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A pocket-size research revolution
A breakthrough device is giving new hope to patients with kidney disease. Meet the team behind kidney-on-a-chip — and find out why it’s heading to outer space.
At the UW’s CoMotion Labs, virtual content studio Electric Dream Factory is helping shape an inclusive future for the VR industry.
A robot confidant
Meet EMAR, a social robot being developed by UW researchers that will help high schools assess student stress and well-being.
NO TIME FOR CANCER
Teri Pollastro was diagnosed with stage IV cancer in 2003. But with the help of specialized chemotherapy and clinical trials at UW Medicine, she has beaten the survival odds — and has no plans to stop.
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Helping Barbie evolve
Professor Sapna Cheryan has spent her career researching the stereotypes surrounding STEM. Now she’s serving on Mattel’s Barbie Global Advisory Council, lending her expertise as the company looks ahead to the toy’s future.
UW Night with the Mariners
Enjoy a night at the ballpark this Saturday and support UW students. $5 for every ticket sold goes directly to student scholarships.
Babies create ‘neural body map’
A study led by the UW Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences uses infant brain imaging to gauge how the hand, foot and lips are represented in the brains of 2-month-olds — a much younger age than has been studied previously.