Road salt is making North America’s freshwater lakes saltier, according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
A team of chemical and biological engineers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison has found a way to produce from biomass a valuable compound used in plastic production that they estimate could lower the cost of ethanol produced from plant material by more than two dollars per gallon.
Her responsibilities include serving as the institutional official for the human subjects and animal research programs, and overseeing the stem cell oversight program.
Why did easy-to-see and once-common structures called stromatolites essentially cease forming over the long arc of earth history?
In a vulnerable forest in southeastern Brazil, where the air was once thick with the guttural chatter of brown howler monkeys, there now exists silence. Yellow fever, a virus carried by mosquitoes and endemic to Africa and South America, has killed thousands of monkeys since late 2016.
A new study led by Sigan Hartley looks at the daily experiences of these parents to provide a more detailed picture of the strengths and vulnerabilities of couples raising a child with ASD.
Research into the insects' behavior aims to better understand lake-dominated environments, including those of Wisconsin.
Scientists have created a detailed simulation of a tornado-producing supercell thunderstorm that left a path of destruction over the central Great Plains in 2011.