Dee Boersma, a UW professor of biology, holds a three-day-old Galapagos penguin chick.

Video: Building the Galapagos penguin population

For these temperate penguin communities, it isn’t the extreme cold of the Antarctic but the extreme sun and El Nino events that most affect the ability to survive and reproduce. QUEST

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UW ranked eighth in country by Forbes

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Video: Building the Galapagos penguin population

Video: Building the Galapagos penguin population

For these temperate penguin communities, it isn’t the extreme cold of the Antarctic but the extreme sun and El Nino events that most affect the ability to survive and reproduce.

University of Washington ranked eighth in country by Forbes

UW ranked eighth in country by Forbes

The University of Washington was ranked eighth among public universities in the country in the quality of undergraduate education, according to Forbes.

The Northwest has the best summer in the nation. But why?

The Northwest has the best summer in the nation. But why?

It's more than just our comfortable average highs in the mid-70s and sleep-friendly lows in the lower fifties. Seattle is a meteorological heaven in the summer.

Pain of artificial legs could be eased by real-time monitoring

Pain of artificial legs could be eased by real-time monitoring

A new device tracks how much a person's limb swells and shrinks when inside a prosthetic socket. This could ease discomfort and help to build smarter sockets.

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