By Rachel Tompa, Fred Hutch News PULLMAN, Wash. – A recent small clinical trial for patients with a rare, aggressive brain cancer has shown promise. The targeted cancer therapy enlists a modified yeast protein that is the brainchild of Washington State University biologist Margaret Black.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have determined how a protein that helps cells fight viruses can also cause genetic mutations that lead to cancer.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – U.S. and Canadian researchers have found they can get a good idea of a grizzly bear’s diet over several months by looking at a single hair. The technique, which measures residues of trace metals, can be a major tool in determining if the threatened animals are […]
PULLMAN, Wash. – Raymond Reeves has been selected to give the 2014 Distinguished Faculty Address as part of the annual Showcase celebration of Washington State University research, scholarship and creative work.
Titin is a giant, spring-like protein that helps give all muscles their elastic recoil. It also gives the heart its ability to retain its shape after each beat. Veterinary research conducted at Washington State University has revealed that an unusually large form of titin in nearly born and newborn children makes their growing hearts more […]