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Sports Science Lab works to improve college baseball

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – “Plug your ears.” Immediately after Jeff Kensrud says this, a cannon fires a 140-mile-per-hour baseball at a composite bat. The ball collides with a resounding clang, and both ball and bat ricochet backward.

Research improves beef quality

PULLMAN- WSU has signed a licensing agreement with Merial Limited., a world-leading animal health company, to commercialize DNA technology that will benefit beef and dairy cattle producers in the selection, breeding and management of their herds. The technology was originally developed by Zhihua Jiang, assistant professor of animal sciences.   “We are pleased to take […]

WSU at hub of testing procedures

It begins with just a telephone call. Unusual deaths in a flock of backyard chickens or ducks may prompt a call to the state veterinarian’s office, launching a statewide system of “bird flu” testing centered at the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL), in the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine. WSU is a founding member […]

Nurse channels student activism

Anyone who missed getting their cholesterol screened at the CUB in September will have another chance in February. The one-day screening last fall drew so much interest, people had to be turned away. “We had no idea it was going to be so popular,” said Marsha C. Turnbull, a registered nurse at WSU Health and […]