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Four selected as American Chemical Society fellows

  Sue Clark   Kerry Hipps   Kenneth Nash   Young Wang PULLMAN – Four WSU faculty members have been named 2010 Fellows of the American Chemical Society (ACS). They are among 192 distinguished scientists who were named ACS Fellows in recognition of their outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and service to ACS, the world’s largest […]

Research shows drop in proper restraints

PULLMAN – Washingtonians may lead the nation in buckling up when they drive, but recent research at WSU shows the state’s drivers are not nearly so conscientious when it comes to providing proper child safety restraints for the children riding with them. Just last month, a study conducted by the Washington Traffic Safety Commission showed […]

WSU seeking patent on wheat

WSU is seeking international patent protection on Scarlet Rz1, a new spring wheat genotype believed to be the first to have resistance to Rhizoctonia root rot, a yield-limiting root disease found world-wide.   “This is the first wheat genotype that we know of that has tolerance to this disease,” said Kim Kidwell, interim spring wheat […]

WSU Spokane hosts research conference

Washington State University’s Riverpoint Campus in Spokane will be the site of a conference titled “Chromosomes, Reproduction, and the Environment,” on May 18 and 19. Hosted by WSU researchers Patricia Hunt, Terry Hassold and Lisa Shaffer, the meeting will address the causes of chromosomal abnormalities that lead to birth defects, miscarriages and infertility. Participants include […]

Faculty fill up and fraternize

Here are the researchers with office and collaborative lab space in the new Plant Biosciences Building. The names are grouped according to location in the building and shared disciplines. Dennis Johnson, Rm. 107, professor, Plant Pathology, 335-3753, dajohn@wsu.edu. Research: Epidemiology and management of diseases of irrigated crops, and ecology of plant pathogens on natural vegetation. […]

Researchers to study the role of bacteria in sediments

Brent Peyton and Rajesh Sani, researchers in the Washington State University Center for Multiphase Environmental Research, received a four-year $1.2 million grant for a project to characterize indigenous microorganisms in the metal-contaminated sediments of Idaho’s Lake Coeur d’Alene and to analyze their role in the transport of metals through the environment.The work, sponsored by the […]

WSU academia present research findings Dec. 4

New members of the Washington State University academic community will reveal their research findings during the Freshman Seminar Research Symposium on Thursday, Dec. 4, from 3-5 p.m. in the Samuel H. Smith Center for Undergraduate Education, Room 502. The researchers, all first-year students enrolled in the university’s Freshman Seminar Program, have worked under the mentorship […]

Antidepressants, sperm function studied by Spokane researchers

Researchers at Washington State University Spokane are now enrolling subjects in the first-ever study of the effects of a class of common antidepressant on sperm function. The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development has awarded $143,000 to fund the study on the effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) on sperm function, including […]