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 video, b-roll of John Scott and cellular images, and broadcast script) Dr. John D. Scott discusses research results reported in the journal Science that overturn long-held views on a...
Deborah Fuller, a professor in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Washington School of Medicine, talks about her research into creating a universal flu vaccine.
Reshmi Bahadur works behind the scenes to keep the Rat City Roller Derby athletes rolling. The UW Medicine certified athletic trainer at Northwest Hospital and Medical Center takes league players...
Special Olympics competitors in Seattle had a chance to gauge their flexibility, balance, aerobic conditioning and strength during a "Fun Fitness" event put on by physical-therapy trainees at the...
As the Special Olympics drew the nation's attention to Seattle, former powerlifter Paula Houston volunteered to work with the competitors in that event. She marveled at their enthusiasm. "One of the...
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...
Your genes could help lead to better care for a patient in the future. The All of Us Research Program is gathering data from people of all walks of life and backgrounds to create a national medical...
Can your genes indicate if you're more likely to have erectile dysfunction? A study conducted by UW Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, and University of California, San Francisco has...