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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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Technology

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.

Weather

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.