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Researcher sees survival story in fly’s small genome

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – Few animals can boast of being as tough as the Antarctic midge. Its larvae develop over not one but two Antarctic winters, losing nearly half their body mass each time. It endures high winds, salt and intense ultraviolet radiation. As an adult, the midge gets by […]

Giving wings to fly

Kathy Zeches gives young women at Washington State University the wings to fly. For this reason and others, Zeches was named this year’s WSU Woman of the Year at a Women’s Recognition Luncheon, March 28 in Compton Union Building Ballroom. As director of WSU’s Women’s Resource Center since 1994, hundreds of students have benefited from […]