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UW School of Nursing Dean Azita Emami Credit: Anil Kapahi
A parent's voice is nurturing to a baby. In UW Medical Center's neonatal intensive care unit, Gayle Cloud works with parents to use their voices as therapy. They create custom lullabies for their...
When it comes to sunglasses, who doesn't want to look cool? But look for ones that will protect your eyes from cataracts, macular degeneration, and other vision diseases. Ashley McCain, an...
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...
Four climbers were rescued this week from Mount Rainier, and their experience illustrates one risk of climbing in spring and summer. They became stranded after encountering high winds on their trek,...
“One of the biggest risks hikers face as they’re transitioning from spring to summer is having to deal with the varying terrain,” says UW Medicine’s Dr. Andrew Luks, a critical-care physician at...
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...
With higher-than-expected temperatures in Seattle and along the West Coast this week, doctors say it's important to be vigilant about how your body is feeling. Dr. Stephen Morris, an emergency...
It's a time of celebration for a Montana family. Gina Lee Gossett's baby boy, Oliver, is about to turn 1 year old. But their journey to his birth was difficult. Gina and her husband, Dan, learned ...
For more than 100 years, researchers have been looking at blood smears through a microscope to diagnose malaria. A new biomarker test for malaria infection, developed by UW Medicine reseachers and...