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Swimming through complex bodily fluids gets simpler

August 15, 2013

It's an uncomfortable truth of life that our bodily fluids are chock full of microscopic swimming organisms - maybe even more uncomfortable to researchers that those little swimmers do laps faster than the theories describing their motion would allow.

Essential mechanism of symbiosis found in Hawaiian squid

August 14, 2013

Experiments at the University of Wisconsin–Madison with a small squid that glows in the dark have uncovered a complex conversation that allows the newly hatched squid to attract the glowing, symbiotic bacteria that disguises it against predators.

Seminar explores role of proteins in health and disease

July 16, 2013

The Human Proteomics Program at UW–Madison and the BioPharmaceutical Technology Center Institute on Aug. 1 will present the Wisconsin Human Proteomics Symposium: Targeted Proteomics and Systems Biology in Health and Disease.

A virtual elephant from a marriage of biology, engineering, and art

May 29, 2013

The solid aluminum cast of an elephant on Warren Porter's desk has been waiting for 25 years.

Two researchers named Shaw scientists

May 24, 2013

The Greater Milwaukee Foundation has chosen two University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers for 2013 Shaw Scientist Awards.

Vaterite: Crystal within a crystal helps resolve an old puzzle

April 25, 2013

With the help of a solitary sea squirt, scientists have resolved the longstanding puzzle of the crystal structure of vaterite, an enigmatic geologic mineral and biomineral.

Stem cell symposium to address heart, vascular disease

April 8, 2013

World leaders in the use of stem cells will gather Wednesday, April 10 at the BioPharmaceutical Technology Center Institute in Fitchburg, Wis., for the eighth annual Wisconsin Stem Cell Symposium, "Cell-Based Therapy for Heart & Vascular Disease: Pathways to Clinic."