Two national research teams led by WSU scientists are working to protect grapes, onions and garlic from pests and diseases.
A tech startup with ties to WSU has received a $740,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
The Henry Luce Foundation has given WSU’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art a $270,000 grant in support of the creation of a Collections and Learning Gallery.
Road construction crews often discover contaminated soils, which are environmentally hazardous and expensive to dispose of under existing methods.
Xiao Zhang, associate professor in WSU Tri-Cities’ Bioproducts, Sciences and Engineering Laboratory, is targeting the use of lignin to create affordable biofuels and bioproducts.
WSU’s Sleep and Performance Research Center has embarked on a $2.8 million study to determine how poor sleep impacts decision-making.
Creating a national model to connect graduate education in the humanities to rural and underserved populations is the aim of a new Washington State University effort being funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Stephen Bollens, professor of aquatic ecology at WSU Vancouver, has been named director of Meyer’s Point Environmental Field Station.
Latest figures show WSU expended $42.8 million in USDA research and development funding, leading the list of 350 universities nationwide for fiscal year 2016, the latest year for which full figures are available.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University scientists have been awarded $1 million from the W.M. Keck Foundation to develop molecular machines that self-replicate, producing pounds of 100-percent pure material.