WSU students return as mentors at migrant academy

By Steve Nakata WSU Administrative Services PULLMAN — When Gizelle Sandoval arrived on the Washington State University campus a few years ago for the Dare to Dream Math and Science Academy, the high school junior wasn’t sure wasn’t sure she wanted to be here. The only world she knew was helping her parents pick fruit in the Yakima Valley, and she didn’t care much for school. The Dare to...
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Leave young wildlife to mother nature

PULLMAN — First the bad news. Recently, a male white-tailed fawn from Washington was delivered to the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
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Protect pets from July 4 revelry

PULLMAN — More pets go missing around the Fourth of July holiday in the U.S. than at any other time of year.
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Researchers develop recycling for carbon fiber composites

PULLMAN — A WSU research team for the first time has developed a promising way to recycle the popular carbon fiber plastics that are used in everything from modern airplanes and sporting goods to the wind energy industry.
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‘Sleep gene’ offers clues about why we need our rest

SPOKANE — Washington State University researchers have seen how a particular gene is involved in the quality of sleep experienced by three different animals, including humans. The gene and its function open a new avenue for scientists exploring how sleep works and why animals need it so badly.
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