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Study Finds Nutritional and Food Safety Benefits of Organic Farming

Jul 12, 2014 AM EDT Organic foods and crops offer more health benefits than their traditional counterparts, according to a Washington State University study.

Steroid Shots Does Little to Help Spinal Stenosis Patients, Study

Jul 04, 2014 AM EDT People suffering from spinal stenosis are unlikely to get relief from steroid shots, according to a new study by the University of Washington.

Standing During Meetings Boosts Creativity, Study

Jun 21, 2014 AM EDT People standing during meetings are likely to be more involved and artistic that those seated, according to a new study by the Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

Washington Student Charged for Posting Online Threats and Praising Californian Gun Massacre

Jun 20, 2014 AM EDT Keshav Mukund Bhide, a 23-year-old University of Washington student, has been charged in federal court for posting online threats to kill women and for praising the gun massacre in May. If convicted, ...

Mary Cullinan Named As New President of Eastern Washington University

Jun 17, 2014 AM EDT Mary Cullinan has been chosen as the 26th President of the Eastern Washington University, effective August 1.

Nearly 30 percent of World’s Population is Either Overweight or Obese: Report

May 30, 2014 AM EDT A new study, conducted by researchers at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, highlights obesity as a major public health epidemic in the developed as well ...

Vitamin D Supplements Offer Limited Benefits to Asthma Patients

May 20, 2014 AM EDT Asthma patients obtain limited benefits from Vitamin D supplements, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine.

Excessive Use of Groundwater in California May Trigger More Earthquakes, Study

May 16, 2014 AM EDT Excessive use of groundwater in California's Central Valley can put additional stress on the San Andreas Fault and can give rise to more earthquakes in the region, according to a joint study by the ...

Owner Donates Mammoth Tusk Discovered in Downtown Seattle to Washington Museum

Feb 14, 2014 AM EST The landowner has decided to donate the mammoth tusk, discovered while excavating a site in the South Lake Union area of Seattle, to the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University ...

Washington Professor Sues Credit Card Processor ‘Square’ Over Patent Infringement

Jan 31, 2014 AM EST Robert E. Morley Jr., a professor at Washington University in St. Louis, filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri Thursday against Square, a credit card ...

Washington Students’ Halloween Costume Offends Muslim Community

Nov 08, 2013 AM EST After Birmingham University, Washington University (WU) has gotten itself into a controversy over a 'racist' Halloween costume. Around five students from a WU fraternity were dressed as 'Seal Team 6' ...

Chen Guangcheng, the Blind Chinese Dissident Chooses Washington’s Catholic University after NYU Controversial Departure (UPDATE)

Oct 03, 2013 AM EDT Amid speculations over his next probable assignment in the United States, the blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng has chosen Catholic University of America in Washington.

Marijuana Crowned the World's Most Popular; Least Deadly Illegal Drug : Survey

Aug 30, 2013 AM EDT Marijuana has topped the list of the most popular drug used world-wide, defeating cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, hallucinogens and other drugs in a first-of-its-kind global survey of illegal drug ...

First Human-To-Human Brain Interface Performed At UW

Aug 28, 2013 AM EDT A researcher at University of Washington (UW) was able to control the hand motions of a fellow researcher by simply sending him a ‘brain signal’ via internet.

Top 10 Least LGBT Friendly Campuses in America

Aug 10, 2013 AM EDT The LGBT rights in the United States vary on a state-by-state basis. Currently, 13 states including Washington, D.C. allows gay marriage, while some states offer civil unions or some of the legal ...

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