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August 19th, 2014 | News Medical

New program for OneBusAway app makes buses more user-friendly for blind riders Alan Borning, CSE

August 17th, 2014 | The New York Times

For big-data scientists, ‘janitor work’ is key hurdle to insights Jeffrey Heer, CSE

August 15th, 2014 | Washington Post

The ‘tampon’ that could prevent HIV Kim Woodrow, BioE

August 15th, 2014 | Tech Crunch

Why Seattle is not like Silicon Valley

August 14th, 2014 | NPR

How a dissolvable 'tampon' could one day help women stop HIV Kim Woodrow, BioE

August 14th, 2014 | Oregon Public Broadcasting

How a dissolvable 'tampon' could one day help women stop HIV Kim Woodrow, BioE

August 14th, 2014 | Inside Science

Turn your smartphone into a science lab

August 13th, 2014 | IEEE Spectrum

WiFi Backscatter: The Internet of Things could talk by turning reflective Shyam Gollakota, CSE, Joshua Smith, CSE, EE

August 13th, 2014 | Fierce Drug Delivery

Medicated electrospun fabric offers alternative delivery method for HIV-preventing drugs Shyam Gollakota, CSE, Joshua Smith, CSE, EE

August 13th, 2014 | Gizmag

Dissolving tampon could offer fast-acting HIV protection Kim Woodrow, BioE

August 13th, 2014 | Science

Why hasn't this asteroid disintegrated? Keith Holsapple, A&A

August 12th, 2014 | Salon

New dissolving “tampons” could protect women against HIV Kim Woodrow, BioE

August 12th, 2014 | Seattle Weekly

UW researchers created a quick dissolving, HIV fighting tampon Kim Woodrow, BioE

August 12th, 2014 | GCN

Cutting the cord: Using ambient Wi-Fi for power and communications Shyam Gollakota, CSE, Joshua Smith, CSE, EE

August 11th, 2014 | Information Week

Internet of Things: Batteries not required Shyam Gollakota, CSE, Joshua Smith, CSE, EE

August 11th, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

What if your smartphone didn't even need a battery? Shyam Gollakota, CSE, Joshua Smith, CSE, EE

August 11th, 2014 | EE Times

Internet of Things: Batteries not required Shyam Gollakota, CSE, Joshua Smith, CSE, EE

August 10th, 2014 | Oilprice.com

Mobile Wi-Fi gizmos don’t need no stinkin’ batteries Shyam Gollakota, CSE, Joshua Smith, CSE, EE

August 8th, 2014 | TV Technology

No-power Wi-Fi uses backscatter to exchange data Shyam Gollakota, CSE, Joshua Smith, CSE, EE

August 7th, 2014 | Free Malaysia Today

Drug-delivering tampons for HIV protection? Kim Woodrow, BioE

August 7th, 2014 | CNET

New devices run on Wi-Fi signals alone Shyam Gollakota, CSE, Joshua Smith, CSE, EE

August 6th, 2014 | New York Daily News

Dissolvable, drug-delivering tampons could help prevent HIV Kim Woodrow, BioE

August 6th, 2014 | The Register

Power from air' backscatter tech now juices up Internet of stuff Wi-Fi gizmos Shyam Gollakota, CSE, Joshua Smith, CSE, EE

August 6th, 2014 | Computer World

Researchers promote Wi-Fi tech to power devices Shyam Gollakota, CSE, Joshua Smith, CSE, EE

August 6th, 2014 | Engineering.com

No-power, no problems. You can still get WiFi Shyam Gollakota, CSE, Joshua Smith, CSE, EE

August 6th, 2014 | Futurity

Wi-Fi Backscatter could make 'Internet of Things' real Shyam Gollakota, CSE, Joshua Smith, CSE, EE

August 6th, 2014 | Motherboard

The Internet of Things is one step closer to being powered by Wi-Fi Shyam Gollakota, CSE, Joshua Smith, CSE, EE