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Animal training techniques teach robots new tricks
May 17, 2016

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.

Researchers get EPA grant to measure Lewiston air quality
May 10, 2016

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

air-monitor-webPULLMAN, Wash. – The Nez Perce Tribe and researchers at Washington State University have received a three-year U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant to measure air pollution in Lewiston, Idaho.

Strategic reallocation RFPs under consideration
May 9, 2016

from-the-provost-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Recipients of faculty seed grants are expected to be announced May 15 for initiatives supporting student success and research grand challenges at Washington State University.

NASA funds student’s study of fueling space exploration
May 2, 2016

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Carl-Bunge-mugPULLMAN, Wash. – When mechanical engineering student Carl Bunge was 3 years old, his brother and sister convinced him he was an alien born from an egg his parents found in a field.

Climate change impacts on air quality the focus of EPA grant
April 6, 2016

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

Lamb-BPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant to better understand the impact of climate change on air pollution.

$11M funds food safety center, tech transfer to markets
March 30, 2016

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences
and Alyssa Patrick, Office of Economic Development

PULLMAN, Wash. – Consumer demand for safe, high quality, additive-free packaged foods is on the rise. Washington State University is advancing toward meeting this demand thanks to two recent investments in innovative food processing technology based on microwave energy.

WSU searches for brain drugs to fight ALS, Alzheimer’s, more
March 16, 2016

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

travis-dentonSPOKANE, Wash. – Repairing the brain’s “house-cleaning function,” which could help people with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and 100 other diseases, is the focus of recently funded research at Washington State University.

NASA grant to improve fluid flow in outer space
February 22, 2016

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

Mesarovic-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Future astronauts may boldly go farther than ever before, thanks to research at Washington State University recently funded by NASA to study fluids in space.