By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University study of the chemistry of technetium-99 has improved understanding of the challenging nuclear waste and could lead to better cleanup methods.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University chemists have created new materials that pave the way for the development of inexpensive solar cells. Their work has been recognized as one of the most influential studies published in the Journal of Materials Chemistry in 2016.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – With a hybrid crop called Salish Blue, scientists at Washington State University have combined wheat and wheatgrass in a new species with the potential to help Pacific Northwest farmers and the environment.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University and NASA scientists are set to begin an investigation into the strange world of quantum physics on the International Space Station.
By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications PULLMAN, Wash. – Scientists at Washington State University and Johns Hopkins Medical School have discovered a fast, noninvasive method that could lead to the early diagnosis of colorectal cancer.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A doctoral student at Washington State University Tri-Cities is one of 15 worldwide, and the only U.S. student, selected to participate in a recent week-long school in Germany about developing safe, reliable chemicals in a sustainable way.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – In Elmar Villota’s home country of the Philippines, as much as 15 percent of households do not have electricity. Villota, a doctoral student in biological systems engineering at Washington State University Tri-Cities, is motivated to close that gap with renewable energy.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – Skin cells typically spend their entire existence in one place on your body. But Washington State University researchers have seen how the cells will alter the proteins holding them in place and move to repair a wound.
By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy PULLMAN, Wash. – Not a morning person? Neither are your kidneys. Research from the Washington State University College of Pharmacy suggests there may be benefits to timing chemotherapy in cancer patients to the time of day the body is “most awake.”
By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern PULLMAN, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University are using ideas from animal training to help non-expert users teach robots how to do desired tasks.