Katherine Naasko’s interest in how climate affects soil led her to move from Michigan out West to join the graduate program in the WSU Department of Crop and Soil Sciences.
A WSU 4‑H faculty member is curious how animals like pets and livestock might be providing much needed social interaction for young people during the pandemic.
The finding could someday lead to improved diagnostics and medical treatments for serious and sometimes devastating hereditary heart conditions.
WSU is working with the Port of Tacoma and the Washington State Department of Agriculture to eradicate the invasive Mediterranean vineyard snail at the port using steam.
Researchers have identified two dozen planets outside our solar system that may have conditions more suitable for life than our own. Some of these orbit stars that may be better than our sun.
The event, which will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 3–5 p.m., will feature speakers from WSU, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Microsoft Research.
New WSU research predicts how and where the invasive newcomer to the Pacific Northwest, dubbed the “murder hornet,” could spread.
To date, the Office of the Provost has distributed thousands of dollars in grants to support faculty purchasing new technology to make laboratory exercises more engaging for students.
The test demonstrated a key technology needed for long endurance, all‑electric flights for medium-sized UAVs. It could also be the first step toward a future of using hydrogen in aviation.
The organ models, developed in part by WSU scientists, could improve surgical outcomes for thousands of patients worldwide.
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 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 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.