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Researchers in the Atacama DesertLife in the driest place on Earth

Planetary scientists find specialized bacteria are able to survive in the Mars-like, hyper-arid environment of the Atacama Desert, going dormant for decades and then reactivating and reproducing when it rains. Read more >>

Genetics and cognitive flexibility

Psychology researchers discovered individuals with a specific variation of one gene are resilient to the effects of sleep deprivation when making decisions based on changing information. Read more >>

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These outstanding students represent the college at recruitment programs and sponsor events on the Pullman campus designed to meet the needs of current students. Meet our ambassadors >>


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