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Published: 08/20/2018

Renowned international UW plant biologist Keiko Torii will present the Annals of Botany Lecture at ComBio2018, a major Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)...Read more

Published: 08/20/2018

Have you heard of the University of Washington’s Medicinal Herb Garden?

Although it has been around since 1911, it remains a little-known feature of the University of Washington campus.

The...Read more

Published: 08/09/2018

KUOW Bill Radke talks to Seattle Times reporter Lynda Mapes and Dr. Deborah Giles, whale research biologist for the University of Washington's Center for Conservation Biology about...Read more

Published: 08/02/2018

The last time scientists visited Ile aux Cochons in 1982, an island that is part of an archipelago in the southern Indian Ocean, the king penguin population...Read more

Published: 07/30/2018

During a weeklong series of dives in OceanGate’s Cyclops 1 submersible, researchers will study the ecosystem of the Salish Sea, the network of U.S.-Canadian coastal waterways that...Read more

Published: 07/18/2018

There are aquatic insects that can live on, or partially in, water. But diving under the surface for extended periods of time is a rare skill. One...Read more

Published: 07/13/2018

Congratulations to Drs Ben Hall, Lynn Riddiford, and Daniel Schindler on their election to the Washington State Academy of Sciences!

Benjamin Hall, Professor Emeritus, University of Washington;...Read more

Published: 07/11/2018

Forty years ago biology professor Jim Kenagy set out for Frenchman Coulee near Vantage, Washington, with a group of students to meet the beetles. Not the rock band from...Read more

Published: 07/09/2018

Congratulations to Affiliate Associate Professor Popi Borboroglu for winning the National Geographic/Howard G. Buffett Award for Leadership in...Read more

Published: 07/03/2018

There’s no soft or polite way to say this. The trial run of the University of Washington’s class “Calling Bull—-” by Carl Bergstrom and Jevin West went well...Read more