Tag Research

Virtual reality makes its best users the most queasy

January 28, 2016

In a twist of virtual fate, people with the best 3-D vision are also the people most likely to suffer from motion sickness while using virtual reality displays.

Lewis Thomas Prize to be awarded to Wisconsin’s Sean Carroll

January 28, 2016

Carroll was instrumental in building the field of evolutionary developmental biology, known colloquially as evo devo.

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.

Working group recommends coordination of campus research cores

January 12, 2016

“Implementation of these methods should contribute to a supportive, sustainable environment for research at UW–Madison,” the group says in its report.

Between soil and snow

January 5, 2016

Professors Jonathan Pauli and Benjamin Zuckerberg explain the subnivium — habitat between the ground and winter snow cover that is being affected by climate change.