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Programming cells to organize their molecules may open the door to new treatments

February 15, 2024

Biochemists at UW–Madison have developed a tool to control how certain proteins move in mammalian cells, a discovery that has multiple potential uses for treating or studying diseases by engineering specific cellular activities or studying cellular activity in a living organism.

UW–Madison researchers first to 3D-print functional human brain tissue

February 1, 2024

It’s an achievement with important implications for scientists studying the brain and working on treatments for a broad range of neurological and neurodevelopmental disorders, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

These tomatoes are out of this world… or they will be soon

January 26, 2024

By sending tomato plants to the International Space Station, UW researchers hope to better understand how plants grow without gravity and whether there are ways to help plants cope with the stressors involved with growing in space flight.

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