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During the last 50 years, participants in the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study have helped researchers explore the experience of careers, family life, family and education in America.
The "A" grades that high-schoolers earn aren't just good for making the honor roll - they also make them healthier as adults, too.
A campus visit on Wednesday, Dec. 8, by 30 high school students of Arabic will unite a U.S. Department of State program and several language and culture initiatives at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Bacteria are among the simplest organisms in nature, but many of them can still talk to each other, using a chemical "language" that is critical to the process of infection. Sending and receiving chemical signals allows bacteria to mind their own business when they are scarce and vulnerable, and then mount an attack after they become numerous enough to overwhelm the host's immune system.
11/30/10 TO: Media representatives FROM: Stacy Forster, University Communications, (608) 262-0930 RE: TIP/ANTHONY SHADID LECTURE
University of Wisconsin–Madison chemistry professor Bassam Shakhashiri has been voted president-elect of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
The meteorite that lit up the skies over southwest Wisconsin this spring has been officially dubbed the "Mifflin Meteorite," and several of its pieces are now part of the permanent collection of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Geology Museum.
Like musical compression saves space on your mp3 player, the human brain has ways of recoding sounds to save precious processing power.
The New York City firm of Holzman Moss Bottino Architecture, in association with Madison, Wis.-based Strang Inc., has been selected by the state of Wisconsin to design the new University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Music Performance Center.
A team of scientists from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and their colleagues describe a molecular pathway that is a key determinant of the aging process.
Two University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers are among the country's most promising young researchers, according to the White House.
Growing human embryonic stem cells in the lab is no small feat. Culturing the finicky, shape-shifting cells is labor intensive and, in some ways, more art than exact science.
University of Wisconsin–Madison historian William Cronon has been elected president of the American Historical Association, a position considered one of the highest honors in the profession.
Since World Languages Day began in 2002, renowned professor Harold Scheub has roused the crowd with his tales of crossing the African continent in search of stories and folk tales.
New 35mm prints of 30 of some of the most celebrated Chinese-language feature films have been donated to the University of Wisconsin–Madison by various film studios in Taiwan with the help of the Taiwanese government.
David Zimmerman, a UW–Madison English professor, is among four recipients of the UW System’s 2010 Alliant Energy Underkofler Awards for Excellence in Teaching. “I’m humbled,”…
Nature's capacity to store carbon, the element at the heart of global climate woes, is steadily eroding as the world's farmers expand croplands at the expense of native ecosystem such as forests.
They are the portals to the cell, gateways through which critical signals and chemicals are exchanged between living cells and their environments.
Alumni and a student from the University of Wisconsin–Madison's La Follette School of Public Affairs are advancing discussion of transportation options that use less energy, and emit fewer pollutants and greenhouse gases by helping to organize the Energy Hub conference Friday, Nov. 5.