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A mother’s microbial gift

PULLMAN, Wash. – It happened again, most recently at a conference in Prague. After she gave her talk, a scientist came up to Shelley McGuire, a pioneer exploring the microbial communities found in human breast milk, and told her, “You don’t know how to take a sample. Your samples must have been contaminated. Human milk is sterile.” » More …

WSU connects with New Zealand through symposium

PULLMAN — WSU kinesiology students will present their research to peers across the globe in the fourth annual Inter Pacific Student Research Symposium. The symposium will take place from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, in room T101 of the Food Science and Human Nutrition building at WSU, as well as at Massey University in Auckland, New Zealand. The symposium will be broadcasted between WSU and Massey University via videoconferencing.

Approximately 10 students from WSU and 10 students from Massey University and Rosmini College in New Zealand will present their research projects. There will also be students from Eastern Washington University and the … » More …