Research improves conductive plastic for health, energy

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Biological implants that communicate with the brain to control paralyzed limbs or provide vision to the blind are one step closer to reality thanks to research by Brian Collins, an assistant professor of physics at Washington State University.

Polymer pallets support Washington exports

Photo: Jinwen Zhang in the laboratory with the extrusion equipment. (Photo by Becky Phillips) In a research laboratory, a little like a giant kitchen, Jinwen Zhang is cooking up a recipe aimed at supporting Washington’s economy … literally. As the most trade-dependent state in the union — with twice the per capita exports of any other state — […]