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What’s Water Really Worth?
Posted: Friday, November 21 2008
Nov. 21, 2008 Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho scientists and policy makers have a new tool to help make decisions when it comes to the state’s valuable water resources, as well as to help predict possible climate change effects. But you won’t find it anywhere in a field or on a river. Instead, it’s posted for anyone to use on the University of Idaho’s Idaho Water Resources Research In...
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CSI: Moscow
Posted: Friday, January 16 2009
Jan. 16, 2009 Photo is available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – Move over, Gil Grissom. CSI – or Crime Scene Investigators – has arrived in Moscow. But the characters aren’t part of a fictional television show, and they’re playing for keeps. Taking center stage in this unscripted drama is a brand new gas chromatography-mass spectrometer (GC/MS) recent...
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Student Research into Meth Addiction Puzzle Earns National Research Award
Posted: Wednesday, January 21 2009
Jan. 21, 2009 Photo is available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – Modeling how antibodies, methamphetamine and the human brain interact can be a complicated business. But Sarahi Ramirez persevered; the University of Idaho senior’s research recently earned national honors and affirmed her decision to focus on research. Born and raised in Mexico, Ramirez ...
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Science on Tap: The ABC’s of a Most Common Infection: HCMV
Posted: Thursday, January 29 2009
Jan. 29, 2009 Written by Ken Kingery COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - It is the most common viral infection present at birth in the United States and causes one child to become disabled every single hour. Every year, 8,000 children suffer permanent disabilities due to this one virus. The virus is the Human Cytomegalovirus – or HCMV – and if you’ve never heard of it, you’re not alone. Even though 50 to 90 pe...
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Mini-Medical School Offers Women’s Health Focus for General Public
Posted: Wednesday, February 4 2009
Feb. 4, 2009 Written by Ken Kingery Weekly Boise Presentation Will Be Telecast Statewide BOISE, Idaho – Women’s health is the topic for the seventh annual Idaho WWAMI Mini-Medical School. The educational series is supported by the University of Washington School of Medicine and the University of Idaho, through their partnership in the Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho Medical Educatio...
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Science on Tap Coeur d’Alene: Pain, the Brain and the Unexplained
Posted: Tuesday, February 24 2009
Feb. 24, 2009 Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – Everyone has experienced pain at one time or another, yet it is different for each individual. While science has learned a great deal about the physiology behind this most intense of human sensations, science cannot yet explain the psychology that often seems to exist in direct contradiction. Insights into how...
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Positive Role Models: Junior and Senior High School Girls Hear From Women Science and Math Professionals at Boise Event
Posted: Wednesday, March 25 2009
March 25, 2009 NOTE TO MEDIA: Bridges to Math and Science is open to the media. Please contact University Communications to confirm your coverage of this event, (208) 885-6567. BOISE, Idaho – The University of Idaho will host nearly 100 seventh and 10th grade girls for the third annual Bridges to Careers in Math and Science event on Thursday, April 2, in Boise. ...
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Science on Tap Coeur d’Alene: Public Health from a Bug’s-Eye View
Posted: Tuesday, March 31 2009
March 31, 2009 Written by Ken Kingery COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho – The West Nile virus has not been an issue to date for northern Idaho and eastern Washington, and armed with a little bit of knowledge, everyone can help keep it that way. This month’s Science on Tap Coeur d’Alene – a partnership program between the University of Idaho and the Northwest Association for ...
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Evolutionary Engineering of an Ecosystem
Posted: Wednesday, April 1 2009
April 1, 2009 Written by Ken Kingery  MOSCOW, Idaho – Scientists at the University of Idaho have demonstrated experimentally that a single divergent branch on the evolutionary tree can drastically alter an ecosystem in a relatively short time span. In a paper recently published online by Nature, Luke Harmon, professor of biological sciences, used the threesp...
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Geology Rocks the Web
Posted: Thursday, April 2 2009
April 2, 2009 Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – With three-dimensional, rotating graphics, innovative videos and virtual laboratories, the study of ancient rocks and minerals has never looked so modern. Supported by a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, a textbook on mineralogy co-written by Mickey Gunter, professor of geology at the Univer...
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