A a game called Foldit is enabling citizen scientists to design brand new proteins, and to participate in protein engineering discovery. It's a free online game challenging gamers to design...
One idea for treating disease is to be able to program cells. Now, a major advance in synthetic biology allows for that kind of control that hasn't been seen before. The Institute for Protein Design...
(Downloadable web and broadcast split-track video, and video script) A study of more than 400 pediatric sports-concussion cases indicates that, in most cases, the use of magnetic resonance imaging (...
At the Seattle bar Alchemy, activated charcoal is stirred into a signature cocktail called the Black and White. Salty Caramel Ash -- again with charcoal -- is a customer favorite at an ice cream...
Paying attention to what you eat and what your baby eats during the first 1,000 days of life – preconception through 2 years old – has been gaining stature in the medical community for several years...
Picky eating among toddlers is almost universal, says UW Medicine pediatrician Molly Grow. Children play with food as a means to get more comfortable with it, she says.
The Institute for Protein Design at the University of Washington School of Medicine has been awarded $11.3 million from the Open Philanthropy Project to support the institute’s technological...
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...
Adam Drewnowski, UW professor of epidemiology and director of the UW Center for Public Health Nutrition, the UW Center for Obesity Research and the UW Nutritional Sciences Program, answers our...
Higher concentrations of carbon dioxide are associated with reductions in protein, iron, zinc and four key B vitamins, according to a new field study showing, for the first time, that rice grown at...