Category Science & Technology
The research helps us understand how genes and hormones interact to develop male reproductive systems, a step toward researching why disorders in these organs have become more common and how we might prevent them.
UW researchers are working with dairy farmers, producers and equipment manufacturers to use data to make useful, real-time decisions.
Among the latest is a study examining the potential for an existing drug to treat a serious and often deadly complication of a COVID-19 infection.
Sensors that catch just the minimum amount of light could be better than typical digital cameras at capturing everyday memories in challenging environments.
New research could help lake managers make more informed decisions about their invasive species control strategies.
Interstate travel in Wisconsin bottomed out the week of March 25 at a 40% reduction for weekday traffic and a 60% reduction on weekends — knowledge that could help with future highway planning and construction.
A programmer is working to make scientific data easier to picture, from creating images of spiral galaxies based on theoretical data to visualizing satellite imagery.
Eyeball-licking geckos, wiggling brain cells and a whole planet’s worth of weather are among the winners in UW–Madison’s 10th Cool Science Image Contest. A panel of artists, scientists and science communicators judged the scientific content and aesthetic and creative qualities of the images and videos.
James Schauer holds a unique position as both an air pollution expert and a leader in the state’s response to the pandemic.