Resisting The Resistance
A WSU professor shows how the secrets to preventing the deadly rise of antibiotic resistance can come down to understanding different cultures.
WSU researchers find plague bacterium endures in soil
The bacterium that causes bubonic plague has been found to survive in the common amoeba, the microorganism most children often see first in a grade school microscope.
360-degree video: Vaccinating dogs to eliminate rabies
In Tanzania and other East African countries, Washington State University and their partners are working to eliminate rabies in humans by 2030 by vaccinating domestic dogs.
Washington State Magazine
Antibiotic Resistance is Global Problem
Post-doctoral research fellow Sylvia Omulo explains how she tests E. coli samples to determine if they are antibiotic resistant.
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
WSU Junior Credits Chehalis Foundation for Scholarship
The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation has announced that Chehalis native Keesha Matz has received a $7,500 award for 2017-18.
Bacterium that causes Bubonic Plague still found everywhere
The bacterium that caused the deathly bubonic plague could survive within the ameba, the universal soil protozoan.
The Science TImes
BLACK DEATH WARNING: Killer disease 'lurks in SOIL waiting to spread'
THE Black Death lurks in soil waiting to spread pestilence, a new study warned.
Plague bacteria take refuge in amoebae
Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes bubonic plague, can survive within the ubiquitous soil protozoan, the amoeba, by producing proteins that protect against the latter microbe's digestion, report scientists.
Grad student pursues infectious diseases solutions
“The Innovators event highlighted how WSU’s research in Africa impacts health in the U.S.,” said Sylvia Omulo, a WSU doctoral graduate (participating in commencement in May) and a Innovators panelist.
He Learned About Science By Rubbing Calves' Ears
When Dr. Thumbi Mwangi was a child growing up in Kenya, his father would send him out to care for the calves. East Coast fever was infecting cattle. If the cattle were infected with the protozoan, it could be deadly.