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A stream viewed from above where half of the water is lighter due to hydrogen sulfide.
Several fish adapt in same way to toxic water
July 9, 2020

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.

Pregnant woman in green shirt standing before wooden door
Pregnancy stereotypes can lead to workplace accidents
June 29, 2020

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.

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WSU researchers advance fuel cell technology
June 8, 2020

Their work is paving the way for the development of highly efficient gasoline-powered cars that produce low carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to global warming.

Researchers develop viable sodium battery
June 1, 2020

The team reports one of the best results to date for a sodium-ion battery. It is able to deliver a capacity similar to a low-end lithium-ion battery and to recharge successfully, keeping more than 80 percent of its charge after 1,000 cycles.

Eight junior faculty awarded seed grants
May 11, 2020

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.