WSU researchers extract nicotine from ancient dental plaque for the first time

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – A team of scientists including researchers from Washington State University has shown for the first time that nicotine residue can be extracted from plaque, also known as “dental calculus”, on the teeth of ancient tobacco users.

Nez Perce weaving on display

PULLMAN – Omaha/Nez Perce weaver Jenny Williams will speak and give a demonstration of Nez Perce cornhusk weaving at the WSU Museum of Anthropology in College Hall from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3. This event is free and open to everyone.   Cornhusk weaving was common throughout the Columbia River Plateau […]