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UW-Madison experts can discuss U.S. Senate’s food safety bill

November 30, 2010

The U.S. Senate passed a far-reaching food safety bill today that, if signed into law, will have an enormous impact on our nation’s food safety…

Curiosities: Are “baby” carrots really … baby carrots?

September 20, 2010

Sadly, not really. “There’s something very convenient about (baby carrots), and kids seem to enjoy it. It means more people eating vegetables, and I…

Plants give up some deep secrets of drought resistance

August 23, 2010

In a study that promises to fill in the fine details of the plant world's blueprint for surviving drought, a team of Wisconsin researchers has identified in living plants the set of proteins that help them withstand water stress.