Joyce Yen of the University of Washington worked with the Heising-Simons Foundation to dismantle bias and promote diversity in a prominent grant that the Foundation awards to postdoctoral researchers. Here, Yen shares the ways bias can work against...
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University of Washington researchers have found that warmer temperatures, at levels expected under most climate change projections, can lead to higher concentrations of arsenic in rice grains.
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Researchers have created the first comprehensive database of all the wildfire fuels that have been measured across North America. Ultimately, it can help scientists make more informed decisions about fire and smoke situations.
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A new experiment by the University of Washington has found that some corals are more likely to eat microplastics when they are consuming other food, yet microplastics alone are undesirable.
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UW researchers have created Carpentry Compiler, a digital tool that allows users to design woodworking projects. Once a project is designed, the tool creates optimized fabrication instructions based on the materials and equipment a user has...
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Using a mathematical framework with roots in artificial intelligence and robotics, UW researchers were able to uncover the process for how a person makes choices in groups. And, they also found they were able to predict a person’s choice more...
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A new University of Washington study finds that families with a father in prison tend to live in neighborhoods with higher poverty.
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UW Medicine's genome sciences team creates curriculum that makes information personal to youths. It's being tested in 50 classrooms.
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Stars and stories: University of Washington astronomer Emily Levesque gathering material for book on 'true tales of observational astronomy'
Emily Levesque, UW assistant professor of astronomy, and an increasingly well-known name in her field, is working on material for a new book for science-loving general readers, to be called "The Last Stargazers: True Tales of the Colorful and...
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Sarah Gimbel, a nurse epidemiologist and a U. Wash. global health prof., is an expert on Mozambique.
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Hurricane forecasts moving from storm tracks to coastal impacts, says University of Washington's Shuyi Chen
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