By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – The effects of human activities on the natural world will be explored in four free, public events during Humanities Week 2016 at Washington State University April 8-14.
By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – An internationally renowned forest ecologist and leader in prison reform will talk about blending science, nature and social justice in a free, public address at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, in the CUB auditorium at Washington State University.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – A team of international scientists has shown that assigning a dollar value to the benefits nature provides agriculture improves the bottom line for farmers while protecting the environment. The study confirms that organic farming systems do a better job of capitalizing […]
PULLMAN, Wash. – A call for inclusive conservation published in this week’s issue of the journal Nature is signed by 240 leading conservation scientists, including Stephanie Hampton, director of the Center for Environmental Research, Education and Outreach at Washington State University.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – A free, public symposium, “Saving Nature and Improving Agriculture: Where Does Nature’s Wisdom Lie?” will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the CUB junior ballroom at Washington State University Pullman.
PULLMAN, Wash. – New federal guidelines for what products of nature might be eligible for patents will be discussed by a pharmacist/intellectual property lawyer at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 17, in the Veterinary and Biomedical Research Building 305 at Washington State University Pullman. The presentation will be videoconferenced in SPBS 409 at WSU Spokane.
By Jane Payumo, Office of International Programs PULLMAN, Wash. – The potential healing property of chemicals found in nature was addressed by two Washington State University faculty members recently at a scientific seminar in their home country of the Philippines.
PULLMAN — Microscopic roundworms are helping scientists better understand what regulates cholesterol and fatty acid levels in the body, according to Washington State University researcher Jennifer Watts.Her work is included in an article published today in the scientific journal Nature.The article, with lead authors from the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and Harvard Medical School, […]
Harold Mooney, an environmental biologist from Stanford University, will deliver the annual Lane Family Lecture at the WSU Pullman campus. The lecture, titled “Taking Stock of Nature’s Assets,” is slated for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, in the Todd auditorium. Mooney will discuss a recent international assessment of the world’s ecosystems by 1,300 social and […]
The approach of summer often brings with it delightful thoughts of gardening, scenic drives and nature watching. What could mar this beauty? Weeds! Washington is home to more than 500 weed species, 129 of which are noxious or non-native species. Though annoying pests to gardeners, weeds also cause statewide problems to acres of open terrain […]