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  • Posted on August 2, 2022
    How to Time Travel Without Fear

      Betül Kaçar is a self-described gözü kara. The Turkish term refers to people from the Black Sea region of the country, but it has […]

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    Stepping Down, Staying On

      As I mentioned in the fall 2021 issue, I am stepping down as dean of CALS this summer. This will be my last column […]

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    A Round-Up of CALS Research for Summer 2022

      A Molecular Understanding of Antibiotics Antibiotics are good at killing pathogens, but they also eliminate beneficial gut bacteria. This makes patients more prone to […]

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    Alum Helps Sustain ‘Another Level of Molecular Clarity’

      Less than a decade ago, UW researchers began to gather and assemble the components of a powerful, advanced imaging technology called cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) […]

  • Posted on April 29, 2022
    Good Ideas, Grown and Shared

      They are unconventional laboratories, classrooms, and proving grounds — places to connect with the land and with nature. UW’s Agricultural Research Stations are the […]

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    Virus Research Recast

      It was a quiet evening in 2012, and Robert Kirchdoerfer BS’06 was missing yet another dramatic sunset over the Pacific Ocean. But it didn’t […]

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    Season of Learning

      Summer courses are an abiding tradition at UW. They’ve long been the boon of undergrads looking to stay on track to graduation, lighten their […]

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    The Quest for Self-Fertilizing Crops

      In the fall 2020 issue of Grow, Eric Hamilton highlighted a team of CALS scientists and their search for alternatives to synthetic crop fertilizers. […]

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    The Lighter Side of the Lab

      Ed Himelblau PhD’00 leads a double life — and it’s hilarious. As a biology professor at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, […]

  • Posted on November 8, 2021
    Six Reasons Why Life Might Exist on Venus

      The ingredients for life are adrift in the Venusian clouds. Life is primarily composed of six chemical elements: carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, phosphorus, and […]

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    These Scientists Have Sequenced the Cranberry Genome. Now They’re Looking to Share It.

      Juan Zalapa is building a library. But it doesn’t house classic literature or thick textbooks. This one is all about cranberries. Zalapa’s construction materials […]

  • Posted on June 16, 2021
    The Future Holds No Limits for Meat Science at CALS

      Jordan Nehls BS’17 cooks up a lot of hamburgers and chicken breasts — but it’s not the sort of fare she can serve to […]