Tag Health & medicine

Law School bioethicist selected for innovative research chair

February 8, 2016

R. Alta Charo will use the opportunity to focus on her research and write a book offering unconventional takes on several areas of bioethics.

Researchers to examine best ways to alter concussion attitudes, behaviors

February 5, 2016

The study will address why education and awareness efforts have largely not succeeded when it comes to reporting concussions.

Zika virus at a glance: Be prepared

February 4, 2016

University Health Services shares information and suggested precautions for dealing with the virus, which has now appeared in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Biotech degree for working adults links science, business, law

February 3, 2016

As biological technologies advance, UW–Madison is preparing adult students to capitalize on that trend through a career-changing master’s degree in biotechnology.

Slow waves may explain the brain’s disconnect during dreaming

January 26, 2016

When we’re dreaming, our brains appear almost as active as when we are awake, yet we remain asleep and oblivious to our surroundings. A new study suggests why.

Boundless Together, Part 4

November 6, 2015

The last of four new commercials about UW–Madison will premiere this weekend during the Badger football game. Learn more about the research highlighted in the spot.