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  • Examining the scientific evidence against genetically modified foods

    Though the balance of evidence supports the idea that genetically modified foods are safe to eat and don't harm the environment, a few reports have suggested otherwise. Here are three of them. •French scientists reported in September that rats fed a...
  • Scientists sequence Norway spruce DNA. The tree's genome is LONG

    Scientists sequence Norway spruce DNA. The tree's genome is LONG
    Researchers reported Wednesday that they had sequenced the genome of the Norway spruce, a giant evergreen native to Europe that has also been planted widely in parts of North America. Published in the journal Nature, the catalog of the tree's DNA was...
  • U. of Md. makes Campus Pride's list of top 25 LGBT-friendly schools

    U. of Md. makes Campus Pride's list of top 25 LGBT-friendly schools
    The University of Maryland, College Park was included on a list of the "Top 25 LGBT-Friendly Colleges and Universities" released by national advocacy group Campus Pride Tuesday. The university was the only Maryland school to make the list, which was...
  • Rankings of online college and graduate programs released

     
    Reflecting growing interest in -- or at least curiosity about -- online education, U.S. News & World Report on Tuesday released its first rankings of fully online college and graduate degree programs. The magazine has for decades ranked more traditional.....
  • Marianna I. Burt, lawyer

    Marianna I. Burt, lawyer
    Marianna Inga Burt, an attorney who represented children, died of cardiovascular disease March 12 at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 80 and lived in the Tuscany-Canterbury section of North Baltimore. Born Marianna Koenig in Hoganas, Sweden, she was...
  • Yoga helps breast cancer survivors curb fatigue

    Yoga helps breast cancer survivors curb fatigue
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - About one third of breast cancer survivors experience fatigue that can affect their quality of life, but a small new study finds that doing yoga might help restore some lost vitality. After three months of twice-weekly yoga...
  • Coaching carousel: Washington State hires Mike Leach

     
    Coaching carousel: Washington State hires Mike Leach...
  • Foundation grants first fellowships in organic plant breeding in U.S.

     
    Clif Bar Family Foundation grants first fellowships in organic plant breeding granted in U.S....
  • Gregoire on budget cuts: 'I'm dismantling much of what I've built'

    Gregoire on budget cuts: 'I'm dismantling much of what I've built'
    Governor Christine Gregoire said that budget shortfalls in Washington are forcing her to undo her legacy of public service. “I’m dismantling much of what I’ve built my entire career,” Gregoire said in an exclusive interview.   ...
  • Betty White becomes honorary Cougar

    Betty White becomes honorary Cougar
    America's favorite senior citizen, Betty White, is now an honorary Washington State University alumna. WSU Provost Warwick Bayly presented White, 89, with a white doctor's coat at the Washington State Veterinary Medical Associations' (WSVMA) gala earlier...
  • WSU president apologizes for delay in financial aid

    WSU president apologizes for delay in financial aid
    The president of Washington State University, Elson S. Floyd, recently apologized to a bevy of students unable to get their financial aid due to a computer glitch. Floyd wrote in an open letter that he wanted to "express (a) sincere apology" to...