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tech-science

Mysterious Hole in Antarctic Sea Ice Explained by Robots and Seals

Seals with antennas on their heads helped shed light on the formation of a sea ice hole the size of South Carolina.
Becky Ferreira
6.10.19
Dark Matter

This May Be the Experiment That Finally Discovers the Dark Matter Particle

“If dark matter axions exist within the frequency band we will be probing for the next few years, then it’s only a matter of time before we find them.”
Daniel Oberhaus
4.10.18
campus free speech

University of Washington forced to foot the bill for far-right rally

A federal judge ruled they couldn't charge College Republicans for security costs.
Tess Owen
2.9.18
Technology

This cell phone doesn’t need a battery to make calls

Zeke Spector
8.9.17
minimum wage

Seattle is at the center of a giant pissing match about minimum wage

Matt Phillips
6.28.17
Basketball

Michael Porter Jr. Is College Basketball's Next Superstar—And He Knows It

Michael Porter Jr., the MVP of the McDonalds All American Game, is headed to the University of Missouri next season.
John Wilmes
3.30.17
Golden Years

Seniors Are Fighting Aliens in a Video Game to Deal With Depression

Video Games could be a powerful treatment for depression in the future.
Katie Jensen
3.4.17
Drugs

The opioid crisis might be even worse than it seems because doctors are misreporting deaths

Keegan Hamilton
12.19.16
Health

More people around the globe are living long enough to get cancer

Chronic diseases like cancer and heart disease are posing new obstacles to global health systems, according to a new report in the Lancet.
Kayla Ruble
10.6.16
News

More people around the globe are living long enough to get cancer

As life expectancy hits an all-time high, the growing burden of chronic disease is posing new obstacles to global health systems.
Kayla Ruble
10.6.16
RACISM

Study Questions How 'Tolerant' People Really Feel About Interracial Couples

"I felt like the polls weren’t telling the whole story."
Sarah Emerson
8.19.16
michael porter jr.

Maybe It's Not So Weird That the No. 2 Basketball Recruit is Going to the University of Washington

It kind of makes sense that the No. 2 recruit in the country is going to Washington, even though he's from the midwest.
Mike Vorkunov
7.21.16
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