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1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Gamers helping in Ebola research

Months before the recent Ebola outbreak erupted in Western Africa, killing more than a thousand people, scientists at the University of Washington's Institute for Protein Design were looking for a way to stop the deadly virus.

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Related Topix: Biochemistry, Biology, Science

5 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

For some parents, legalization complicates how to talk about pot

Thousands cluster on the beach to smoke and relax on the final day of Hempfest, Seattle's annual gathering to advocate the decriminalization of marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Family, Kids, Washington DC

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Port Orchard Independent

Two new books by local authors | Kitsap Week

"Far Eastern Overexposure," by Paul Tweiten received this glowing review by Barbara Mims Deming in The U.S. Review of Books: "In July 1995, Paul Tweiten accepts a managerial position with a start-up Russian-American joint venture for logging in a remote area of the Russian Far East.

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Related Topix: Deming, WA, Poulsbo, WA

Port Orchard Independent

Two new books by local authors | Kitsap Week

"Far Eastern Overexposure," by Paul Tweiten received this glowing review by Barbara Mims Deming in The U.S. Review of Books: "In July 1995, Paul Tweiten accepts a managerial position with a start-up Russian-American joint venture for logging in a remote area of the Russian Far East.

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Related Topix: Deming, WA, Poulsbo, WA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

HeraldNet

Vessel name honors mudslide victims, rescuers

A few months ago, a major event changed Natasha Huestis' life. On March 22, a mudslide near Oso claimed the lives of her daughter and mother.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, Marysville, WA, Washington State University

Bainbridge Island Review

Bainbridge Island hires growth planning expert

The city of Bainbridge Island has hired an expert in growth management to help the city update its comprehensive plan, the expansive policy document that guides growth and development on the island.

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Related Topix: Shoreline, WA

Los Angeles Times

Next lesson for Simone Porter, 17: solo debut with L.A. Philharmonic

Simone Porter, a 17-year-old violin prodigy, at the Colburn School in downtown Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Classical, Entertainment

Refinery 29

How Retinol Can Help With Pretty Much Every Skin Problem

Lobster-red skin, stinging sunburns, and flakey complexions have long been the stuff of retinol-use lore.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dermatology

Redmond Neighborhood Blog

Redmond Historical Society Speaker Series, September 13

Ready for some well-kept secrets from Washington state museums? Journalist and author Harriet Baskas, who researches the closeted collections of museums, will share some of her favorite finds at the Redmond Historical Society's Saturday Speaker Series at 10:30am on September 13th.

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Related Topix: Washington, Lynden, WA

KOMO News

University District hit with rash of burglaries

Seattle Police and University of Washington police are trying to catch the burglar or burglars who've broken into at least eight homes just north of the university's campus since early August.

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Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA)

Medical News Today

Newborn jaundice detected in minutes by new smartphone app

Newborn jaundice: It's one of the last things a parent wants to deal with, but it's unfortunately a common condition in babies less than a week old.

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Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine, Science, Computer Science

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Bainbridge Island

Final weekend for display of Intaglio prints at The Island Gallery

The Island Gallery presents Intaglio prints and paintings, recent works from Curt Labitzke, chairman of the printmaking program at the University of Washington School of Art, through Aug. 31. His work is influenced by his extensive travels and reflects a passion for the sensuous quality of Etruscan art, the beauty of the Renaissance, the poetic ... (more)

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Related Topix: New York, Entertainment

Silicon Alley Insider

College Bookstore Accidentally Hands Out Back-To-School Planner With Rival School On Cover

Students at Washington State University did a double take when they were handed their free planners at their bookstore this week.

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Related Topix: Washington State University

Bothell Reporter

YMCA summer campers help Bothell restoration efforts

Northshore YMCA summer Camp Teens have come one day each week to volunteer in North Creek Forest, from June 26 to Aug. 2. They have donated more than 600 hours of community service.

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Related Topix: Bothell, WA, North Creek, WA, University of Washington Bothell

Silicon Alley Insider

Science Proves It: Koozies Keep Beer Colder

Climate scientists at the University of Washington have made a major discovery in the keeping-beer-cool department.

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Crosscut.com

Weyerhaeuser move: A modern landmark's future in question

The architecture of the company's Federal Way headquarters has been admired from the start.

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Related Topix: Federal Way, WA, Home Gardening, Home

Examiner.com

Advances in the works for STDs

CDC's new estimates show that there are about 20 million new infections in the United States each year.Just this year new guidance from the CDC suggests the number of treatment-resistant infections to the once curable disease is on the rise.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cult of Mac Blog

How an iPhone app could diagnose jaundice in babies

The drive toward mobile health has seen more and more research into the possible medical applications of smartphones.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The News Tribune

Seahawks vs. Raiders live chat

Gregg Bell joined The News Tribune in July 2014. Bell had been the director of writing for the University of Washington's athletic department for four years.

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WBEZ-FM Chicago

Is it time for the 'Immigrant Diet'?

Douglas Cheok is a Chinese-Malaysian immigrant who cooks affordable East Asian meals by shopping at ethnic grocery stores and using traditional ingredients like garlic, ginger, green onions and tofu.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Garlic, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, us Travel, Travel

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