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Published: 09/27/2016

Biology Professor Jennifer Nemhauser was named on of the 82 HHMI and Simons and Gates Foundations 2016 Faculty Scholars. She is among the 7 Plant Biologists chosen as well, emphasizing the...Read more

Published: 09/27/2016

“What did you do over your summer vacation?”

Every September, grade school students answer that question with a litany of activities, from sports camps to Disneyland to visiting grandparents. But...Read more

Published: 09/19/2016

A team of volunteer monitors recently caught an invasive green crab in Westcott Bay, San Juan Island, marking the first confirmed discovery of this global invader in Washington’s...Read more

Published: 09/19/2016

Asst. Prof. Abby Swann was quoted in an article on changing landscape trends in Los Angeles. To cut water use, utilities and agencies have been...Read more

Published: 09/19/2016

Prof. Sam Wasser was quoted and his work referenced in a Seattle Times article on Vulcan's completion of the Great Elephant Census. The results, published...Read more

Published: 09/27/2016

There’s a whole world between your ears. And neuroscientist Bing Brunton, assistant professor of ...Read more

unloading Tuffs-Love Rex from lift to the Burke dock
Published: 08/23/2016

Assistant Prof. Greg Wilson and his team have discovered a Tyrannosaurus rex, including the skull, which is believed to be one of just 15 T. rex skulls found anywhere in the...Read more

Dougsley poses with friends before settling in at the Volunteer Park Conservatory
Published: 08/19/2016

Visitors to Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory are in for a stinking treat, courtesy of the Department of Biology at the University of Washington. The conservatory has taken in a young...Read more

Published: 12/20/2016

Arguing in a Boston courtroom in 1770, John Adams famously pronounced, “Facts are stubborn...Read more

Published: 11/30/2016

Congrats to ME professor Minoru Taya on the publication of his latest book, Bionspired Actuators and Sensors, out this fall from Cambridge University Press! Co-written with researchers in the...Read more