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Heart Muscle Successfully Regenerated In Monkeys From Stem Cells

By Carol M. Ostrom, The Seattle Times SEATTLE — Since 1996, Dr. Chuck Murry, a University of Washington cardiovascular biology researcher, has been intent on transforming powerful human stem cells into heart-muscle cells that can repair damaged hearts. Over the years, he and his colleagues have worked through myriad setbacks and complications in studies on mice, […]

April 30, 2014

Expert Baffled By Ferocity, Distance Of ‘Freakish’ Landslide

By Sandi Doughton, The Seattle Times SEATTLE — Richard Iverson may be one of the world’s foremost landslide experts, but if he had been driving along the Stillaguamish River March 22 when the slope across from Steelhead Drive began to crumble, he wouldn’t have fled to high ground. He would have pulled over to snap pictures. […]

April 10, 2014

Justice Sotomayor Shares Supreme Life Lessons

By Katherine Long, The Seattle Times SEATTLE — Saying she was reluctant to give advice to 20-somethings because they probably wouldn’t listen, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor offered it anyway to a packed crowd of 1,200 at the University of Washington last week. Candid and funny, Sotomayor talked about how hard it can be […]

March 17, 2014