If human societies don’t sharply curb emissions of greenhouse gases, Greenland’s rate of ice loss this century is likely to greatly outpace that of any century over the past 12,000 years, a new study concludes.
In a new University of Washington study of people experiencing homelessness in King County, unpaid medical bills were their primary source of debt, and that debt extended their period of homelessness by an average of two years.
About three-quarters of U.S. workers, or 108 million people, are in jobs that cannot be done from home during a pandemic, putting these workers at increased risk of exposure to disease. This majority of workers are also at higher risk for other job disruptions such as layoffs, furloughs or hours reductions, a University of Washington study shows.
University of Washington created the free, online course Every Contact Counts to support public health agencies in their contact tracing efforts
Faculty at University of Washington and around the country have had to adapt to the new reality of teaching in a post-COVID world, which means developing creative strategies to teach hands-on material remotely
Researchers from the University of Washington and UW Medicine, along with volunteers from Microsoft, have developed a new tool, CovidSafe
UW researchers report that in a sample of more than 400 6- to 12-month-old infants, those who were later diagnosed with autism were more likely to have had difficulty falling asleep. This sleep difficulty was associated with altered growth trajectories in the hippocampus.
Faculty on campus have had to adapt to the new reality of teaching in a post-COVID world, which meant developing creative strategies to teach hands-on material remotely.
Researchers across the UW are studying how social media propagates half-truths and misleading advice about COVID-19 — and how users can navigate the infodemic (a term used widely for an unhelpful deluge of information).
A new study from the University of Washington shows that a population of humpback whales once hunted to near-extinction has grown to pre-whaling numbers.