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Pesticide linked to 3 generations of disease: Methoxychlor causes epigenetic changes
Washington State University researchers say ancestral exposures to the pesticide methoxychlor may lead to adult onset kidney disease, ovarian disease and obesity in future generations.
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Whatcom County Extension celebrating 100th anniversary
Jason, a one-week-old calf, gives 4-H leader Brooke Vander Veen, 19, a smooch on the face at Vander Veen's family farm, in Everson in 2010.
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Herrera Beutler faces two challengers in the 3rd Congressional District
Political experience: Appointed in 2007 to serve as state representative for Washington's 18th Legislative District, and elected in 2008.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
TV Crew Seeks Bigfoot Near Moscow
Representatives of a production company involved with the TV series "Finding Bigfoot" recently sought approval from Troy officials to shoot The crew is expected to shoot twice overnight and wrap up by the end of the month, said Rhonda Case, Troy city clerk.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Accused SPU gunman's journal: 'I'll see you in Hell'
A newly-released journal sheds new light onto the violent fantasies of accused Seattle Pacific University gunman Aaron Ybarra.
WSU Vancouver hosts financial aid workshops
Washington State University Vancouver will hold the first in a series of financial aid and scholarship workshops 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Student Services Center, Room 101.
Food Quality News
Cinnamon found to control non-O157 E.coli STEC
Cinnamomum cassia oil has the potential to be used as a natural antibacterial agent to control non-O157 STECs in food, according to Washington State University scientists.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Thumbs up to Gesa and the community for helping Mid-Columbia youth
The Gesa Credit Union and generous donors throughout the Mid-Columbia raised more than $53,000 to keep the doors open at Safe Harbor Support Center and its teen shelter program My Friends Place.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Newly crowned Miss Tri-Cities talks about importance of higher education
For a someone who grew up in the dry Mid-Columbia, Hawaii provided an exotic place to attend college for Samantha Brown.
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Primary: Skagit County Auditor [Skagit Valley Herald, Mount Vernon, Wash. :: ]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 20--Skagit County Auditor Jeanne Youngquist faces challenger Cheryl Mitchell in the election this year.
Expand, dona t dilute, UW medical school
It was a revolutionary concept in 1971 when the University of Washington School of Medicine pioneered the nation's first collaborative medical school with the University of Alaska and Washington State University.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Stormwater solutions key in fight for Puget Sound
Jenifer McIntyre is a Washington State University researcher who is trying to understand the effect of stormwater on salmon.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Can We Inherit the Environmental Damage Done to Our Ancestors? [Video]
Michael Skinner , a professor of biology at Washington State University, ignited a firestorm of debate in 2005 when he and colleagues published a paper in Science describing how a brief, one-time exposure of pregnant rats to common agricultural chemicals led to heritable changes to their descendants, including great great-grandpups.
Cinnamon Found Effective In Killing Common...
Image Caption: The increase in health-related concerns over chemical food additives has resulted in rising demand for natural additives.
State building code change reduces time, costs for homeowners to install home rooftop solar
The Washington State Building Code Council unanimously approved a change in state law that allows installation of simple rooftop solar photovoltaic systems without review by an engineer.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Wine Business Online
WA: Education Needs of State Grape Growers and Wineries Identified
The Washington grape and wine industry continues to grow at a rapid rate, as vineyard acreage and number of wineries increase.
R & D
PNNL Director Mike Kluse announces retirement
Mike Kluse, director of the U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and senior vice president at Battelle, today announced his plans to retire, effective March 31, 2015.
Organic or conventional? New study sides with organic, all the way
A study, called the largest of its kind, has found that organic foods have more nutrition than conventional foods, including more antioxidants and fewer, less frequent pesticide residues.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Mechanism of maternal age effect on oocytes is questioned
New research suggests that the "production-line model" is not the basis for the maternal-age effect on trisomy, according to research published in the July 3 issue of the American Journal of Human Genetics .
WSU Apple Cup Crisp ice cream takes championship
Apple Cup Crisp ice cream from Washington State University has been named the grand champion out of 12 university-made ice cream flavors in the 2014 Progressive Dairyman magazine's Flavor Faceoff .