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3 hrs ago |

Kennewick native joins TV series

The 2001 Kennewick High grad recently joined the cast in the Cinemax TV series Banshee as a teenage gang member.


Related Topix: Kennewick, WA, Theater, Arts

10 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Study: Fewer pesticides, more antioxidants in organic crops

Adding fuel to the debates over the merits of organic food, a comprehensive review of earlier studies found substantially higher levels of antioxidants and lower levels of pesticides in organic fruits, vegetables and grains compared with conventionally grown produce.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Organic Food, Agriculture, Science, Medicine, Nutrition

Fri Jul 11, 2014


Major study documents nutritional and food safety benefits of organic farming

Washington State University research professor Chuck Benbrook helped design and conduct a major study showing organic foods and crops have a suite of advantages over their conventional counterparts.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Organic Food, Pullman, WA, Vegetables, Fruits

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Lecture at WSU focus how farmers, land-grant institutions play major role feeding the world

As the world's population continues to climb, growing enough food to feed everyone becomes more and more difficult.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, University of Idaho

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Olympian

People news: Landau Associates hires three for Olympia office

He has a master of science and bachelor of science in civil engineering from Washington State University.


Related Topix: Olympia, WA

The Georgia Straight

BPA link to gene changes raises breast cancer tie-in

New research suggests that the chemical BPA changes how genes function in the mammary glands of rats exposed in their mother's womb, leaving them more vulnerable to breast cancer later in life.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Tufts University, Genetics

Green Car Congress

Researchers devise gasoline-fueled SOFC with high power density; potential for vehicles

Researchers from Washington State University and Kyung Hee University in Korea have fabricated a solid oxide fuel cell with a novel mixed conductivity MoO2-based anode that is fueled by direct feeding of premium gasoline without external reforming.


The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Mark A. Sluder

Mark was born Nov. 28, 1991, at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Tripler Army Medical Center, Texas, Texas A&M University

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Study Targets Causes of Birth Defects

New research rules out a leading theory on why older women are at greater risk for having a miscarriage or a child with birth defects.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Master Gardener gets Sultan added to county garden tour

Master Gardener Kay George credits the natural beauty of her home's setting near the confluence of the Skykomish and Wallace Rivers for helping get her garden included in this year's Snohomish County Master Gardener Foundation Summer Garden Tours.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Sultan, WA, Skykomish, WA, Snohomish County, WA, Life, Food, Recipes


Elsevier Announces the launch of open access journal: New Negatives in Plant Science

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information, is pleased to announce the launch of an open access, online-only journal: New Negatives in Plant Science .


Related Topix: Biology, Science


'A way to give back'

Hannah Hoffman had just returned to Pullman after spring break when she saw the first headlines pop up on the Internet.


Related Topix: Arlington, WA, Darrington, WA, Oso, WA, Snohomish County, WA, Snohomish, WA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

With Gene Disorders, The Mother's Age Matters, Not the Egg's

We women are all too aware that as we get older the risk of having a baby with genetic disorders goes up.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science


Why 'whispers' among bees sometimes evolve into 'shouts'

Let's say you're a bee and you've spotted a new and particularly lucrative source of nectar and pollen.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, UC San Diego

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Electronic Engineering Times Asia

Network-on-a-chip fast-tracks data exchange

The device claims to reduce energy consumption at huge data farms by as much as 20 per cent, in addition to accelerating data processing.


Related Topix: Computers, Science, Computer Science, CPU, Science / Technology, iPhone

Daily Times

A scary-sounding sleep disorder - exploding head syndrome

Exploding head syndrome may sound like something out of a science fiction movie, but in fact it's a very real sleep disorder.


Sat Jul 05, 2014

Reach museum in Richland receives traditional tribal blessing

Check out our video as Armand Minthorn Ctuir of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation blesses the building and Native American Artifacts this evening at the Reach center in Richland.


Related Topix: Richland, WA, Prosser, WA

WSU Tri-Cities committee working on academic master plan for the future

Opportunities for students to study agricultural science. Emphasis on fostering creativity, critical thinking and collaboration.


Related Topix: WSU Tri-Cities

Science Blog

Leading hypothesis ruled out for miscarriage, birth defects

Washington State University reproductive biologists have ruled out one of the leading thoughts on why older women have an increased risk of miscarriages and children with birth defects.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Wenatchee World

Gail R. Ware

Gail grew up in a house that had a couple acres of orchard up Mission Creek. He played high school basketball and baseball for Cashmere High School and graduated in 1970.


Related Topix: Wenatchee, WA, Chelan, WA, Tonasket, WA, East Wenatchee, WA


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