of fish have adapted to live in an extreme environment using the same mechanism.
A WSU Tri‑Cities researcher received a $100,000 grant to test the lignin-based biofuel, which could replace petroleum-based fuels as well as lead to greater performance and reduced emissions.
Antimicrobial‑resistant bacteria cause more than 2.8 million difficult-to-treat pneumonia, bloodstream and other infections annually in the U.S.
A study by WSU researchers found that fears of confirming stereotypes about pregnant workers as incompetent, weak or less committed to their job can drive pregnant employees to work extra hard, risking injury.