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Published: 10/04/2018

The oft-repeated mantra that correlation does not imply causation is not always effective. The media, the general public, and even scientists themselves, are often guilty of seeing cause-and-effect when there...Read more

Published: 10/01/2018

Plant scientists have observed that when levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere rise, most plants do something unusual: They thicken their leaves.

But the consequences of...Read more

Published: 09/24/2018

For angiosperms — or flowering plants — one of the most important decisions facing them each year is when to flower. It is no trivial undertaking. To flower, they must...Read more

Published: 09/19/2018

The international trade in elephant ivory has been illegal since 1989, yet African elephant numbers continue to decline. In 2016, the International Union for Conservation of Nature...Read more

Published: 09/18/2018

This week, a team of research scientists climbed into a small submarine and plunged to the bottom of the Salish Sea off San Juan Island, in search...Read more

Published: 09/11/2018

UW Biology today opened the doors to a new Life Sciences Building that will transform learning, teaching and research for generations.

The $171 million Life Sciences complex includes seven floors...Read more

Published: 08/31/2018

Evan Sugden is a honeybee expert with UW Biology. He says he hasn’t noticed any behavioral changes in honeybees due to wildfire smoke. But he notes...Read more

Published: 08/31/2018

New research is showing that climate change is expected to accelerate rates of crop loss due to the activity of another group of hungry creatures — insects....Read more

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

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