A recent study is looking to be the first to detect polarized light reflected from exoplanets, planets outside of our solar system.
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Women of color, lower education, or lower income are less likely to be able to access 3D mammogram technology, according to a UW study.
In a single injection, HIV and hemoglobinopathy blood disorders could soon be cured without the dangerous, expensive, and time consuming treatments like bone marrow transplants and chemotherapy which are only available to a small portion of the millions of people who need treatment worldwide.
AeroSpec, a startup in development by UW students and alumni, seeks to provide users high-quality data on the air surrounding them. With the simple click on the app or webpage, one can evaluate indoor air quality for the betterment of their health.
Researchers at the Center for Neurotechnology (CNT) recently published their findings from a study that combined electrical spinal cord stimulation and physical therapy to help participants with spinal cord injuries regain some hand and arm mobility. The team is one of the first to focus on …
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Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia and is an “irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills,” according to the National Institute on Aging. It is characterized by the abnormal function of two proteins known as beta-amyloid and tau.
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Dr. Natalie Cobb and Dr. Pavan Bhatraju, physicians at the UW Medicine division of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine, and their co-authors published a study comparing critically ill patients hospitalized with COVID-19 to critically ill patients hospitalized with influenza.
A group of organizations including a team of UW researchers, UW spinout WiBotic, and space robotics company Astrobotic received a $5.8 million grant through NASA’s Tipping Point contract to study wireless charging in space and create a wireless charger that can work on the moon.
A UW Medicine professor is seeking to redefine the market for sex robots.
Patients admitted to the hospital with higher viral loads of COVID-19 have four times the risk of death within 30 days than those who present with lower amounts, according to new findings by researchers from the UW School of Medicine.
A team of UW astronomers has recently discovered a new way that galaxies die.
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