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House appropriates $500,000 to protect Ebey’s Landing

Nature Conservancy, Fri July 13, 2007 [PRESS RELEASE]
Seattle, Washington, USA - The U.S. House of Representatives took action that will both protect lands at the heart of Ebey's Landing Historical Reserve on Whidbey Island for all time, and also provide for the long-term stewardship of this significant area.

Antivirals effectively curb influenza virus

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Tue January 16, 2007 [PRESS RELEASE]
Seattle - Two antiviral drugs, oseltamivir and zanamivir, are highly effective when given as a preventive measure to reduce the spread of the influenza virus, according to an analysis of household-based studies by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Michigan and University of Virginia, published in the current print edition of the American Journal of Epidemiology.

Uranium ‘pearls’ before slime

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Mon August 14, 2006 [PRESS RELEASE]
Richland, WA - Since the discovery a little more than a decade ago of bacteria that chemically modify and neutralize toxic metals without apparent harm to themselves, scientists have wondered how on earth these microbes do it.

AFS files patent for 250 mpg ‘Extreme Hybrid’ plug-in car

AFS Trinity Power, Tue May 16, 2006 [PRESS RELEASE]
Seattle, WA - AFS Trinity Power Corporation today filed its patent application disclosing the company's new technology for an Extreme Hybrid(TM) car capable of carrying the average American motorist more than 250 miles on a single gallon of gasoline or ethanol.

World-first Research To Speed Up Cure For Ear Infections

Lions Ear and Hearing Institute, Thu April 20, 2006 [PRESS RELEASE]
Nedlands, WA - Fast tracking the healing process for common ear infections will be the focus of ground-breaking research by Western Australia's Lions Ear and Hearing Institute (LEHI).

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