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UW researchers working to improve and simplify models for how PFAS flows through the ground

November 22, 2022

Researchers found that several factors have a major influence on where and how long harmful PFAS chemicals stay locked in the ground before flowing below the water table. T

New carbon nanotube-based foam promises superior protection against concussions

November 18, 2022

A a carbon nanotube foam just one atom thick absorbs specific energy 18 times better than current U.S. military combat helmets.

Study shows differences between brains of primates — humans, other apes and monkeys — are small but significant

November 8, 2022

The cellular differences between these species may illuminate steps in their evolution and how those differences can be implicated in disorders, such as autism and intellectual disabilities, seen in humans.

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