By Mary Catherine Frantz, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Ph.D. student Thu (Lily) Ly has won a prestigious graduate fellowship from the American Heart Association.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a $1.57 million National Institutes of Health grant to understand the molecular-scale mechanisms that cause cardiomyopathy, or heart muscle disease.
By Lorraine Nelson, College of Pharmacy SPOKANE, Wash. – The National Science Foundation has awarded three years of research support to two doctoral students in the College of Pharmacy at the Washington State University health sciences campus in Spokane.
By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – I’ve gained 5 pounds since last summer. My body mass index is still fine, but I need to stop gaining to keep it that way.
Nancy and Ann Wilson lead Heart with guitar and vocals for four decades PULLMAN, Wash. – Heart – the legendary band inducted in 2013 into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – will headline this year’s Dad’s Weekend concert, 7:30 p.m. Oct 11, at Beasley Coliseum. Led by sisters lead singer Ann Wilson and guitarist […]
PULLMAN – In hibernation, a bear’s heart function mimics certain heart diseases of humans and other animals. When a bear comes out of hibernation, its heart resumes normal functioning, unlike humans and other animals with diseased hearts. Hibernating bears have heart rates of about 18 beats per minute. In humans, heart rates this slow would […]
Signs were attached to WSU’s giant blue heart statue this morning, carrying messages disagreeing with there being a 33rd paper heart memorializing the suicidal gunman who killed 32 innocent people at Virginia Tech on April 16. The April 16 killing rampage was the most deadly incident on any U.S. college campus in history. The gunman, Seung-hui Cho, 23, was a senior […]
Early morning art critics displayed their opinion Tuesday by draping a huge tarp with the words “Return to Sender” over the the giant blue heart sculpture located near Grimes and Stadium Way. The painted bronze casting by artist Jim Dine, titled Technicolar Heart, was part of a large fall outdoor art exhibit that included 11 […]
Titin is a giant, spring-like protein that helps give all muscles their elastic recoil. It also gives the heart its ability to retain its shape after each beat. Veterinary research conducted at Washington State University has revealed that an unusually large form of titin in nearly born and newborn children makes their growing hearts more […]