Students use cool tools to solve local problems in summer Makerspace course

In the UW–Madison Makerspace, students design and build whatever they can imagine in a collaborative environment with cutting-edge tools. Some of their designs solve local challenges.

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Seth Pollak: Effects of childhood stress

A new study from UW–Madison researchers Leslie Seltzer, Ligia Papale and others compared the genomes of children with very high-stress early lives… More

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Study suggests buried internet infrastructure at risk as sea levels rise

The most susceptible U.S. cities are New York, Miami and Seattle, but the effects would ripple across the internet — potentially disrupting global communications.


Can plants and trees change the weather?

An array of towers, aircraft and researchers will keep watch over the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in northern Wisconsin, focusing on an area from a region of the country sensitive to changes in climate.