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Research at UW–Madison changes student lives

April 11, 2019

Students discover their research passion, whether it is modeling weather, doing medical research or making documentaries.

Antibiotic resistance across Wisconsin revealed by new maps

April 9, 2019

Researchers drew inspiration from easy-to-read weather maps and consulted with doctors to provide guidance at a glance of the likelihood a pathogen will respond to a particular drug in different parts of the state.

UW Changes Lives: Research looks at integrating grazing herds with woodland management

April 4, 2019

Benefits of silvopasture include thinning out the canopy in an existing forest to allow more light to reach the ground, and then planting it with grass or other forage.

Have microscope, will travel: New tech project links Madison, Boston scientists

March 19, 2019

Researcher Jan Huisken’s vision is to redesign a high-end optical microscope — normally big enough to fill an entire room — down to the dimensions of a suitcase, with minimal loss of power or precision.

Master glassblower’s art, work on exhibit at Madison Children’s Museum

March 14, 2019

Tracy Drier wants to increase interest in scientific glassblowing as a career choice by demonstrating the precision and artistry involved in constructing these delicate, almost ice-like glass instruments.

Light provides control for 3D printing with multiple materials

March 12, 2019

UW-Madison researchers realized that a one-vat, multiple-component approach — similar to a chemist's one-pot approach when synthesizing molecules — would be more practical than multiple reservoirs with different materials in 3D printing.

Quantum science at UW–Madison joins exchange, invests in faculty and students

March 5, 2019

“By the investments we are making in quantum science and technology," says Steve Ackerman, "we are ... leading the way in concepts and technology that may revolutionize computing, communication, security and more.”

WARF bets big on new squad of drug hunters

February 27, 2019

“We are building a preclinical drug discovery organization,” says WARF Therapeutics Director Jon Young, who has worked in drug development at Merck Research Laboratories, Regulus Therapeutics and Celgene.

Radiation-resistant E. coli evolved in the lab give view into DNA repair

February 26, 2019

Scientists in the University of Wisconsin–Madison Department of Biochemistry are blasting E. coli bacteria with ionizing radiation once a week to watch evolution happen in real time as the bacteria become radiation resistant.