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2 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

New Smartphone App Can Detect Newborn Jaundice in Minutes

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.


Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine, Science, Computer Science

2 hrs ago | BBC News

Landmark court cases deleted from net

Records of landmark US civil rights cases presided over by one of the country's most senior judges have been removed from the internet.


Related Topix: Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Sonia Sotomayor

6 hrs ago | MSDN Blogs

Summer Bridge students catch computing fever

Experts agree that the next wave of innovation in computing requires diversity in the research and development teams who will create it.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, North Carolina State University, Redmond, WA

10 hrs ago | Star of Mysore

Seven MYRA students selected for Study-Abroad Programme

Mysore, Aug. 27- Seven students of MYRA School of Business, Yelwal, have been selected to study one semester at Catolica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics in Portugal.


Related Topix: University of Washington Bothell

11 hrs ago | Laboratory Network .com

100-Gigabit Connectivity To Pacific Wave International Peering Exchange For ESnet

Today, Pacific Wave announced the completion of a 100-Gigabit connection for the Energy Sciences Network , the high-speed computer network serving US Department of Energy laboratories and scientific facilities.


Related Topix: Department of Energy, Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, Bell, CA, Science, Computer Science, University of Southern California

15 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Depressed Teens May Need Extra Support To Stick With Treatment

Say a pediatrician notices that one of her teenage patients is showing signs of depression.


Related Topix: Medicine, Depression, Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Wireless Design & Development

Atomically Seamless, Thinnest-Possible Semiconductor Junctions

Scientists have developed what they believe is the thinnest-possible semiconductor, a new class of nanoscale materials made in sheets only three atoms thick.


Related Topix: Physics, Science

The Stranger

Religious Fanatic Claims to Have Murdered Gay Men

WYATT Holding a photo of her 23-year-old son, Dwone Anderson-Young, at a Central District vigil.


Related Topix: King County, WA, Prison

The Daily Troll: UW Bothell a good deal. Weyerhaeuser moving north on ...

The University of Washington Bothell came in sixth best in the nation for offering students the most value for their money.


Related Topix: University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, WA, Washington, Pioneer Square (Seattle, WA)

El Paso Times

Washington Monthly again ranks UTEP among Top 10 universities in America

Confetti fills the patio at the UTEP Student Union Tuesday as the university's President Dr. Diana Natalicio announced another top 10 ranking by Washington Monthly Magazine.


Related Topix: University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, UC Berkeley

Medical News Today

Collaborative care intervention improves depression among teens

Among adolescents with depression seen in primary care, a collaborative care intervention that included patient and parent engagement and education resulted in greater improvement in depressive symptoms at 12 months than usual care, according to a study in the August 27 issue of JAMA .


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse)

Live Science

Teens with Depression Benefit from 'Collaborative Care'

For teenagers with depression, finding and sticking with an effective treatment strategy can be an uphill battle.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Family, Teenagers, Kids, Medicine

Norwalk Citizen News

California quake warning system not in Washington

A lab in California heard an alert seconds before the Napa earthquake reached it.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

The Japan Times

Jazz artist Emi Meyer teams up with guitarist Seiichi Nagai for a warm, poppy album

Jazz artist Emi Meyer had plenty to be happy about in 2008. She had just self-released her debut album "Curious Creature," she was performing shows around Kyoto and major labels in Tokyo were attempting to woo her.


Related Topix: Emi Meyer, World News, Japan,

Express India

Brain area responsible for exercise motivation discovered

Scientists have discovered an area of the brain that may control a person's motivation to exercise and participate in other rewarding activities, an advance that may lead to improved treatments for depression.


Denver Post

Boost your workout with a fitness app that helps push you to exercise

Nicole Irlbeck sets up her exercise app prior to beginning her workout at Cheetah Fit in Boulder.


Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Seattle Times

UW enlists gamers for Ebola research insights

A screen shot shows an Ebola puzzle presented six months ago on the University of Washington's science puzzle site, Foldit.


Related Topix: Biochemistry, Biology, Science

Wall Street Journal

More Schools Consider Later Start Times for Teenagers

At the pediatric sleep disorder center at Seattle Children's Hospital, Maida Chen sees many teenage patients with a common problem.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Education Etc., University of Minnesota

PhysOrg Weblog

Learning by watching, toddlers show intuitive understanding of probability

This is a screenshot from a video of the experiment in which a 2-year old watched a researcher play a game in which there were two winning strategies, but one worked more consistently than the other.


Related Topix: Toddlers, Family, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

ABA Journal

Helping businesses keep employees safe from intimate partner violence on the job

Police say he then killed himself. In the aftermath of such a tragedy, questions naturally arise: Could the casino have prevented this? Could the real estate agency where Cindy Bischof worked have stopped her ex-boyfriend, a convicted domestic abuser, from murdering her in the company parking lot in 2008? Could the University of Washington's ... (more)