Lindley: A Complex Medical History

Lindley: A Complex Medical History

An effective Parkinson disease treatment has complicated origins, Robin Lindley writes for History News Network. Robin (@robinlindley2) talks with Lone Frank, author of The Pleasure Shock: The Rise of Deep Brain Stimulation and Its Forgotten Inventor about how the...
Wilcox: Centipede Sushi

Wilcox: Centipede Sushi

No, don’t try it, writes Christie Wilcox for Discover. When two people did, they ended up in the hospital with angiostrongyliasis. Read Christie’s piece to find out exactly what that is, how doctors got rid of it, and why, if you’ve sampled a raw snail, prawn, or...
Williams: Award Finalist

Williams: Award Finalist

Congratulations to David B. Williams, former NSWA president! David’s book, Waterway The Story of Seattle’s Locks and Ship Canal, written with Jennifer Ott and the staff of HistoryLink, is a finalist for the Washington Center for the Book nonfiction award for...
Yates: No Leftovers

Yates: No Leftovers

Campus dining halls have extra supplies, writes Chelsea Yates, and local shelters need food. So University of Washington engineering students created a digital way to match them. Chelsea, who is the College of Engineering assistant director of publications, describes...
Yan: Opting Out

Yan: Opting Out

While reporting on the Voluntary Human Extinction Movement, Wudan Yan made a personal decision. She’s signing up. Read Wudan’s Medium story to learn how talking to the founder of VHEMT convinced her, a young woman with a mother who wants grandchildren, to never have...
McQuate: Robofly

McQuate: Robofly

You wouldn’t mistake it for a bluebottle or Drosophila, Sarah McQuate says, but robofly flaps like the real thing. In UW News, Sarah writes about a wireless, housefly-sized, laser-beam-powered robotic insect created by University of Washington engineers. Read the...