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Washington State University is a public research university in Pullman, Washington. Founded in 1890, WSU is one of the oldest land-grant universities in the American West and features programs in a broad range of academic disciplines. This author account is not officially owned by Washington State University. This author account is being used only for giving credits to the University.
Natural ways to avoid the heat

Natural ways to avoid the heat

Cranking up the air conditioner isn’t the only way to deal with the stifling heat that is blanketing much of North America and Europe. Washington...
Cutting-edge needles promise more accuracy in medical procedures

Cutting-edge needles promise more accuracy in medical procedures

Scientists at Washington State University are creating waterjet-based, steerable needles that could give doctors more accuracy and control and reduce tissue damage in many common,...
Titan VanCoug now in bloom

A Rare Corpse Flower now in bloom at the WSU campus

After 17 years, a rare corpse flower housed at Washington State University Vancouver is finally blooming for the first time. Titan VanCoug, as it is known...
asteroids

Asteroid tracking software updated to be 25 times faster

Modeling the shape and movement of near‑Earth asteroids is now up to 25 times faster thanks to new Washington State University research. The WSU scientists improved...
Study demonstrates stress reduction benefits from petting dogs, cats

Study demonstrates stress reduction benefits from petting dogs, cats

College is stressful. Students have classes, papers, and exams. But they also often have work, bills to pay, and so many other pressures common...
iceworm

Unlocking secrets of the ice worm

The ice worm is one of the largest organisms that spends its entire life in ice and Washington State University scientist Scott Hotaling is...
Turmeric can prevent cancer

Timed release of turmeric stops cancer cell growth

A Washington State University research team has developed a drug delivery system using curcumin, the main ingredient in the spice turmeric, that successfully inhibits...