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Study: Spike in premature births caused by COVID, halted by vaccines

November 27, 2023

The evidence showing the positive effects of vaccination in preventing premature births could help allay some of the most prominent concerns voiced as COVID-19 vaccines became available to pregnant patients.


Kids who feel their parents are less reliable take fewer risks vital to learning and growth

November 27, 2023

The researchers studied decisions that more than 150 children ages 10 to 13 made while playing games that offered opportunities to risk a little and explore for potential gains.

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Putting all the blocks together After beating archrival Nebraska on Friday and Iowa on Saturday, the Badgers volleyball team enters the NCAA tournament as the top regional seed and the No. 3 seed overall. See more

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J. Michael Collins: Bill to ban "cashless" establishments

A proposed bill would prohibit Wisconsin establishments from being "cashless" for any in-person retail transaction of less than $2,000. Retailers could… More

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Diversity Forum inspires conversations on religious identity and inclusion

November 20, 2023

Faith leaders talked about ways to foster respectful dialogue with others holding diverse religious beliefs, and how attendees can empower faculty and staff to support students on their personal faith journeys.

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Watch: Getting hands-on with wildlife

November 20, 2023

Veterinary students were nervous at first in the wildlife clinic rotation, but they quickly gained confidence. By the end of the rotation, every student knew they wanted to be able to incorporate wildlife medicine into their practice after graduating.


Two new UW–Madison-led studies inform outlook on scaling of carbon removal technologies

November 21, 2023

The research makes it clear that ensuring the sustained well-being of our planet requires a more serious commitment toward new carbon dioxide removal technologies and a faster scale-up of their production.