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Team Verde wins WSU Global Case Competition
April 13, 2015

By Craig Lawson, International Programs

globe_pacificrimistock_350pxPULLMAN, Wash. – University partnerships, education and practical application for dealing with plastic waste in Manaus, Brazil were addressed by the winning team in the fifth Washington State University Global Case Competition April 10.

Feb. 3: Plastic trash discussed as reproductive health hazard
January 29, 2015

By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

Pat-HuntPULLMAN, Wash. – Patricia Hunt is an expert on how plastics impact reproductive mechanisms in humans and other animals. She will discuss “Are We Trashing Our Reproductive Health” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, in CUE 203 at Washington State University.

Industry/university bioplastics research center a first
December 3, 2014

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

bioplastics-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – “Plastics… There’s a great future in plastics.” That line from the 1967 movie, “The Graduate,” could be revised to say that the future is now in bioplastics.

Man-made plastics linked to birth defects
October 6, 2006

PULLMAN – The likelihood that older pregnant women will give birth to chromosomally abnormal children will be greatly diminished if Washington State University geneticist Patricia Hunt has her way.Hunt, an internationally renowned geneticist and faculty member in the WSU School of Molecular Biosciences, and her research colleagues are examining the role age plays in altering chromosomes in human eggs.She will discuss her research in “Birth Defects and Older Mothers: Piecing Together the Genetic Puzzle” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at The Rainier Club, 840 4th Ave., Seattle. Tickets are $30 per person and include lunch from noon to 1:30 p.m., with registration to … » More …