Kidneys-on-a-chip that rocketed to the International Space Station in May returned via a Pacific Ocean splashdown June 3 in the same Dragon capsule. The devices, part of Tissue Chips in Space, are...
(Downloadable video and script) Anitha Pasupathy explains her lab's neuroscience work on how the brain functions when trying to recognize fully visible and partially covered shapes. Pasupathy is an...
(Downloadable video soundbites and lab b-roll) Scientist David Baker discusses creating proteins custom tailored to specific therapeutic targets. See related story.
Recent studies indicate that infants born prematurely have a higher risk of developing heart disease later in life. Now, researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle have...
A lab takes human stem cells and helps them develop into kidney structures, which can be tested for response to therapeutics that might subsequently help people manage chronic kidney diseases. See...
Airline crews have complained for years about memory loss, headaches and tremors. UW Medicine scientist Clement Furlong is developing a blood test to detect whether a person has been exposed to...
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Artist impression of designed mini-protein binders targeting Influenza hemagglutinin to effectively bind and neutralize the virus.
A recent global study from McMaster University finds that low-salt diets might not be that great for you after all, if you're healthy. Judy Simon, a registered dietitian and nutritionist with UW...
Smoke is in the air from Oregon wildfires. Whether the smoke arrives in Puget Sound from Oregon or somewhere else, people should be aware when unhealthful pollution is in the air and they should do...
Researchers at UW Medicine in Seattle have successfully used human stem cells to restore heart function in monkeys with heart failure. The findings suggest that the technique will be effective in...