Category Science & Technology
Steve Carpenter couldn’t believe the view from his second-floor office on the shoreline of Lake Mendota. As far as he could see, the still water looked just like teal-blue paint.
As you bite into your next peanut butter and jelly sandwich, chew on this: The peanut you’re eating has a secret.
Two UW–Madison researchers have confirmed that, at four prominent virology meetings, men were overwhelmingly represented as speakers.
For two weeks in July, more than 50 Wisconsin rural high school students and 10 teachers will converge on Madison to get a taste of stem cell science, rubbing elbows in labs with some of the world’s leading researchers in regenerative medicine.
“This is the first centralized, publicly searchable directory of shared research resources, services and cores at UW–Madison,” explains Marsha Mailick, vice chancellor for research and graduate education.
A team of students revealed their in-progress design for the BadgerLoop Pod II during an event held for media, sponsors and supporters at the UW–Madison Mechanical Engineering Building lobby.
A “capstone class” taught at the Wisconsin Energy Institute is helping the Wisconsin city of Waterloo evaluate whether it could generate all its electricity from renewable sources on city-owned land.
This summer, the UW–Madison College of Engineering added a new way for students to navigate the skies: a course on drones.
A University of Wisconsin–Madison group that discovered a way to improve survival in fish farms has begun to unravel the mechanism behind their unexpected finding.
Fungi are rich sources of natural molecules for drug discovery, but many challenges have pushed pharmaceutical companies away from tapping into this bounty. Now scientists …
Researchers accurately identified individuals with a genetic condition known as fragile X premutation, linked to neurodegenerative disorders, infertility or having a child with fragile X syndrome.
Five of the 13 finalists in the 2017 Governor’s Business Plan Contest have roots at UW–Madison. A business that makes an assist device to orient firefighters in smoky fire scenes won.
An undergraduate's work confirms we live in a hole in the cosmos, and sheds light on how we measure the rate at which the universe is expanding.
The Wisconsin State Herbarium at the University of Wisconsin–Madison has discovered a collection of more than 2,000 mosses from the turn of the 20th century, lost to time in a cabinet inside Birge Hall, where the herbarium is housed.
A $1 million grant will help the College of Menominee Nation and UW–Madison enhance their collaboration and ultimately educate more Native students in STEM disciplines.