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Routine eye exam could help detect autism
October 14, 2015

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By Linda Weiford, WSU News

SPOKANE, Wash. – What if a simple penlight pupil test – like the one performed daily in doctors’ offices – could help diagnose autism?

Researchers isolate smallest unit of sleep to date
June 9, 2015

By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications science writer

Krueger-James-Aug2012SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University Spokane scientists have grown a tiny group of brain cells that can be induced to fall asleep, wake up and even show rebound sleep after “staying up late.”