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‘Innovators’ series to feature noted biofuels researcher Norman Lewis

PULLMAN – Norman Lewis, regents professor and director of the Institute of Biological Chemistry at WSU, will give a far-reaching futuristic perspective of our growing energy needs, with an emphasis on biofuels, in Seattle this month as part of WSU’s “Innovators” luncheon.   In a world once again confronted with volatility in oil prices, with […]

WSU expert says U.S. heading toward catastrophe

Seattle- Washington State University faculty member Thomas Preston believes it’s not a matter of if but when and how renegade terrorist groups will use weapons of mass destruction to cause the greatest number of civilian deaths possible. Only one percent of the approximately 600,000 cargo containers brought into Seattle ports each year are inspected, making […]

WSU Pharmacist helps elderly retain at-home lifestyles

SEATTLE – The pioneering research of Washington State University pharmacist and educator Stephen Setter could ensure that aging Americans will prolong their ability to live independent lives in their own homes, improving their quality of life and saving themselves (and often the state) the high cost of nursing home care. Setter makes that lifestyle a […]

The Innovators: Series debuts in Seattle

Research trailblazers are helping WSU make inroads on the strategic west side of the state. “The Innovators,” designed as a thought-provoking Seattle-area lecture series presented by WSU researchers, begins Friday, Sept. 30, with three presentations on “Biotechnology: Its Promises and Pathways.” The focus of the series is the many benefits offered to the state and […]