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Aviation offers a way forward in biofuels research

July 8, 2014

Biofuels researchers are increasingly thinking about how the energy market is changing, which challenges them to balance the basic science of new fuels with a more holistic view of the most commercially viable ways to produce them. So when a group of University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers began looking at how to make jet fuel from biomass, they also strived to create a "techno-economic" framework that would illuminate the entire biofuels field.

TIP/White-nose Syndrome affecting bats in Wisconsin

April 16, 2014

4/16/14TO: Media representativesFROM: Nik Hawkins,, 608-263-6914RE: TIP/WHITE-NOSE SYNDROME AFFECTING BATS IN WISCONSIN

Small scale, large potential: An expert weighs in on the future of microfluidics

March 13, 2014

More than a decade ago, David Beebe wrote that the field of microfluidics had the potential to significantly change modern biology. Now Beebe, an expert in the field, has written a high-level perspective on the state of microfluidics for the journal Nature.