research http://kuow.org en Science Check: Don't Trust Everything You Read http://kuow.org/post/science-check-dont-trust-everything-you-read <p>Steve Scher talks with <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/21/science/new-truths-that-only-one-can-see.html?_r=0">New York Times' Raw Data columnist George Johnson</a> about the trouble of irreproducible studies. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 00:03:53 +0000 Arwen Nicks & Steve Scher 27723 at http://kuow.org Science Check: Don't Trust Everything You Read Retired UW Professor Wins International Cash Prize For Ecology Work http://kuow.org/post/retired-uw-professor-wins-international-cash-prize-ecology-work <p></p><p>Ecologists worldwide credit the work of a University of Washington biology professor for advancing the way we understand the importance of so-called “apex species” in nature. Now Professor Emeritus Robert T. Paine’s work is being recognized with Japan’s <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Cosmos_Prize">International Cosmos Prize</a> this year.</p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 01:17:17 +0000 Lisa Brooks 18100 at http://kuow.org Retired UW Professor Wins International Cash Prize For Ecology Work Distracted Walking: How Your Smart Phone Could Be Your Literal Downfall http://kuow.org/post/distracted-walking-how-your-smart-phone-could-be-your-literal-downfall <p>According to a new study nearly 1 in 3 pedestrians is distracted by a mobile device like a smart phone when walking into high-risk intersections. Only 1 in 4 looked both ways before crossing the street. &nbsp;</p><p>David Hyde talks with&nbsp;Dr. Beth Ebel&nbsp;who was&nbsp;the lead author on the study. She directs the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research center at the University of Washington. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 19:16:07 +0000 David Hyde 5369 at http://kuow.org Distracted Walking: How Your Smart Phone Could Be Your Literal Downfall