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Liquid nitrogen spray could clean up stubborn moon dust

A liquid nitrogen spray developed by WSU researchers can remove simulated moon dust from a space suit, potentially solving a challenge for future moon-landing astronauts.

Novel air filter captures wide variety of pollutants

A WSU-developed air filter made out of corn protein instead of petroleum products can concurrently capture small particulates as well as toxic chemicals like formaldehyde that current air filters can’t.

CBD shows promise for reducing cigarette smoking

Cannabidiol or CBD, a non-psychoactive component of cannabis, inhibits the metabolism of nicotine, new WSU-led research has found, meaning it could help tobacco users curb the urge for that next cigarette.

Genetic test can detect deadly bleeding disorder in dogs

A new genetic test can identify dogs at risk of a potentially deadly disorder resulting in excessive bleeding and bruising in the hours and days following surgical procedures.

Youth cannabis vaping highest in medical marijuana states

More U.S. high school seniors reported vaping cannabis in states where it is legal only for medical purposes than states where all adult use is permitted, according to a WSU study.