The typical foreign language class spends much of its time listening to fluent speakers, but new UW research shows that the students should spend more time talking.
A new UW–Madison study describes a unique method to measure snowfall on the Greenland Ice Sheet that could help answer some key questions.
Qiang Chang, a longstanding member of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Waisman Center’s leadership team, has been named the new director of the center following a nationwide search.
A study by UW–Madison dairy scientists, engineers and agronomists to see how a cow’s breed and forage consumption affect the greenhouse gases generated by her gut and her manure.
The unusual case of Margaret “Peg” Geisler has inspired an international search for “extreme survivors” of metastatic breast cancer. “They never teach you about patients like Peg in medical school," says UW Health oncologist Mark Burkard.
New research shows that the common house spider and its arachnid relatives have dispensed with a gene involved in creating segmented heads, instead recycling leg genes to accomplish the task.
UW-Madison Researchers found that the best colors to use for waste bins are shades of white for paper, red for plastic, pale blue-green for glass, dark grey for metal, dark green for compost, and black for trash.
Easy access to a gun at home is bad for a child’s mental health, particularly for girls, according to a new examination of a study of American schoolchildren from the 1990s.
New research shows that smiles meant to convey dominance trigger a physical spike in stress hormones in their targets, while smiles intended as a reward appear to physically buffer recipients against stress.