Month: March 2017

Alison Weber and Rachel Hutto: Looking Inside the Eye

  The World Health Organization estimates that 285 million people around the world are visually impaired and 39 million of those individuals are blind. In order to treat unhealthy eyes and help people with vision loss, it’s important to understand

Video: Exploring the Impact of Ocean Acidification on Fisheries by Emma Hodgson

Check out the video of Emma’s Talk! Part of the University of Washington’s Engage Program, Emma Hodgson presented her PhD research on how ocean acidification is impacting fisheries on the west coast. This talk was presented at Town Hall Seattle

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Video: Understanding the Impact of Tidal Turbines on Marine Mammals by Molly Grear

Check out Molly’s talk!   Part of the University of Washington’s Engage Program, Molly Grear presented her PhD research on the impacts that underwater tidal turbines may have on marine mammals like killer whales. This talk was presented at Town

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Video: Understanding the Changing Arctic Ocean by Maddie Smith

Check out the video of Maddie’s talk! Part of the University of Washington’s Engage Program, Maddie Smith presented her PhD research on how melting sea ice and waves are changing and interacting in the Arctic Ocean. This talk was presented

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Molly Grear, Emma Hodgson, and Maddie Smith: Tidal Energy, Ocean Acidification, and Melting Sea Ice

5:30PM, Monday, March 13, 2017 Downstairs at Town Hall (Free – $5) Oceans cover more than 70 percent of our planet’s surface and make up more than 95 percent of earth’s water. The impacts of pollution and global warming on

Blood of Komodo dragons could provide antibiotic alternative

Meredith uses computers to simulate how molecules move and wiggle. Her calculations might help us get a clearer picture of what these molecules look like and how they act. In January of this year, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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