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 PULLMAN – The spring 2010 edition of Washington State Magazine, being distributed and available online, features a number of articles about WSU research and creative activity.
Ancient mountain living 
Archeologists have long thought that Northwest Indians traditionally stayed in the lowlands. But a camping spot in the North Cascades is telling researchers that prehistoric people spent a lot of time in the mountains – as far back as 9,600 years ago.
Desperately seeking Sherman 
Author and WSU alum Sherman Alexie is breathing the rarified air of national celebrity, regularly crisscrossing the country. Yet he maintains a strong connection to his Northwest milieu.
Leave it to beavers 
State biologists are tapping the talents of a great engineer, the beaver, to improve habitat and water quality. Will work for room and bark.
The secret death of bees
A team of WSU researchers is unearthing new clues to the cause—or causes—of colony collapse disorder, the mysterious malady killing honey bees across the state and country.
Also in this issue: The long friendship and work of Guy Palmer and Terry McElwain, two veterinarians behind WSU’s new School for Global Animal Health; WSU’s new apple; the pioneering study of Chicago gangs.

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