Allen Institute maps the living brain.

The human brain is beginning to give up its secrets, one cell at a time. Thanks to the groundbreaking work of the Allen Institute for Brain Science, researchers have found a way to map living brain cells in real time. So far, the researchers have sequenced the genetic...

Life science innovation and collaboration.

Collaboration and a pioneering spirit are hallmarks of Washington State’s life science sector and tech communities. We experience the innovations of Washington’s tech entrepreneurs with improvements in the way we live, shop and work. And, our pioneering life science...

Battlefield medicine finds new ally at UW.

University of Washington researchers aim to create the next generation of mannequins, with warm “flesh,” moist “tongues” and other human traits for training battlefield medics. Thanks to an $8 million research grant from the Department of Defense, doctors at the WWAMI...