WSU Scientist Developing Detectors for National Security Applications
SPOKANE, Wash. – A Washington State University researcher has received federal funding to develop a way to detect Improvised Explosive Devices, the largest killer of U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Washington State University Scientists Land $8.5 Million Defense Contract
SPOKANE, Wash. -- A team of scientists at Washington State University’s Applied Sciences Laboratory (ASL) has been awarded an $8.5 million research contract to develop and demonstrate reactive materials to be used in a new generation of national security applications.
Making Decks Safer
Most of us don’t lie awake at night worrying about our decks. But we should. According to Don Bender, director of the Wood Materials and Engineering Laboratory at Washington State University, the deck is the most dangerous part of the house.
What now, mad cow? Weighing the effects of the BSE-infected Holstein in Mabton
Terry McElwain, executive director of the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, oversees a new "high-throughput” lab at WSU. One of seven similar facilities nationwide, the mission of the lab is to test sick cattle condemned at slaughter.
If you’re not easily taken in by e-mail “phishing” attempts and other fraudulent Internet scams designed to get you to reveal sensitive personal information, it may not be so much a result of your online experience and computer savvy as a natural reflection of your own personality.
Throughout a boom in correctional facility construction that has spanned the past three decades, many of the nation’s most depressed rural communities have vied to become a site for new prisons, expecting significant economic benefits would follow.