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.
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.
Until now, the use of specific smoking plants by ancient people in the American Northwest had only been a matter of speculation.
As SARS-CoV-2 puts new focus on zoonotic pathogens, WSU disease ecologist Jesse Brunner has developed a method to use environmental DNA to detect disease in the vast trade of aquatic animals.
A new, one‑step 3D printing approach created by WSU scientists could enable manufacturers to approximate the design of complex, natural materials better than ever before.
Pollinator populations are decreasing, and WSU scientists are investigating robotic pollination as a more stable and efficient alternative.
WSU and Duke University researchers have received a three‑year National Science Foundation grant to develop a novel computing framework for big data applications.
They have begun looking for the virus’ genetic material in soil and stormwater samples collected before and after the beginning of the COVID‑19 pandemic.