Research

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A team from Washington State University Tri-Cities took third place among 21 teams at the Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge’s finals this week for their creation and business model presentation of a technology that converts lignin, a natural...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities Before LIGO announced that it had made its second-ever observance of gravitational waves last year, further proving Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity, Daniel Cain was one of the few who already knew. Cain, an engineering student at Washington State University Tri-Cities, took...

By Maegan Murray Stemming from his background growing up in Ethiopia, Yonas Demissie views water as a commodity more valuable than oil. In the nation of more than 94 million people, just 42 percent have access to clean water in Ethiopia. That is why the WSU Tri-Cities...