Tag Research

Long-term picture offers little solace on climate change

February 8, 2016

A new study finds that the catastrophic impact of another three centuries of carbon pollution will persist millennia after the carbon dioxide releases cease.

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.

Brauer: Better diversity training is built on research, not intuition

February 5, 2016

Markus Brauer is teaching a public workshop Feb. 9 aimed at reducing prejudice and discrimination in the workplace, emphasizing strategies backed by both good intentions and sound science.

Small-scale protein production a big business for UW spinoff

February 4, 2016

Unlike many young biotech spinoffs, Fritz Schomburg's company — Lytic — earns its income not from federal research grants, but from shipping product.

2016 Cool Science Image Contest

February 4, 2016

Want to share your work or interest in science? Send us your cool science images! Contest submissions accepted Feb. 4 – March 7, …

Podcasts showcase stories, science and secrets behind UW–Madison research

February 4, 2016

The first season of Science Narratives addresses social robotics, highlighting the work of Bilge Mutlu, director of the Wisconsin Human-Computer Interaction Lab.

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.