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Published: 02/08/2018

Established in 2012, the Washington Open Objects Fabricators 3D Print Club — WOOF for short — is a UW student organization focused on advancing 3D printing technologies through education,...Read more

Published: 02/07/2018

Dr. Dee Boersma was named a finalist for the Indianapolis Prize, the world's leading award for animal conservation. Dee is a conservationist dedicated to the study...Read more

Published: 02/06/2018

Ken Sebens was recently on King5 News talking about the effects of climate change on sea life. His research at the Friday Harbor Labs has been looking at...Read more

Published: 02/06/2018

Adam Summers was featured on King5 news talking about hagfish slime and his work using a CT scanner to catalogue detailed fish images. 

The CT scanner, located at ...Read more

Published: 02/05/2018

The lab of Sharlene Santana has created Pocket Bats—a new outreach project using Augment, a free augmented reality app available on iPhone and Android devices, to make 3D...Read more

Published: 01/29/2018

Scott Freeman just published a book, Saving Tarboo Creek, detailing the work that he and his family have been doing to help restore a degraded salmon stream on the Olympic peninsula. The book...Read more

Mosquito Arena
Published: 01/29/2018

Most of us surely don’t think of mosquitoes as being especially adept at learning. But that may not be the case.

In a paper published Jan. 25 in ...Read more

Published: 01/23/2018

A lab-designed hormone could unlock mysteries harbored by plants.

By developing a synthetic version of the plant hormone auxin and an engineered receptor to recognize it, University of Washington biology...Read more

Published: 01/22/2018

Think of them as extra-large parasites.

A small group of fishes — possibly the world’s cleverest carnivorous grazers — feeds on the scales of other fish in the tropics. The different...Read more

Published: 01/10/2018

Sam Wasser's work to disrupt elephant poachers and traffickers is in the New York Times article, "In Africa, Geneticists Are Hunting Poachers."

Dr. Wasser’s primary target is traffickers, not...Read more