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Scientists study how wasps learn for better trap
October 3, 2019

Funded by the Department of Defense, the research is spurred by concerns about annual wasp invasions of air traffic control towers at military airstrips across the southern U.S.

CLT facility has roots at WSU
September 27, 2019

WSU researchers have been a key partner and recently joined in the opening celebration of what will eventually be the largest cross-laminated timber (CLT) facility in the U.S.

Getting mac and cheese to Mars
September 24, 2019

WSU scientists have developed a way to triple the shelf life of ready-to-eat macaroni and cheese, a development that could have benefits for everything from space travel to military use.

Rock star
September 17, 2019

Postdoctoral researcher Travis Olds has discovered and named 18 new minerals, including ewingite, the most structurally complex mineral known on earth.

Saving sage-grouse by relocation
August 26, 2019

Moving can be tough, but eventually most of us acclimate to new surroundings. That’s true for humans, and research from WSU shows it’s the same for sage-grouse too.

Improving STEM student retention
August 21, 2019

An interdisciplinary research team led by a WSU professor will study ways to improve retention of students in engineering and computer science.

Natural ways to avoid the heat
August 2, 2019

WSU architect Omar Al-Hassawi, an expert at reducing indoor temperatures without the use of electricity, offers some suggestions for beating the heat this summer.