By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – A meeting in a forest between a biologist and a mathematician could lead to thicker, faster growing trees.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University archaeologists are at the helm of new research using sophisticated computer technology to learn how past societies responded to climate change.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A Washington State University Tri-Cities professor is part of a project awarded $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation to teach mathematical modeling in elementary school as it applies to real-world cultural and community contexts.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University scientists Stephen Henderson and Nikolay Strigul have developed a computer model that uses photographs to recreate the complex geometry of coastal plants.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences VANCOUVER, Wash. – Drought could render the U.S. Northeast’s mixed forests unsustainable after 2050 while Washington’s Cascade Mountains may require tropical and subtropical forest species, according to researchers using a new type of mathematical model at Washington State University.
By Tara Roberts, University of Idaho communications PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 6,000 fires have burned more than 1 million acres in the Northwest in 2015, and experts predict severe wildfires in coming years.
By Alyssa Patrick, College of Engineering and Architecture SPOKANE, Wash. – Crime prevention theories suggest that when a burglar decides to rob a house, he or she chooses a home that gives passers-by a poor view of entry points such as doors, windows and garages.