Tag Research

Video game improves balance in youth with autism

Balance challenges are more common among people with ASD, and difficulties with balance are thought to relate to more severe ASD symptoms and impaired activities in daily living.

In the heart of devastating outbreak, research team unlocks secrets of Ebola

In a study of blood samples from Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, the team led by UW–Madison's Yoshihiro Kawaoka has identified signatures of the disease that may aid in future treatment efforts.

Molecular magnetism packs power with “messenger electron”

A UW–Madison lab has made a molecule that gains magnetic strength through an unusual way of controlling those spins, which could lead to a breakthrough in quantam computing.

BuckySubmit helps with public access compliance at UW–Madison

A new submission service called BuckySubmit helps researchers follow federal regulations requiring public access to their manuscripts.

New model reveals possibility of pumping antibiotics into bacteria

UW-Madison researchers have discovered that a cellular pump known to move drugs like antibiotics out of E. coli bacteria has the potential to bring them in as well, opening new lines of research into combating the bacteria.

Curator at ag station helps growers keep close watch on potato health

By monitoring sugar levels, frying test batches of potato chips, and other techniques, Sam Perez helps growers decide when to market their stored potatoes.

Study: Yoga reduces falls among the elderly

Participants in a study saw significant improvements on two measures of walking gait, and on balance, after 8 weeks of yoga classes.