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WSU files counter suits to protect new apple variety
March 14, 2018

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University announced today that it has taken legal action in state and federal court against Phytelligence, an agricultural biotechnology company, for breach of contract and patent and trademark infringement. The litigation, which relates to the Cosmic Crisp apple, was filed to protect WSU’s intellectual property rights.

Sexual harassment, gender stereotypes prevalent among youth
March 6, 2018

By Corrie Wilder, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

PULLMAN, Wash. – Young women enrolled in high schools and colleges told Washington State University researchers that people routinely make sexual comments, both in-person and online, about them and their bodies.

Researchers use single-atom catalyst, convert CO to CO2
March 5, 2018

By Siddharth Vodnala, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – Researchers from Washington State University and Tufts University have demonstrated for the first time that a single metal atom can act as a catalyst in converting carbon monoxide into carbon dioxide, a chemical reaction that is commonly used in catalytic converters to remove harmful gases from car exhaust.

WSU Regents approve real estate proposals, housing and dining rates
March 2, 2018

By Phil Weiler, University Communications

RICHLAND, Wash. – The Washington State University Board of Regents today agreed to move forward with two real estate actions and approved an increase to certain housing and dining rates for students in Pullman.

Life always finds a way
February 26, 2018

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – For the first time, researchers have seen life rebounding in the world’s driest desert, demonstrating that it could also be lurking in the soils of Mars.