Most effective way to reduce brucellosis spread is to decrease elk populations, panel says
Decreasing elk populations in the Yellowstone Area may be the most effective way to reduce the spread of brucellosis to domestic livestock.
WSU’s Jenni Zambriski has one of science’s dirtiest jobs
Zambriski and an international group of colleagues announce that they have found a drug for treating cryptosporidiosis, a major cause of child mortality in the developing world.
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.