Scientists at UW–Madison's Space Science and Engineering Center are developing new tools to better predict the course of hurricanes.
The UW–Madison Trace Center has been awarded a five-year, $6.75 million grant to make information technology more accessible to people with disabilities.
According to Joanne Cantor, UW–Madison professor of communication arts, television and movies present a constant parade of monsters of every description, "ready," Cantor says, "to pounce on your child's psyche at any moment."
An enormous, subversive and particularly potent threat to your child's well-being is probably in your living room with her or him right now.
Studying a descendant of the 1918 influenza virus that killed at least 20 million people worldwide, UW–Madison virologists have discovered a new molecular trick some viruses use to transform from dangerous to deadly.
Two studies published in recent months indicate that Lake Superior bald eagles and Wisconsin River ospreys are nesting successfully despite the presence of DDE, PCBs and dioxin in their blood.
A computer model being honed by UW–Madison scientists may help predict climate-related population booms of Aedes aegypti, a mosquito whose disease-transmitting ways already puts half the world's population at risk.
Madison Gas and Electric Co. announced today (July 29) it will contribute more than $1 million toward a new and expanded innovation center at the UW–Madison Research Park.
Peering deep inside obscuring cocoons of stardust, astronomers are beginning to witness the birthing secrets of an unusual star.
The biological clock reminds us to go to sleep every 24 hours, but under certain lighting conditions another internal regulator may be telling us to take a nap.
A $600,000 gift from the Oscar Rennebohm Foundation will help UW–Madison researcher Ian Duncan accelerate work on a promising treatment for multiple sclerosis and other myelin disorders.
Today's lackadaisical attitude toward exporting dairy products could cost the U.S dairy industry dearly in years to come, according to a UW–Madison dairy policy analyst.
As the new millennium approaches, the McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research is poised for a consolidation with the University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center.
The 15th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence is set for July 26-30 at Madison's Monona Terrace Convention Center.
Researchers at the UW Medical School have solved the puzzle of how one drug -- lithium -- can effectively stabilize both the wild euphoria and the crushing melancholy that are the hallmark of manic depression, or bipolar disorder.
When he wrote the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson penned words that would live forever in history. But was he the first to write them? A UW–Madison expert says that Jefferson may have modeled the Declaration after a 16th-century Dutch document.
By isolating and characterizing the biochemical properties of a new-found natural insecticide, scientists have taken an important step toward augmenting the sparse armamentarium of biological pest control.
A team of scientists from UW–Madison have established a unique population of pigs that provide researchers with an exceptional animal model of human coronary artery disease.
Obstetricians regularly prescribe bed rest for women with complicated pregnancies, but many appear to be unaware of the harmful side effects of the inactivity, according to a study by researchers at the UW–Madison School of Nursing.
Smoking, a well-known risk factor for cancer and heart disease, also may play a role in hearing loss.