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1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

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.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

11 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

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.


Related Topix: Whatcom County, WA, Everson, WA, Dogs, Pets, Agriculture, Science, Bellingham, WA

11 hrs ago | The Olympian

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.


Related Topix: Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Brian Baird, Democrat, Maria Cantwell, US Senate, Washington, San Jose State University

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

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.


Related Topix: Finding Bigfoot, Entertainment, Television

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.


Related Topix: Pacific University, Seattle Pacific University, King County, WA, University of Washington, Seattle University

The Oregonian

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.


Related Topix: WSU Vancouver

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

Bellingham Herald

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.


Related Topix: Kennewick, WA, Richland, WA, WSU Tri-Cities

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.


Related Topix: Chaminade University, Pullman, WA, Burbank, WA

Customer Interaction Solutions

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.


Related Topix: Mount Vernon, WA, Agriculture, Science

The Olympian

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.


Related Topix: University of Washington, Medicine, WSU Spokane

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Kitsap Sun

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.


Related Topix: Puyallup, WA, Silverdale, WA, Kitsap County, WA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Scientific American

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.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science


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.


Related Topix: Food Science, Cassia, Supplement, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US News, Agriculture, Science, United States Department of Agriculture

Kirkland Reporter

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.


Related Topix: Washington, Central Washington University, Wenatchee, WA

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.


Related Topix: Department of Energy

Business Journal

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.


Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food

Wed Jul 16, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

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 .


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

KXLY-TV Spokane

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 .


Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream


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