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Better hops, better beer

WSU researchers are developing disease and pest-resistant hops as well as biocontrols that feed on damaging insects as part of a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant.

Students win top NASA honor for moon dust project

A WSU student team won the prestigious Artemis Award at NASA’s Breakthrough, Innovative and Game-changing Idea Challenge for their prototype to clean lunar dust from spacesuits.

Enemy of invasive, berry-eating fly found in U.S.

A parasitoid wasp that is the natural enemy of a fly known as the spotted-wing drosophila could be a good friend to fruit growers.

Washington sports betting poised for rapid growth

Besides a projected $94 million in annual revenue, sports wagering at tribal casinos will lead to an estimated 273 direct jobs, according to the Carson College of Business study.

New WSU report charts biochar path

A team of biochar producers, practitioners, scientists, and engineers have published a roadmap for future development of the biochar industry in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.