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Published: 02/10/2022

Billie Swalla, UW Biology Professor, was quoted in Scientific American on Oikopleura, a group of organisms that discard genes to make a better heart.

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Published: 01/12/2022

UW News has published an article featuring new research led by UW Biology Assistant Professor Briana Abrahms about new insights into how some wild animals do – or don’t...Read more

Published: 01/11/2022

UW Biology alumna '19, Nadia Popovici, was recently featured in the news for alerting Vancouver Canucks equipment manager Brian "Red" Hamilton to a cancerous mole during a Seattle Kraken game....Read more

Published: 01/05/2022

Katie Holt, UW Biology graduate student, and Dee Boersma, UW Biology Professor, were featured in an article in UW News for their research on the 2019 heat...Read more

Published: 01/05/2022

Briana Abrahms, UW Biology Assistant Professor, was quoted in a news story by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries on research discussing how to best prevent whale entanglement...Read more

Published: 01/05/2022

Z Yan Wang, incoming joint Assistant Professor in Biology and Psychology, was quoted in an article in The Scientist on the challenges that postdoctoral fellows faced before COVID-19 changed...Read more

Published: 11/17/2021

One of the facts of life for humans is the replacement of baby teeth with permanent adult teeth. Whether pulled out prematurely, wiggled loose by eager hands or naturally falling...Read more

Published: 11/17/2021

On Sunday, Nov. 7 we switch from daylight saving time to standard time. A University of Washington expert in circadian rhythms says that’s a good thing.

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Published: 11/17/2021

Yan Wang, who will be joining the University of Washington as a joint Assistant Professor in Biology and Psychology in Autumn 2022, was recently named an Allen Institute...Read more