What if the answer to one of humanities biggest problems was in the mind of someone who could not access the tools to solve it?
The University of Washington's Access Engineering program is working towards a solution to that issue. They want more students with disabilities to study engineering, and that means getting their take on how to make makerspaces more accessible.
The day Shilo Murphy found his friend dead from an overdose, he resolved to change his life.
He wouldn’t quit drugs. He liked how heroin made him feel. But he wanted to improve the lives of drug users.
"My experience of having a close friend die was that I wasn't going to take it anymore,” Murphy told KUOW’s Ross Reynolds. “It being the conditions we lived under, the discrimination we felt, the constant violence towards us.”
Residents of Seattle, Tacoma and Everett are being asked to cut back on their use of water by 10 percent.
That’s because the summer’s historic high temperatures and lack of precipitation have worsened the region’s water supply outlook. In addition, water supply managers are worried about forecasts for drier than normal conditions this fall.