Building knowledge for a healthier world
Washington State University researchers untangle complex problems to enrich quality of life for us all. Their work safeguards the health of humans and animals. It helps ensure the security and abundance of our food supply. It cultivates sustainable sources of energy to power future generations. Discoveries and innovations of this Tier 1 research institution fuel prosperity across the Pacific Northwest.
SESRC celebrates 50 years of social science research
The Social and Economic Sciences Research Center (SESRC) is celebrating 50 years of conducting social science research for Washington State University and others in need of information on people’s opinions … » More …Read Story
WSU researchers, students develop agriculture water monitoring website
A growing number of fruit and vegetable growers in the Columbia Basin are working with researchers in WSU Extension to find an easier way to track and share data on … » More …Read Story
The WSU Vancouver Research Showcase must go on: Virtually
Research Showcase is one of the largest events for graduate and undergraduate students on the Washington State University Vancouver campus to showcase their research. But when the “Stay Home, Stay … » More …Read Story
Researchers Solve Construction Waste Problem with Help of Amazon Catalyst Grant
Construction waste is a growing problem in the United States. Waste consists of unwanted materials left over during new construction or renovations from both residential and commercial buildings. The waste … » More …Read Story
Who goes there?
Secret weapons come in surprising shapes and sizes. For the National Park Service, it’s Washington State University’s Public Opinion Laboratory where, by simply asking questions, the agency wins battles over … » More …Read Story
Stopping the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria
Advancing the health of communities worldwide
For decades, doctors have trusted antibiotic medicines to fight Infectious bacteria, saving lives and restoring health. Lately, though, the drugs often fail. To blame … » More …Read Story
Promoting an informed and equitable society
Preserving indigenous traditions in digital form
A complete picture of U.S. history requires the information held in tribal archives, libraries, and museums (TALMs). While many major libraries and museums now … » More …Read Story
KIRO TVDecember 2, 2021WSU study: Cannabis affects sperm counts in mice
A Washington State University study showed that an intense but short-term exposure to cannabis vapor lowered sperm counts and slowed sperm movement not only in male mice that were directly exposed, but also in their sons.
ScienceNovember 29, 2021How one society rebounded from ‘the worst year to be alive’
After a global catastrophe, Ancestral Puebloans built a stronger, more cohesive culture
Spokesman-ReviewNovember 27, 2021WSU study: Shoppers want to return to stores
The majority of Pacific Northwest shoppers support local businesses and are willing to shop in-store this holiday season, but have concerns about COVID-19 mandates and supply chain issues. This is according to a Washington State University study recently released that surveyed more than 1,700 people in Washington, Idaho and Oregon.
The ColumbianNovember 18, 2021WSUV breaks ground on science building
Officials say space will help meet growing demand for STEM programs
Big Country NewsNovember 16, 2021Four WSU Faculty Recognized on the 2021 Highly Cited Researchers List
The 2021 list recognizing the top 1% most cited researchers in the world includes four Washington State University faculty.
Bringing innovations to the marketplace
WSU researchers’ technological innovations drive economic expansion for the state of Washington and the nation. Find out how WSU partners with private industry to move from invention to commercialization.
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