There’s plenty of space here!

Washington’s bold pioneer spirit has long been a staple of our culture of innovation and exploration, dating back to the ancient people who settled here more than 10,000 years ago. So it should come as no surprise that this spirit is alive and well as humans escape...

A lot of “hard” work.

For the last 200 years, the role of concrete has been set in society. The miracle chemical reaction that binds water, sand, rock, and a dry compound containing limestone can be found in our bridges, buildings, pipes, and highways. Concrete is everywhere. And therein...

Lighten up on the lithium, will ya?

Artificial intelligence is having some profound effects on the scientific world these days. Even the most mundane item – batteries – are getting a makeover with AI. Researchers at Microsoft and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), along with a little...

69 acres of innovation on horizon.

Washington is known the world over as a center for breathtaking innovation. So it should come as no surprise that the University of Washington is breaking ground on a new epicenter of innovation known as Portage Bay Crossing. The new project will expand into the...

AI? It’s a no-brainer.

Washington is known the world over for its tech industry. Some 18,000 businesses – from industry juggernauts Amazon and Microsoft – to small two-person startups are located around the state. But when it comes to getting some love from the media for its infinite...

A boatload of possibilities.

What do you do with a 109-year-old ship supply building taking up space in a bustling urban port? If you’re the Port of Seattle, you turn it into an incubator to spur new ideas in the maritime industry, from sustainable fisheries to new generations of electrified...

Marvel-ous news!

It’s no secret that Washington State has long been a hotbed for video game design. Some of the best games have come out of Seattle studios, and its industry leadership continues with the announcement that Electronic Arts (EA) has opened a new studio, Cliffhanger...

Closing the climate loop.

Mealworms may not seem like a very sexy business to get into, or for a rural community like Cashmere to get excited about. But there are plenty of reasons for excitement, in part because Beta Hatch’s forward-thinking promises to create new jobs while using a...

Humpty Dumpty need not apply.

Every day, tens of thousands of packages appear almost by magic on doorsteps around the world. If Amazon has done its job well, everything arrives undamaged and in one piece. It’s nothing short of a miracle. So one would think. But it is actually science. Somewhere in...

No extension cord needed.

It’s not every day that a legendary airline and an industry disruptor join forces to change the way we think about the future of air travel. But that’s just what happened this week as Alaska Airlines handed the keys of a de Havilland Dash-8 Q400 over to ZeroAvia in...