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November 21st, 2011 | KING-5

Bus app for blind developed at UW Sanjana Prasain, CSE undergrad

November 21st, 2011 | The Seattle Times

Two UW students named Rhodes scholars Cameron Turtle, BioE undergrad

November 21st, 2011 | CBS News: TechTalk blog

Bionic contact lens could project floating emails Babak Parviz, EE

November 21st, 2011 | BBC

Bionic contact lens 'to project emails before eyes' Babak Parviz, EE

November 21st, 2011 | The (UW) Daily

Building a winning engine Daniel Wageman, Garett Ochs, Zach May, Tim Scheumann, Doug Dopps

November 18th, 2011 | Nanowerk

Non-toxic, solution-based inorganic solar cell chemistry with Ea Hugh Hillhouse, ChemE

November 16th, 2011 | The Seattle Times

Gregoire proposes education investments to keep Boeing jobs

November 16th, 2011 | New York Times - Gadgetwise

Electronics Price Predictor Is Now Mobile Oren Etzioni, CSE

November 14th, 2011 | KUOW

City Of Seattle And UW Announce Project To Bring Fiber Optic Cab Ed Lazowska, CSE

November 12th, 2011 | The Boston Globe

How crowdsourcing is changing science

November 12th, 2011 |

Researcher Monitors Appliances' Energy Use Wirelessly Shwetak Patel, EE, CSE

November 10th, 2011 | Montreal Gazette

Smells like success

November 10th, 2011 |

US Scientist Receives Kyoto Prize In Technology John Cahn, MSE

November 9th, 2011 | International Business Times

In Microsoft's shadow, Seattle's tech scene surges

November 8th, 2011 | The Seattle Times

UW team wins genetic-engineering contest

November 8th, 2011 | Medical News Today

Air Fresheners Can Trigger Allergy Symptoms Ann Steinemann, CEE

November 7th, 2011 | CNET

Scientists pleasantly 'shocked' by skills of Foldit gamers Zoran Popovic, CSE

November 7th, 2011 | MSNBC - Cosmic Log

Gamers create scientific 'recipes' Zoran Popovic, Seth Cooper, both CSE

November 7th, 2011 | Discover - Not Exactly Rocket Science

Computer gamers develop problem-solving algorithm that beats sci Zoran Popovic, Seth Cooper, both CSE

November 7th, 2011 | Smart Planet

How gamers play Foldit to cure diseases Seth Cooper, CSE

November 4th, 2011 | Tech Flash

Startup of the Week: Oren Etzioni, CSE

November 3rd, 2011 | GeekWire

Geek of the Week: Kristina Wang, aerospace grad student Kristina Wang, AA grad student

November 3rd, 2011 | The (UW) Daily

New Molecular Engineering building nears completion Christine Luscombe, MSE, COE

November 2nd, 2011 | GeekWire

Why Northeastern University chose Seattle, and what the UW’s E Ed Lazowska, CSE

November 2nd, 2011 | TechFlash

Flashies flashback: Checking in with UW's Shwetak Patel Shwetak Patel, EE, CSE

November 2nd, 2011 | US News & World Report

Curtailing Open Grocery Refrigerators' Energy Loss Mazyar Amin

November 1st, 2011 | Prism

Portfolio-building helps crystallize a professional identity Jennifer Turns, HCDE

October 31st, 2011 | Environmental Protection

Curtailing Open Grocery Refrigerators' Energy Loss Dana Dabiri, Mazyar Amin (PhD student), AA

October 28th, 2011 | Los Angeles Times

Bill Gates: How to be super-rich, or save the world trying

October 28th, 2011 | USA Today: College blog

Colleges weigh going digital Alex Thayer (PhD student), HCDE

October 28th, 2011 | The Seattle Times

Through STEM, make opportunities for Washington's own children a Ed Lazowska, CSE

October 28th, 2011 | USA Today

Colleges weigh going digital Alex Thayer, HCDE grad student

October 27th, 2011 | GeekWire

Gates to students: Don’t try to be a billionaire, it’s overr Ed Lazowska, CSE

October 25th, 2011 | New York Times

Ex-Apple Leaders Push the Humble Thermostat Into the Digital Age Yoky Matsuoka, CSE

October 25th, 2011 | Wired

Brave New Thermostat: How the iPod’s Creator Is Making Home He Yoky Matsuoka, CSE

October 25th, 2011 | Forbes

Nest Labs: Can Apple Alums Make A Thermostat Hip? Yoky Matsuoka, CSE

October 25th, 2011 | The Atlantic

A Conversation With Bruce Rittmann, Sustainability Scientist David Stahl, CEE

October 24th, 2011 | MSNBC - Future of Technology

Yeast adds vitamins to bread

October 23rd, 2011 | Seattle Times

Amazon weathering Kindle Fire privacy worries Hank Levy

October 22nd, 2011 | Washington Post (via Associated Press)

Collection or clutter? How to decorate with a collector in the h Charlotte Lee, HCDE

October 20th, 2011 | GeekWire

Better typing while walking, and other cool stuff from UW studen Gabe Cohn, Shwetak Patel, Mayank Goel, Leah Findlater, Jacob Wob

October 19th, 2011 | The Economist - Babbage

Sensing a good vibe Shwetak Patel

October 19th, 2011 | The Daily

UW iGEM team develops revolutionary biological processes Sean Wu, CSE, undergrad

October 18th, 2011 | Seattle Magazine

Seattle's Most Influential People of 2011 Shwetak Patel, CSE, EE Henry Lai, BioE

October 18th, 2011 | The Daily

Bridging The Gap Between Human And Machine Chao Zhong, Adnan Kapetanovic, Yingxin Deng, Marco Rolandi