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New Morgridge research team leader foresees era of ‘smart microscopes’

March 22, 2016

Jan Huisken, a scientist who develops tools to image biology in its unaltered natural state, will lead the medical engineering focus area at the Morgridge Institute for Research.

Fish-eyed lens cuts through the dark

March 14, 2016

The artificial eyes created by UW–Madison engineers could help search-and-rescue robots or surgical scopes make dim surroundings seem bright as day.

UW-Madison spinoff receives construction permit for medical isotope plant in Janesville

February 25, 2016

This is the first time since 1961 that the NRC has issued a permit for a facility to make the life-saving isotopes.

Power walk: Footsteps could charge mobile electronics

February 8, 2016

When you’re on the go and your smartphone battery is low, in the not-so-distant future you could charge it simply by plugging it into your shoe.

UW-Madison places among top teams in SpaceX Hyperloop competition

February 3, 2016

A team of engineering students won 3rd place overall in a worldwide competition to design a pod for shuttling people on the futuristic high-speed transportation system known.

Nanosheet growth technique could revolutionize nanomaterial production

January 27, 2016

Tiny sheets of the semiconductor zinc oxide could have huge implications for the future of a host of electronic and biomedical devices.