To find out how batteries work, I decided to visit my friend and materials engineer Min-Kyu Song. He makes batteries in his lab at Washington State University.
A phobia is an intense fear of an object or situation, often one that you actually don’t need to fear. It can create a lot of anxiety. It can cause your heart rate to speed up, make it hard to breathe, and trigger nervousness, vomiting, sweating or dizziness.
Families play a major role in kindergarten readiness far ahead of school’s first day. Beginning this month, parents of kids ages 4 and 5 are prepping registration forms for next fall. But educators say it’s also prime time at home to help kids build more language, math and emotional-social skills.
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Magicians Tom Burgoon and Tommy Wind will also perform.
Like a lot of mammal brains, a sheep brain is made up of gray and white matter. It has folds and grooves, but not quite as many as a human brain. It’s also a little smoother.
Vivian Winston left a mark on Spokane with her work to remove educational barriers for women and children. Long after Winston’s death, part of her legacy continues through the work of her granddaughter, Stephanie Baumann, a Women Helping Women Fund board member and scholarship panel chair for a fund named after Winston. The scholarship helps mothers enrolled in area colleges with tuition and childcare costs.
How can my kids be living in a world where they don’t know what a busy signal is?
The rate of teens smoking cigarettes has dropped for the past decade. However, according to the CDC, tobacco use among U.S. youth is rising.
“There might be a different number of bones even between a T-rex, stegosaurus, triceratops,” said Cynthia Faux, veterinarian at Washington State University. “It may have depended on their species.”
Jon Louis, 81, recently got hooked by an online relationship scam that nearly cost him $3,000. The Spokane widower accepted a Facebook friend request from a woman claiming to be in the military in Yemen. She eventually sought funds for travel to see him, but his credit union flagged the fraud. Thousands of Americans are scammed within matchmaking websites, dating apps and social media, said the AARP, releasing a new survey on relationship scams encountered in Washington state.
YWCA Spokane is asking teens and young adults to write about dating violence, with a call for submissions – anonymously submitted or otherwise – through the end of February.
Isaac Brincken, who spent much of his 5 months of life in the hospital, loved being read to by his family. After he died in October of complications from a heart condition as well as CHARGE syndrome, his parents Cody and Laura Brincken worked to launch Isaac’s Bookshelf, a wheeled mobile bookshelf to hold newly purchased books for patients in Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
“Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live” comes to the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox on Friday.
All childbirth is painful, but the physical pain is often overtaken by the sheer joy of welcoming a child into the world. Sadly, for the 24,000 families in the U.S. each year who experience stillbirth, the pain of childbirth is overshadowed by the immeasurable sorrow of loss.
I would much rather my kids participate in something that they love rather than make them go out for the sport that I think they should do
Not only do fish pee, but their pee gives other animals in the ocean what they need to survive.
Young artists colored their hearts out for The Spokesman-Review’s annual Valentine’s Day Coloring Contest.
The Nielsen family tree resembles a spine, with five generations of chiropractors and the hope that the tradition of helping people stretches on like a good adjustment. Kristina Nielsen, who graduated in 2016 with a Doctorate in Chiropractic from the University of Western States in Portland, is the 13th chiropractor in her family. She works in Spokane with her parents, Blake and Kim Nielsen, who are both chiropractors and also graduates of the same university.
One possible explanation for this, said the study’s authors, was that fathers reported playing more with their children, and they suggested that all parents might benefit from more play.
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