The UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) is collaborating with farmworkers and other UW researchers to evaluate the health and living conditions of farmworkers in Whatcom and Skagit counties through surveys a
The lack of new antibiotics is among the most critical challenges facing medicine. Researchers have been on the hunt for new drugs to combat "superbugs" that cannot be penetrated by current antibiotics.
Since 2003, researchers have noticed that scientists tend to study the same genes, over and over. And the genes that become popular aren't necessarily the most interesting ones, they say. It may be decades before all the genes are studied.
The therapeutic use of virtual reality, be it for pain or fear, actually piggybacks off the use and development of video games, said Hunter Hoffman, a research scientist at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle.