By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Shima Bibi is a pioneer and a scientist. From rural Pakistan to WSU Pullman, she is pursuing her passion for discovery, working to improve global health and help girls in her home country reach their potential.
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PROSSER, Wash. – Wine and chocolate go together at Valentine’s Day like hearts and arrows. And it turns out the two icons of romance share some scientific similarities.
Chocolate Ripe cacao pods. PULLMAN – Since its public release last week, the database housing the cacao genome has had more than 6,000 visitors, said WSU bioinformaticist Dorrie Main. That’s a lot more traffic than most draft genome sequences get, Main observed. “There’s a lot of public interest in cacao […]
PULLMAN – The 2009 WSU benefit production of “The Vagina Monologues” is nearly here. Tickets for the benefit production will go on sale Feb. 2. They will be sold in the main lobby of the Compton Union Building. Hours of ticket sales are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the price is $8 a ticket, […]
Pullman – “Chocolate,” the Chesapeake Bay retriever that has captured the hearts of many, is out of surgery and is resting comfortably at WSU’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital. The large dog underwent a five hour procedure to help repair old breaks to both of his front legs that had healed improperly. “I am pleasantly surprised at the range […]
PULLMAN – A Chesapeake Bay retriever that ran for months on two broken front legs and has captured the hearts of many in the Tri-Cities area of Washington may now get the help he needs. “Chocolate” will undergo surgery today (Friday, Feb. 8) at WSU’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital to help repair his injuries that healed […]