University of Washington

You might charge your iPhone very differently soon

What if you didn’t need to remember your charging cable to keep your phone juiced up all day? Apple recently acquired a patent for technology that …

Wi-Fi

Eagles draft CB Rasul Douglas with 3rd-round pick

The way the Eagles look at it, they've selected two of their 14 favorite players despite having just one first-round pick.<p>The Eagles selected …

NFL

Husky 2018 Recruiting Class A Top 10 Class So Far

Coach Petersen and company have been busy wrapping up Spring Ball, however they also have been busy on the recruiting trail extending offers and also …

College & University

Eagles select Sidney Jones at 43rd overall

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Philadelphia

Apple patents method to charge devices wirelessly using Wi-Fi router

This week, Apple was granted a patent for a method that could mean users would be able to charge their iPhones wirelessly using a Wi-Fi …

Wi-Fi

Bengals' 1st Round: John Ross, WR, Washington

With their first round pick at No. 9 overall, the Cincinnati Bengals selected University of Washington wide receiver John Ross.<p><b>ENQUIRER ANALYSIS</b><p>John …

NFL Draft

Instagram Food Photos Keep Dieters on Track

Trying to eat healthier? Keep taking photos of your kale salad.

Social Media

Bengals believe in John Ross' knees

The Cincinnati Bengals’ medical staff must have done its homework on John Ross.<p>The Bengals made the former University of Washington wide receiver the …

NFL Draft

Forget cords. Apple might be planning to charge your future iPhone using Wi-Fi.

In the future, charging your iPhone could be as seamless as getting in range of a Wi-Fi signal.<p>Apple was recently granted a patent for a system equipped to harness the wireless signals emitted by routers to charge electronic devices. The system described in the filing, which was uncovered by</i> …

Wi-Fi

By age 6, kids already think boys are better than girls in programming and robotics

There’s a lot of effort to attract women to the computer sciences at universities and the workforce. But to shift technology’s gender imbalance we …

Gender

In N.F.L. Draft’s First Round, Offense Is Back in Favor

PHILADELPHIA — Offense ruled early in the opening round of the N.F.L. draft on Thursday, with quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers in demand after years of focus on linemen and defense. Several teams traded up to acquire quarterbacks, creating competitions for starting jobs.<p>Eight of the …

NFL

Sweet 16 Chosen for 2017 UW Business Plan Competition

AbiliTrek was among the top 16 teams chosen to advance to the next round.<p>Proving you can make it in the real world is tough enough for most …

MBA

Mozak: a game that crowdsources the detailed mapping of brain-cells

Mozak is a game where you score points for participating in the mass-scale, crowdsourced mapping of dendrites in scanned brains of humans, rodents, …

Neuroscience

UW spinout WiBotic lands $2.5M to build technology that charges drones and robots wirelessly

University of Washington spinout WiBotic, which is building technology that wirelessly powers drones and other robotic devices, has raised $2.5 …

Startups

Food photos help Instagram users with healthy eating

People are turning to Instagram as a place where they can log food intake and track healthy eating behaviors by posting photos of everything they eat …

Eating

Kshama Sillies!

The other three serious candidates were largely reacting to Oliver’s activist agenda.<p>Apr 21st, 2017 by<p>The tax will likely trigger a precedent-setting …

Seattle

In Their Own Words: Experts on Donald Trump’s Presidency

We talked to historians, activists, authors, and White House veterans on how President Donald Trump's first 100 days measure up against his predecessors. Here are some more of their takeaways.<p>His changing views<p>"He's almost unique in that he's a president who does not feel that because he made a …

Politics

Couple charged in shooting outside Seattle right-wing event

SEATTLE (AP) — Prosecutors on Monday charged a couple in connection with a shooting during a demonstration over the appearance of a right-wing speaker at the University of Washington in January.<p>Elizabeth Hokoana, 29, was charged with first-degree assault with a firearm enhancement for shooting a …

Crime

This is why you should be letting your child play on the swings

New research has revealed playing on the swings is good for kids under the age of five

Parenting

4 Reasons Why Kids Should Go To Swim Camp

With summer around the corner, it’s time to think about swim camp. When my kids were younger, they loved going to swim camp at the University of …

Kids

FoldIt dev has a new game that's helping map the human brain

<i>"You can see this as symbiosis — computers learn from what people are doing and they do better."</i><p><i>- University of Washington Center for Game Science</i> …

Game Design

5 Life-Saving Body Checks Women Should Do Regularly

While you probably know how to examine your breasts every month to catch the first signs of breast cancer, you may not realize that there are a lot of other checks that can help make sure your body’s in tip-top shape. These regular self-exams will often reveal any obvious red flags way quicker than …

Women's Health

Seattle health startup speeds up lab tests to improve use of antibiotics

Patients who are in pain from infections often can’t wait two days until lab-test results come in, so doctors prescribe antibiotics right away. But …

Medicine

Lesley Young, Jonathan Chavkin

Lesley Anne Young, the daughter of Nancy J. Holland Young of Seattle and the late Michael J. Young, was married Aprill 22 to Jonathan Samuel Chavkin, the son of Nancy A. Chavkin and Peter A. Chavkin of New York. Rabbi Joseph Skloot, a friend of the couple, officiated at the Seattle Tennis Club.<p>The …

Climate Change Was the Epicenter of March for Science

• <i>Published:</i> April 22nd, 2017<p>WASHINGTON, D.C. — The roar of the crowd of thousands of scientists and supporters rippled up and down Constitution Avenue …

Climate

Sidney Jones: Achilles tear is just a minor bump in the road

University of Washington cornerback Sidney Jones was viewed as a first-round draft pick before suffering a torn Achilles tendon at the school’s Pro …

NFL

Melding Mind and Machine: How Close Are We?

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

Cyborgs

UW vs Cal: Nation's top rowing programs face off in Seattle on Saturday

SEATTLE -- They’ve been the premier college rowing programs on the West Coast, if not the United States in a rivalry dating to 1903. Several times …

College & University

University of Washington among top schools at turning ideas into patents and startups, study says

Coming up with a great idea for a new technology or startup is one thing. But turning that idea into a commercially viable product or company is a …

Innovation

Attorney General Bob Ferguson on chess moves and the Muslim ban

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson was elected in 2012 after a career path that included service on the King County Council, litigation for a …

Bob Ferguson