Tag

Health and medicine

Catching Cold

Summer 2009

Virologists sequence the genome of the common cold.

Compassionate Critters

Summer 2009

Our ability to understand another’s feelings may be genetic.

Quick Takes

Summer 2009

UW news in brief.

Thump-THUMP, Thump-THUMP

Summer 2009

The latest UW stem-cell breakthrough creates beating heart muscle.

Weights and Measures

Summer 2009

An unprecedented study of childhood seeks answers to health problems.

Bedtime Story

Spring 2009

We all need sleep, and when we don’t get enough, it isn’t pretty. But scientists have yet to discover what exactly happens in our bodies and brains when we sleep. It’s a puzzle well worth solving for those who have sleep disorders or certain mental illnesses. So what theory are UW researchers pursuing? One unlike any other, of course.

Age, Order, and Autism

Spring 2009

Study links family environment and autism.

Doubling up on Vitamin D

Spring 2009

Daily supplement encouraged for those under eighteen.

Quick Takes

Spring 2009

Quick Takes

See Food?

Spring 2009

Photographing meals aids healthy eating.