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Published: 06/05/2020

Right as Rain, the UW Medicine digital publication, published an article on microplastics and their potential impact on the environment and human health....Read more

Published: 06/05/2020

Danielle Marangoni-Simonsen, class of 2017 Biology grad, was one of twenty-two UW students and alumni to be awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship for the 2020-21 academic year. The...Read more

Published: 05/29/2020

The precise herd immunity threshold for the novel coronavirus is not yet clear, but several experts said they believed it would be higher than 60 percent. Carl Bergstrom comments on herd immunity...Read more

Published: 05/13/2020

Deborah Gilesresearch scientist for Sam Wasser's University of Washington Center for Conservation Biology, was featured in an article on KUOW about Pacific Northwest whales...Read more

Published: 05/07/2020

Ben Kerr spoke to KUOW about antibiotics and the pandemic.

A recent report in the journal Science suggested that antibiotic use for this purpose was surging both in...Read more

Published: 05/05/2020

Congratulations to our Biology students recently included in this year’s Husky 100! The Husky 100 recognizes the outstanding work and achievements of students (both undergraduate and graduate) that are...Read more

Published: 05/04/2020

Carl Bergstrom co-authored this OpEd piece in the New York Times, on what is not said about herd immunity.

In the absence of a vaccine, developing immunity to a disease...Read more

Published: 05/01/2020

Carl Bergstrom, biology professor, was quoted in The Atlantic in a guide to making sense of the coronavirus.

Expertise is not just about knowledge, but also about the...Read more

Published: 04/30/2020

Hannah Jordt, graduate student in the Kerr lab, was quoted in a UW News article on antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Scientists at the University of Washington and the University of Idaho...Read more

Published: 04/21/2020

Carl Bergstrom, biology professor, was quoted in a New York Times article about the coronavirus and social distancing.

In New Zealand, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has been using...Read more

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