University of Washington

Q&A: ASU coach Herm Edwards discusses CEO role, potential changes and more

Coach Herm Edwards discusses his leadership role and the changes he will bring to Arizona State football.

College & University

Nature has more than one way to make methane, say biochemists

Methane is a potent greenhouse gas, trapping more solar radiation on Earth than carbon dioxide. It's also the primary component of natural gas, a …

Biology

Researchers unveil biomaterials that ‘act like autonomous computers’ to deliver drugs

Drugs and other treatments can be life-saving, but sometimes those life-saving abilities can also have harmful side effects.<p>Researchers at the …

Biomedical Engineering

UW Mascot 'Dubs' Announces Retirement

Dubs has been the furry face of University of Washington football for more than a decade.<p>SEATTLE, WA - He's been a very good boy for the last 10 …

Seattle

These 3D-Printed Gadgets Connect to Wi-Fi Without Electricity

In a blink of an eye, technology has gone from computers the size of a room to wireless devices that fit in the palm of your hand. Now, researchers …

Wi-Fi

Public hearing notice: Governing access to public records, copying

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Gerberding Hall, Room 142, on the University …

The Role of Leadership in PreK-3rd Grade

Children’s foundations for learning are built based on their experiences during the first eight years of life. Research shows that children who are …

Education

Temporary 'bathtub drains' in the ocean concentrate flotsam

An experiment using hundreds of plastic drifters in the Gulf of Mexico shows that rather than simply spread out, as current calculations would …

Gulf of Mexico

Ninth Circuit Appeals Court Rules Against Trump’s Travel Ban

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit in Seattle ruled on Friday that President Donald Trump exceeded his authority in the latest iteration …

Liberal View

Muscle weakness may increase bone loss: study

Researchers from the University of Washington, Seattle, studied mice whose calf muscles were exposed to botulinum toxin A (BTxA), a protein that …

Massage Therapy

iSchool Welcomes New Faculty Member Beth Patin

The School of Information Studies (iSchool) at Syracuse University is pleased to welcome a new tenure track faculty member to its ranks. Beth J. …

Education

Isaiah Thomas to have jersey retired by University of Washington

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Isaiah Thomas will have his No. 2 jersey retired by the University of Washington.<p>"God is good. God …

Basketball

Former Amazon analyst gets 6 months for insider trading

SEATTLE – A former Amazon financial at Amazon has been sentenced to six months in prison and a $2,500 fine after admitting he tipped off a college friend to details about the company's upcoming first-quarter earnings report in spring 2015.<p>Brett D. Kennedy was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty …

Markets

Plastic Bottle Connects To WiFi Without Electronics

Researchers have created a plastic that relates information on a Wi-Fi signal without needing additional electrical equipment<p>Researchers from the …

Wi-Fi

'December drought' continues

I just finished looking at the long-range model data. It looks like we are going to stay locked into this very unusual pattern for a while longer. So …

Portland, OR

Scientists Have Created Plastic Objects That Can Connect to Wi-Fi Without Any Electronics

Holy crap, what?<p>Scientists have developed new 3D-printed plastic objects that can hook up to Wi-Fi without the aid of any electronics or batteries, …

Science

Researchers 3D Print First Objects that Connect to Wi-Fi without Electronics

<b>3D printed gears and spring toggle a switch made of conductive plastic, which changes the state of a 3D printed antenna to convey data to a Wi-Fi</b> …

Wi-Fi

This Detergent Bottle Talks To Your Wi-Fi (And It’s Actually Useful)

For the first time ever, a team of engineers created simple plastic objects that communicate wirelessly–without using batteries or electronics.<p>Scientists at the University of Washington have engineered something that defies belief: inexpensive plastic contraptions that, despite containing no …

Wi-Fi

These 3D-Printable Devices Communicate Wirelessly Without Electronics or Batteries

As the Internet of Things (IoT) becomes more and more popular, one challenge in particular is proving to be very pressing: how to power all of those …

Communicate

3D-printed objects function using Wi-Fi, no need for batteries

Without the need for power, these objects be used as long as there's a Wi-Fi signal.The post 3D-printed objects function using Wi-Fi, no need for …

Wi-Fi

In first, 3-D printed objects connect to WiFi without electronics

Imagine a bottle of laundry detergent that can sense when you're running low on soap—and automatically connect to the internet to place an order for …

Wi-Fi

Do Animals Talk? Scientists Are About to Eavesdrop on Crows to Find Out If They Have Conversations

Want to learn what crows talk about when you’re not around? You have to record them in stealth mode.<p>In a union between fields, biologists and sound …

Birds

Researchers 3D-print WiFi-connected objects that don't need power

Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a way for 3D-printed plastic objects to transmit information via WiFi without the help of batteries or electronics. And they show that it can be done with commercially available plastics and WiFi receivers. "Our goal was to create something …

Computer Graphics

We Have a Billionaire Problem

You'll probably be much happier -- and more successful -- if your goal is a million-dollar idea.<p>I'm starting to think we have a billionaire problem. For 15 years, I've been fielding questions from business school students and doing my best to advise them, but lately the conversations are all about …

Entrepreneurship

Biost 561

Welcome to Biost 561, Computational Skills for Biostatistics 1!<p>This course treats advanced programming and computing skills for biostatistics. It is …

Teaching

UW Student Denied Release from Tacoma Immigration Detention Center

Now Bangally Fatty's lawyers will try to appeal to ICE directly. by Sydney BrownstoneRebecca Fatty, fifth from the left, holds her daughter while …

Immigration

World's Deepest-Living Fish Found Five Miles Beneath the Sea Surface

The oceans’s deepest point is <i>Challenger Deep,</i> a chasm <i></i>almost 11000 meters (36,200 feet) below the surface. Few fish species can stand this dark, …

Oceans

People Of Color Are More Likely To Be Exposed To Pollution Than White People

Yet not much is being done to fix it.<p>A recent government-funded study has found proof that environmental racism is alive and well.<p>The report found that people of color in the U.S. are more likely to encounter harmful air pollution than white people. Despite overall improvements in air quality, this …

Racism

When to fish: Timing matters for fish that migrate to reproduce

Alaska sockeye salmon migrating.Dennis Wise/University of WashingtonIt’s no secret that human activities affect fish, particularly those that must …

Fishing

The Culture of Harassing and Demeaning Women Scientists

Seattle