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Published: 02/12/2020

“Insidious confusion” is a useful shorthand for how experts say disinformation about coronavirus is mutating and spreading faster than the outbreak itself. University of Washington researchers ...Read more

An Aedes mosquito with pollen sacs on its eyes feeding from Platanthera flowers
Published: 01/23/2020

Without their keen sense of smell, mosquitoes wouldn’t get very far. They rely on this sense to find a host to bite and spots to lay eggs.

And without that...Read more

Published: 01/22/2020

Suciasaurus rex, a meat-eating predator that lived about 88 million years ago, may soon be the official state dinosaur, thanks to eons of geologic upheaval, a chance discovery and some...Read more

Published: 04/13/2018

Tim Gallaher was named as a finalist in the 2018 Graduate School Mentoring Award for Postdoctoral Trainees. 

Hilary Hayford was also nominated for this presitgious award.

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Published: 04/13/2018

Biology graduate student Itzue Caviedes-Soli was named one of the Husky 100. Each year, the Husky 100 recognizes 100 UW undergraduate and graduate students from Bothell, Seattle...Read more

Published: 04/11/2018

A University of Washington professor has been awarded the prestigious Albert Schweitzer Medal for his work for developing noninvasive tools for monitoring human impacts on wildlife. Samuel K....Read more

Published: 04/02/2018

Sharlene Santana was interviewed on the Here Be Monsters podcast. In this episode, HBM host Jeff Emtman attempts to make a metaphor about bats and humans and talks to...Read more

Published: 03/29/2018

In Our Nature, the UW Sustanability blog, reports on how UW Solar worked with the Biology Department and the Life Sciences Building's design...Read more

Gorgonopsian Skull
Published: 03/29/2018

A team led by paleontologists and geologists at the University of Washington has uncovered new fossils in Zambia and Tanzania and has examined previously collected fossils and...Read more

Published: 03/09/2018

The late Professor Robert T. Paine's work with keystone species is being featured in a short film "The Serengeti Rules," which has been accepted into the TriBeca Film Festival in New York....Read more

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