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A clear night sky over a natural backdrop
Dark skies
June 28, 2019

Today, residents of the Pacific Northwest remain among the few who can still marvel at the brilliance of the Milky Way on a clear moonless night.

Closeup of an ice worm on someone's fingertip.
Unlocking secrets of the ice worm
June 26, 2019

If you are an ice worm isolated on a glacial mountaintop the expectation is you aren’t going anywhere but new WSU research shows this isn’t always the case.

Two researchers use food to train a grizzly bear to give a blood draw.
Teaching old bears new tricks
June 17, 2019

Training adult grizzly bears to give blood turned out to be much easier than WSU graduate student Joy Erlenbach imagined.

More Science & Technology

Lloyd Smith named ASME fellow
May 30, 2019

Lloyd Smith, a professor in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Feaver named JCDREAM director
April 24, 2019

The Joint Center for Deployment and Research in Earth Abundant Materials (JCDREAM) has announced a new director to lead the group.

Improving the flexible sensor
March 7, 2019

New 3D‑printed sensor technology developed by WSU scientists has applications in prosthetics, robotics and more.

Capturing bacteria that eat and breathe electricity
March 5, 2019

WSU researchers traveled to Yellowstone National Park to find bacteria that may help solve some of the biggest challenges facing humanity — environmental pollution and sustainable energy.