Researchers found that wood frogs, known for their ability to survive being frozen through, are more susceptible to lethal ranavirus infections if they have been raised in ponds high in salinity from road deicer.
Led by viral infection researcher Professor Santanu Bose, the WSU team is shedding new light on why some viral infections of the respiratory tract are so deadly.
Sarah Murphy is one of 62 outstanding students from across the United States selected for the award.
From the impact of a Universal Basic Income to safer nuclear fuel to muscle genes in trout—this year’s eight New Faculty Seed Grant awards span a wide range of topics and disciplines.
Using its statewide reach, WSU is helping improve access to broadband service in rural and underserved communities across Washington.
Before the end of the century, rapid heating could mean 3.5 billion people will be living outside the climate ‘niche’ in which humans have thrived for 6,000 years, according to a new study led in part by a WSU scientist.
When Mount St. Helens erupted on May 18, 1980, it leveled more than 230 square miles of forest, but it also opened a rare scientific opportunity to study how an ecosystem responds after an extreme disturbance.
WSU research shows decisions to include specific animations in instruction should be based on whether the resources include elements that increase learning rather than subjective perceptions of effectiveness and enjoyment.
New Washington State University research could help make sure persistent arthritis caused by Lyme disease doesn’t linger for a lifetime.
Scientists are one step closer to understanding how the cancer-fighting drug Taxol is produced by trees, according to a new paper led by WSU researchers.
The study shows students taking introductory biology coupled with a service-learning project, performed better academically and had improved first-year retention rates compared with students who did not participate in service-learning.
WSU’s Department of Chemistry will mail lab kits to students taking undergraduate chemistry courses during the Summer 2020 term to help them complete hands-on lab requirements while at home.
New study found that children had a physical response when parents tried to hide their emotions.
The exercise takes students far beyond traditional lessons by giving them access to detailed 3D cell models, demonstrating the true complexity of cells that can’t be depicted in textbooks.
A WSU research team led by Nick Engdahl is working to rewrite the book on how to prevent culverts from becoming fish migration barriers.
Canada lynx are losing ground in Washington state. A massive monitoring study led by WSU researchers has found the big cat on only about 20% of its potential habitat in the state.
A WSU-led study published in Nature Communications found that drylands around the world will expand because of future climate change, but their average productivity will likely be reduced.