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Published: 02/27/2019

The Life Sciences Building has won the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce's 2018 Building of the Year!  The seven-floor, 187,000-square-foot-research and teaching facility is designed to facilitate innovation and collaboration,...Read more

Published: 02/15/2019

Burke Museum, University of Washington, and Brandon University

Seattle—The iconic evergreen forests of the Pacific Northwest haven’t always been here.

In a recent study published in the...Read more

Published: 02/14/2019

Parenthood can be a struggle, particularly for families with multiple children in need of care, nurturing, protection and attention. But a weary mom or dad may find...Read more

Published: 02/11/2019

Congratulations to Tri Pham and Clemens Cabernard for their recent publication in iScience!

The paper describes cellular and biophysical mechanisms underlying the formation of sibling cell size...Read more

Published: 01/31/2019

Antarctica wasn’t always a frozen wasteland—250 million years ago, it was covered in forests and rivers, and the temperature rarely dipped below freezing. It was also home to diverse wildlife,...Read more

Published: 01/23/2019

There are more wolves in Washington state than officials originally estimated. A lot more.

In the most recent estimate from 2018, officials counted 24 packs. The state reports a growth...Read more

Published: 01/02/2019

As scientific funding becomes increasingly scarce, professors in STEM fields spend more time in their offices writing grant applications: by ...Read more

Published: 01/02/2019

Like most of their stout-bodied, flippered kin, Magellanic penguins spend much of their lives in the ocean. From late autumn through winter and into spring in the Southern Hemisphere, these...Read more

Published: 12/03/2018

*All photographs by Jaymi Heimbuch

In the UW's Conservation Canines program, rescue dogs find a home and a purpose in tracking wildlife scat for science. Photographer Jaymi...Read more