STEM

December 15, 2017

The puzzle of aging: UW experts are piecing together new ways to live longer and better

Building on decades of research and outreach, UW experts are piecing together new ways to live longer and better.


December 8, 2017

Engineering on the brain

Doctors, engineers and other experts work together at the UW Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering.


December 7, 2017

The opioid boom

The prevailing practice for treating addiction to painkillers led to the worst man-made epidemic in modern medical history.


June 27, 2017

Before Paul Allen funded UW’s computer science labs, he got kicked out of them

Before he funded UW's computer science labs, Paul Allen got kicked out of them.


June 16, 2017

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Armed with DNA and forensic science, Sam Wasser fights to save endangered species

Biology professor Sam Wasser fights to save endangered species.


March 1, 2017

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Why Gates gave: What $279 million will do for global health

A historic $279 million donation will enable the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation to forecast health scenarios.


population health, global health, health care

Scientists, doctors and data collectors join forces for population health

Scientists, doctors and data collectors join forces for population health.


February 27, 2017

Inspired by ‘Hidden Figures,’ UW engineer and astronaut honored for STEM contributions

Inspired by the film "Hidden Figures," the Obama White House honored a group of women of color who have contributed to NASA’s success. Two UW alumnae were included.


December 1, 2015

UW wearable technology knows who’s using it

In today’s smartphone, technologies can track how much energy a particular appliance like a refrigerator or television or hair dryer gobbles up. They don’t typically show which person in the house actually flicked the switch. A new wearable technology developed at the UW called MagnifiSense can detect what devices and vehicles the user interacts with....


Swim record: UW fisheries expert puts a number on salmon run

UW fisheries expert puts a number on Bristol Bay's annual sockeye salmon run.