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Chancellor: Public universities are on the front lines of the COVID-19 battle

May 12, 2020

"In record time, we’ve put together public-private partnerships of scientists, engineers, public health experts, manufacturers and many others to address the pandemic," Chancellor Blank writes in a piece coauthored with Peter McPherson, president of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.

How should journalists cover coronavirus preprint studies?

May 11, 2020

Headlines that don’t stand up to scrutiny are among the perils of writing about scientific articles that have not yet undergone peer review by experts in the field, says emerita Professor Sharon Dunwoody.

Promising research projects win funding

May 7, 2020

Twelve projects have been chosen for the UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative. The goal is to stimulate groundbreaking research and acquire equipment that will foster significant scientific advances.

Teams from Wisconsin, New York search for molecular clues to defeat COVID-19

April 27, 2020

Morgridge Institute researchers are hoping to better understand what factors influence whether a patient will suffer from complications such as acute respiratory distress syndrome.

Avoiding misinformation about COVID-19 and influenza research

April 22, 2020

Read in Spanish Misinformation with respect to science is not new, but it can be particularly troublesome and even dangerous during the…

WARF commits $100K to scaling up COVID solutions

April 21, 2020

The new UW/WARF COVID-19 Accelerator Challenge is intended to speed development of prototypes and concepts that can be deployed in 6-12 months.

UW–Madison engineer works with local health leaders to develop COVID-19 prediction models

April 17, 2020

The models use a swath of relevant, research-based parameters to predict the number of cases of in the region.

Advance could enable remote control of soft robots

April 16, 2020

UW-Madison researchers demonstrated a method for using magnetic fields to remotely induce soft composite materials to rearrange their internal structure into a variety of new patterns.

What’s stay-at-home like for researchers?

April 13, 2020

Four posters illustrate how the Currie Lab's researchers are adapting to working from home — and provide reflections many of us can relate to.

Chilling concussed cells shows promise for full recovery

April 3, 2020

“You can’t cool too little; you can’t cool too much; and you can’t wait too long following an injury to start treatment,” says mechanical engineer Christian Franck. And when the researchers identified that sweet spot, the results were striking.

Taking survey can help thwart COVID-19, spread Wisconsin Idea

March 20, 2020

Based on your responses, a UW–Madison team will design a social media campaign to successfully encourage healthy behavior.