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Published: 08/07/2020

Carl Bergstrom and Jevin West's new book, Calling Bullshit: The Art of Skepticism in a Data-Driven World, was released this week. C. Brandon Ogbunu, computational biologist and assistant professor...Read more

Published: 08/07/2020

Elli Theobald and Scott Freeman were featured in this article in UW's The Daily on the uneven playing field of competitive STEM majors.

“Achievement gaps are not...Read more

Published: 08/06/2020

Carl Bergstrom was quoted in this BuzzFeed News article on pooled testing for the coronavirus.

A decades-old lab procedure could help the United States claw its way out...Read more

Published: 08/03/2020

Carl Bergstrom and Jevin West were featured in this article in The Economist on debunking dodgy data.

ON JULY 2ND the American state of Georgia counted a...Read more

Published: 07/31/2020

Abigail Swann, Associate Professor for the UW Department of Biology and Department of Atmospheric Sciences, was recently awarded the American Meteorological Society’s Walter Orr Roberts Lectureship

The Walter...Read more

Published: 07/30/2020

A Navy military testing program that appeared headed to routine approval has hit a wall of opposition from Washington’s governor, attorney general and state agencies because of potential harm to...Read more

Published: 07/28/2020
Tahlequah is pregnant again.
 
The mother orca raised worldwide concern when she carried her dead calf 17 days and more than 1,000 miles, almost exactly two years ago. Now,...Read more
Published: 07/27/2020

Americans struggling through the worsening coronavirus outbreak got some rare good news this week as researchers delivered encouraging updates about potential vaccines. Even Dr. Anthony Fauci, whose gloomy warnings have...Read more

Published: 07/22/2020

Carl Bergstrom is featured in this New York Times article about the coronavirus infection counts being much higher than the reported cases in some parts of the U.S....Read more

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