As new UW research probes the reasons for smartphone abuse, residents are looking for help from both within and at a Fall City treatment center — the first of its kind in the country.
New aerial drone photography shows ailing Southern Resident Killer Whale J17 in dire straits.
Eighteen gray whales have stranded themselves along Washington's shorelines in 2019, and experts are looking for answers.
A degenerative eye disease that robs sufferers of sight as they age led Tina Marie Coles to UW's Dr. Jennifer Chao. She's searching for a cure that could eventually help millions.
By looking at the way people in poverty make decisions, research psychologist Crystal C. Hall hopes to dismantle the assumptions we make about them.
Washington residents will win the right to convert their remains into soil in 2020. Here's how that happened, and how it might work.
Backers claim fluorescent pink is brighter than orange in the field, and could attract more people to hunting. But critics say the science — and female support — isn't there yet.
When researchers from Pacific Northwest National Lab analyzed the atmosphere over the Amazon, they discovered how drastically we are changing pure air.
To undo STEM's elitism, cancer researcher Tracie Delgado offers burgeoning scientists a network of support.
Lab techs in resource-poor medical centers can cheaply diagnose the disease using Eshika Saxena's 3D-printed microscope and machine-learning web application.
A four-year investigation found companies in Oregon and Washington selling hardwoods illegally harvested from rainforests in Gabon and Congo.
Marco Hatch, a Coastal Salish scholar, talks about the importance of bringing indigenous knowledge to Western research — and what science loses when we don't.
The trees are causing spring's first wave of high pollen — and Seattle's unusually warm, sunny weather is making it worse.
The Trump administration's lifting of restrictions on grazing in sage grouse habitat has excited ranchers and exasperated conservationists.
Cascades Volcano Observatory needs to build more monitoring stations — and as much as $55 million in federal dollars could go a long way.
Tucked away on a U District sidestreet, SoundBio Lab caters to anyone who wants to experiment with molecular biology.