WSU News Press Releases

Tasmanian devils evolve to resist deadly cancer

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

Tasmanian-devil-from-Storfer-lab-websitePULLMAN, Wash. – Tasmanian devils are evolving in response to a highly lethal and contagious form of cancer, a Washington State University researcher has found. » More …

WSU lab provides critical air quality forecasting tool

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By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – When the wildfire season heats up, agencies around the Pacific and Inland Northwest look to Washington State University to help them see how fires will affect air quality. » More …

Sept. 20: Supercomputing and future of biomedical research

Dimitri-Kusnezov-webSEATTLE – Supercomputing’s roles in biomedical research and policy making will be discussed by U.S. Department of Energy chief scientist Dimitri Kusnezov at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Allen Institute in Seattle. » More …

$10 million grant to study disease in native populations

By Doug Nadvornick, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Buchwald-webSPOKANE, Wash. – A Washington State University researcher has received a $10 million grant to work with American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities to reduce health risks related to high blood pressure. » More …

Famed general reunites with Tri-Cities PE teacher

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

Rex-DavisPULLMAN, Wash. – Of the many fans who met with legendary “warrior monk” Gen. James Mattis during his visit to Washington State University this week, perhaps few stood out as much as Rex Davis of Pullman. » More …

Sept. 7: International partnerships for a knowledge economy

Rajagopala-ChidambaramPULLMAN, Wash. – India’s leading scientific advisor will discuss his country’s growing role in the international research and higher education communities at 3:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, in Bryan Hall at Washington State University. A reception will follow the free, public Creighton Distinguished Lecture. » More …

Partnership builds architecture career pathway for students

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Students with a two-year degree in architectural technology will be able to transfer to Washington State University’s undergraduate architecture program without applying as formal transfer students. » More …

Prescriptions more affordable with Obamacare, Medicare D

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Jae-Kennedy-80SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have seen significant increases in the number of Americans who can afford to fill prescriptions following implementation of the 2003 Medicare Modernization Act and the 2010 Affordable Care Act (also called Obamacare). » More …