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When inhaling media erodes attention, exhaling provides focus

April 18, 2016

For people who text while watching TV or listen to music while reading, sharpening their focus may be as simple as breathing.

UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative proposals selected

April 7, 2016

Reviewers identified ambitious, early stage research ideas and infrastructure investments in an effort to jump-start innovative interdisciplinary research.

Q&A: Scholar-scientist Keven Stonewall is motivated by passion

March 30, 2016

Growing up on the South Side of Chicago, Keven Stonewall discovered a love for science at an early age.

Golden: UW continues to thrive

March 25, 2016

As dean of the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, I was both troubled and puzzled by an opinion piece posted …

Making molecules comfy: Ultimate challenge for UW’s ‘Glass Guy’

March 23, 2016

"If you ask an ordinary person, ‘What is glass?’ they will point to a window, but glass is a much broader category of materials,” says Mark Ediger.

New Morgridge research team leader foresees era of ‘smart microscopes’

March 22, 2016

Jan Huisken, a scientist who develops tools to image biology in its unaltered natural state, will lead the medical engineering focus area at the Morgridge Institute for Research.

UW-Madison graduate programs ranked high by U.S. News & World Report

March 15, 2016

Several programs are ranked among the nation’s best in the 2017 edition of the magazine's “Best Graduate Schools.”

Fish-eyed lens cuts through the dark

March 14, 2016

The artificial eyes created by UW–Madison engineers could help search-and-rescue robots or surgical scopes make dim surroundings seem bright as day.

High Throughput Computing helps LIGO confirm Einstein’s last unproven theory

March 8, 2016

A software program pioneered at UW–Madison churned away in the background, helping analyze data from billions of particle collisions.

Bioenergy Center, collaborators report 500th invention

March 4, 2016

The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center and two partners reported significant progress in their mission to develop technologies that will bring advanced biofuels to the marketplace.