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WSU e-bandage combats drug-resistant bacteria, wins defense innovation award

By Erik Gomez, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – A WSU research team was awarded the TechConnect Defense Innovation Award at this year’s Defense Innovation Technology Acceleration Challenges summit for their invention of an electrochemical scaffold to combat drug-resistant bacterial wound infections

Aug. 23: A way ahead for the U.S. in the Middle East

PULLMAN, Wash. – Efforts that the U.S. should and should not undertake to support peace and prosperity in the Middle East and at home will be discussed by retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, in the CUB junior ballroom at Washington State University. A reception will be at 1:30 […]

Defense grant expands police fatigue study

SPOKANE, Wash. – A research study on police fatigue that starts this summer at the WSU Sleep and Performance Research Center (SPRC) has received a funding boost from the U.S. Department of Defense. A two-year, $244,000 grant from the Office of Naval Research has nearly doubled the funding for and expanded the scope of the […]

Combat veterans face more lifelong challenges

MacLean VANCOUVER – Americans often view the plight of their country’s combat-weary veterans as similar to the stark and often iconic scenes from photos reflecting foreign battlefields over the decades.  But recent WSU research suggests that, for many U.S. veterans, combat is a defining experience that often sets the trajectory of the balance of their lives.   In […]