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Ask Dr. Universe: Does science get harder every year?

PULLMAN, Wash. – We’ve got about three pounds of brain in our heads that help us look for answers and solve all kinds of problems. But it isn’t always easy. Sometimes an experiment doesn’t go the way I expect or I get stuck on a particularly tricky science question. » More …

Science: Inside the global campaign to get rid of rabies

PULLMAN, Wash. – Rabies vaccine work by professors Thumbi Mwangi and Felix Lankester to address the problem of infectious diseases crossing borders in Kenya, Tanzania and throughout Africa is part of a comprehensive article in the recent issue of Science magazine. » More …

March 2: Professors debate God, science, meaning

why-are-we-herePULLMAN, Wash. – A dialogue about God, science and the nature of reality between a Washington State University philosophy professor and a chemist from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, in the CUB auditorium. A Q&A session and reception will follow. » More …

Education alumna named state finalist for national award

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

SherwoodPORT TOWNSEND, Wash. – Washington State University alumna and Port Townsend science teacher Lois Sherwood is among the statewide winners who will compete nationally for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. » More …

July 1: Research center hosts free science expo, lunch

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PROSSER, Wash. – Research posters, presentations, awards and lunch will be presented free to the public 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, at the Walter Clore Center, 2140 Wine Country Rd., to showcase research from the Washington State University Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center in Prosser (IAREC). » More …

Students learn policy, advocate for science in nation’s capital

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Caruso,-left-and-GomezPULLMAN, Wash. – Two Washington State University students have been chosen to visit Washington, D.C., next month for “Making Our CASE,” a three-day program to learn about science policy and advocate for research support. Students will practice what they learn while visiting with members of Congress and staffers. » More …