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Medical marijuana: Hunter-gatherer users have fewer worms

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Hagen-EdVANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have found that the more hunter-gatherers smoke cannabis, the less they are infected by intestinal worms. The link suggests that they may unconsciously be, in effect, smoking medical marijuana.Continue reading

June 5: Web-book chronicles history of digital literature

Grigar-80VANCOUVER, Wash. – A Web-book showing the history of electronic literature will launch online noon-2 p.m. Monday, June 1, with live tweeting and blogging by creators Dene Grigar, associate professor at Washington State University Vancouver, and Stuart Moulthrop, professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.Continue reading

Chancellors mark 25 years of regional campuses at capitol

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

25-anniversaryOLYMPIA, Wash. – Washington State University chancellors traveled to the state capitol this week to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the regional campuses and to witness passage of Senate Resolution 8663 honoring their 1989 founding.Continue reading