An unusual exhibit focusing on cancer recovery through the lens of art and science will open Feb. 22 in the Biochemistry Department on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus.
University of Wisconsin–Madison bacteriology professor Timothy J. Donohue has been elected president of the American Society for Microbiology.
While there's no end of robust and heated conversation about genetically modified foods, there are strikingly few comprehensive studies that put a numeric value on the costs and benefits.
Outbreaks of disease in wildlife may seem remote and, for most humans, inconsequential. But disease events that arise in wild animal populations can be far-reaching and can even pose a threat to humans and domestic animals far removed from the source of animal affliction.
The ultimate cause of hearing loss is usually found in the tiny hair cells that play the crucial role of converting sound waves into nerve impulses for delivery to the brain.
Close your eyes and picture an ocean reef: vivid violet, cool blue and tropical green intertwining in gentle curves and delicate edges. And that's just the urchin teeth.
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center have discovered a new form of cell division in human cells.
Scott Gilbert, a professor of biology at Swarthmore College noted for using stories, images and analogies to get scientific points across, will give two free public lectures in Madison Dec. 12 and 13.
Illegal wolf kills typically spike during gun deer season, says UW–Madison environmental studies professor Adrian Treves, whether due to a sense of competition, fear, or simply increased opportunity.
The Institute for Biology Education and Steenbock Library have launched a joint Educational Innovation project to create a biology community and learning center for bioscience students across campus.
For babies, the trip from the womb to the outside world is a transition from a blank, sterile slate to host for what will eventually be trillions of microscopic organisms.
A University of Wisconsin–Madison researcher says states should be looking to the skies in order to save fish.
According to a recent Wisconsin Bioenergy Initiative (WBI) study, Wisconsin can be a national leader in bioenergy production using waste from the state's prosperous agriculture and food processing sectors.
At first glance, the northern muriqui monkey is a prime conservation success story.
Stress has long been pegged as the enemy of attention, disrupting focus and doing substantial damage to working memory - the short-term juggling of information that allows us to do all the little things that make us productive.
In human blood, red blood cells barrel through the center of the blood vessels, while in a phenomenon known as margination, platelets and white blood cells hug the vessel walls, ready to emerge into the body to fight an injury or infection.
If you spot a honeybee in the UW–Madison's Allen Centennial Gardens and are wondering where it came from, look up.