Liquid crystals self-regulate the release of drugs in precise, repeating doses with simple nudge from their environment
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have developed liquid crystal films and droplets that can hold a wide range of “micro-cargo” until their release is cued by body heat or a beam of light or even the wake of swimming microorganisms.
A new professional development conference for UW–Madison employees will focus on the unique needs of research staff who are working as laboratory technicians or…
Michael Graham, a professor of chemical and biological engineering, is a leader in the field, and a recently awarded Department of Defense Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship is enabling his potentially transformative research on turbulence.
Ever wondered what it’s like to unearth a long-buried human ancestor? Or to peer into the night sky to discover the mysteries of galaxy evolution? Find out Thursday.
School of Nursing Dean Linda Scott is helping sound a wake-up call on the subject of nurse fatigue, and encouraging nurses and employers to get educated on the topic.
The impact of undocumented immigration — especially on public safety — remains a contentious topic of discussion in the United States, but "the conversations are occurring in a vacuum of data,” says researcher Michael Light.
Members of the public can ride in an Autonom Shuttle from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days. The College of Engineering is home to the Wisconsin Automated Vehicle Proving Grounds.
The annual Undergraduate Symposium on April 13 is an opportunity for students to show what they’ve learned, often with the help of a strong mentor.
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.