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  • Puget Sound's clingfish could inspire better medical devices, whale tags

    Scooting around in the shallow, coastal waters of Puget Sound is one of the world’s best suction cups.

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  • Scientists Solve Mystery Of West Coast Starfish Die-Off

    Scientists have identified the pathogen at the heart of the starfish wasting disease that’s been killing starfish by the millions along the Pacific shores of North America, according to research published Monday.
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  • UW-made tool displays West Coast ocean acidification data

    Increasing carbon dioxide in the air penetrates into the ocean and makes it more acidic, while robbing seawater of minerals that give shellfish their crunch. The West Coast is one of the first marine ecosystems to feel the effects.  Read the article here.

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UW student, Susan Harris, and her experience as a FHL ZooBot

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