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Scientists urge preparation for catastrophic climate change

Although unlikely, climate change catastrophes, including human extinction, should be more heavily considered by scientists, according to a new commentary article coauthored by WSU archaeologist Tim Kohler.

Researchers improve cement with shrimp shell nanoparticles

Putting nanoparticles from shrimp shells into cement paste made the material significantly stronger — an innovation that could lead to reduced seafood waste and lower carbon emissions from concrete production.

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.

The challenges of keeping the power on

Power grid operators are facing increasing difficulties this summer and into the future. WSU researchers are working to address the challenges and build resiliency into the grid.