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Human genome count disputed

...news for scientists if the number turns out to be "smaller than we had feared," says Phil Green of the University of Washington in Seattle. Green, who estimates about 35,000 human genes, noted that such lower numbers suggest there will be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/18/tec_302411.shtml
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Research identifies gene structure of rice

...improvement of one of the world's most important foods. The research, funded by Monsanto Co., at the University of Washington in Seattle gives a rough description of gene structure and location on the 12 chromosomes of rice. It should pave...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/08/tec_286619.shtml
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Health plans control consumer access to the latest medical technology

...likely intensify. "Things will get worse," said Dr. Scott Ramsey, director of clinical economics at the University of Washington in Seattle. He said with federal government and employers demanding that health insurers keep health costs down...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/03/tec_243701.shtml
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Study shows little benefit to chiropractic treatment

...modest. The back-pain study was conducted on 321 people by Dr. Daniel C. Cherkin and others from the University of Washington in Seattle. It compared chiropractic manipulation with a form of physical therapy called the McKenzie method for people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/08/ent_241219.shtml
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Astronomers spot object that might be brightest known

...brightest known celestial object, but it's certainly among the brightest, said Geraint Lewis of the University of Washington in Seattle and the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. He and colleagues report the finding in an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/11/tec_230696.shtml
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El Nino a valuable Lab for scientists

...where we don't have that much past experience," said John Wallace, an atmospheric scientist at the University of Washington in Seattle. Had their predictions fizzled, so, too, might their funding and credibility. But, so far, with Texas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/07/tec_223698.shtml
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Study: Genes' contribution to obesity

...the leptin gene three years ago," said Michael W. Schwartz, an associate professor of medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle and the Puget Sound Veterans Affairs Health Care System. Initial research in animals suggested a relatively...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/26/ent_223165.shtml
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Freshman survey: Political interest hits new

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Three decades after an unpopular war, the civil rights struggle and free speech disputes brought turmoil to college campuses, a record low number of college freshmen show much interest in politics, according to a survey released Sunday. It's even hard to get students riled up about tuition, says one campus Republican.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/12/ent_220445.shtml
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Leaping over evolution

...hind limbs on the lizards, Jonathan Losos of Washington University in St. Louis, Kenneth Warheit of the University of Washington in Seattle and Thomas Schoenert of the University of California at Davis report in today's issue of the British journal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/02/tec_207659.shtml
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Scientists question existence of extraterrestrial life

SEATTLE - Is there now - or was there ever - life on Mars? For three days, astronomers, biologists, chemists and geologists debated the Mars question - one of the most momentous in the history of science - at a meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Scientists who six months ago reported potential evidence for ancient microbes in a Martian meteorite admitted in Seattle this week that they still don't have a definite answer. But they said it's a mistake to declare Mars dead.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/17/tec_204177.shtml
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