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Highly emotional people drawn to cats for stress relief programs

Cats are often left out of university-based animal assisted interventions to reduce stress, but new research shows many people want and would benefit from feline interactions.

New grant aims to reduce plastic taken from fields to landfills

WSU is leading a $8 million project funded by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to advance soil-biodegradable mulches and develop new methods for recycling the plastic.

Increasing evidence that bears are not carnivores

A new study on the diets of giant pandas and sloth bears adds more evidence that bears are omnivores like humans and need a lot less protein than they are typically fed in zoos.