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Crystal growing contest gives middle, high school students a peek inside UW–Madison chemistry department
Hundreds of middle and high school students from across Wisconsin enjoyed some hands-on chemistry experience this spring through a crystal-growing contest organized by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Chemistry Department.
For their distinct and innovative molecular research, two University of Wisconsin–Madison scientists have earned Shaw Scientist Awards from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. Feyza Engin, assistant professor of biomolecular chemistry, and Srivatsan Raman, assistant professor of biochemistry, will each receive $200,000 in seed funding to advance their work. For more than 30 years, the Shaw Scientist Program has supported early career investigators pursuing promising ideas in biochemistry, biological sciences and cancer research.
With the help of satellites and a global crowd-sourced database, Wisconsin’s wildlife will soon have its prime time moment.
Educational garden programs improve not just the health and well-being of children, but the choices they make regarding fruits and vegetables.
Lisa Andresen is teaching science for the first time this year with the help of two WEI educator institutes she attended.
We all know that exercise is good for us. Yet becoming active late in life comes with a unique set of challenges.
The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center and two partners reported significant progress in their mission to develop technologies that will bring advanced biofuels to the marketplace.