College of Arts and Sciences Department of Chemistry


  • Murdock Grant to fund next-generation science at WSU

    A car battery that gets you from Pullman to Seattle on a single charge. Flexible electronics that can be sewn into clothing. An affordable transportation fuel made from hydrogen and carbon monoxide. Washington State University researchers are a big step closer to making these futuristic technologies a reality thanks to a $521,800 grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust.

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  • Immobilizing nuclear waste the focus of WSU research

    New research at Washington State University could help in the design of long-term nuclear waste storage facilities and make it easier to clean already contaminated areas.

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  • Breath test to detect pot is being developed at WSU

    A team at Washington State University is working to develop a breath test that could quickly determine whether a driver is under the influence of marijuana.

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  • Chemistry and math lead learning management pilot

    Nine faculty members and about 3,000 Pullman students in five chemistry and math courses are piloting a new Blackboard online learning management system for the University. All WSU faculty will be able to launch their new course spaces in spring 2015.

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