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.
A study of hummingbirds living high in the Andes Mountains suggests that life at the top slows the pace of genetic evolution.
Recent increases in the federal minimum wage have raised earnings for low-wage workers in Wisconsin without causing job loss, according to a new report from the Center on Wisconsin Strategy.
The Internet Scout Project, a UW–Madison-based project to help students and educators navigate the Internet, is one of five initial partners selected by SurfWatch, an Internet filtering software company, to provide content for its newest product.
In back-to-back reports in Science and Cell, researchers at the UW Medical School describe important new data on proteins that detect and repair gene damage.
Mark Suchman's research and teaching has positioned him as an emerging figure in the growing academic field of law and society.
A new project at UW–Madison's Wisconsin Center for Education Research will collaborate with the Milwaukee Public Schools to study systemic school reform aimed at improving student achievement in the district.
High-temperature superconducting materials have almost limitless potential but are often less 'super' in real performance. A UW–Madison experiment has found a surprising contributor to this energy sink.
A UW–Madison law professor helped draft a sweeping revision to the state laws that dictate the transfer of wealth and property through wills and estates.
Building space flight hardware sounds pretty glamorous to a lot of us: working with state-of-the-art equipment to create instruments that will fly in outer space, enhancing humankind's understanding of the universe. But when you get down to the nitty gritty, it can be far less so.
With the unlikely but invaluable help of physicists, engineers and an electron accelerator, UW Medical School molecular biologists have found a way to examine how damaged genes are repaired in living cells.
A UW–Madison research team has overturned a central theory about the stability of collagen, a protein that acts like a 'solder' to give the body its structure and shape.
A new study by a UW–Madison researcher of academic redshirting - the decision to delay a child's entry into kindergarten that many parents are facing right now - calls into question the old adage of 'If in doubt, hold them out.'