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Food scientist breaks barriers, earns excellence scholarship

Shima Bibi 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. » More …

WSU food sciences student wins national scholarship

John-Johnson-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Food sciences junior John Johnson is one of four students nationwide to be awarded the Clark E. DeHaven Scholarship from the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS). » More …

Researchers improve biosensors to detect E. coli

By Erik Gomez, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

yuehe-LinPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed a portable biosensor that makes it easier to detect harmful bacteria. » More …

Genes, breeding help deliver the perfect steak

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

SteaksPULLMAN, Wash. – A 10-year breeding project to build the perfect beefsteak has found that tenderness is in the genes – it is an inherited quality. » More …

Reducing waste while improving snack nutrition

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

snack-puffsPULLMAN, Wash. – Your favorite puffed snack food may soon contain more fiber and nutrition, thanks to research from Washington State University food scientists. » More …

Quinoa twist on Brazilian street food wins top award

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

JessicaMurray-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Jessica Murray, a Washington State University graduate student from Woodland, Wash., used the crunch of quinoa, a popular new superfood, to put an international award-winning twist on a Brazilian snack. » More …