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Twenty top science students from rural Wisconsin high schools have earned the opportunity to hone their laboratory skills and work alongside top researchers from the…
Ernest Micek has been elected chair of the board of trustees for the Morgridge Institute for Research.
Researchers at the new Morgridge Institute for Research at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have released the biomedical research organization's first digital learning game created through collaborations among scientists and education researchers.
You start with milk, but then what? Get the scoop from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, June 4, in the Town Center of the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery.
Red Hat Inc., the world's largest open-source software company, has given the first Red Hat Cloud Leadership Award to the Center for High Throughput Computing (CHTC) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and named the CHTC its first Red Hat Center of Excellence Development Partner.
Scientists from the Morgridge Institute for Research, the University of Wisconsin–Madison, the University of California and the WiCell Research Institute moved gene therapy one step closer to clinical reality by determining that the process of correcting a genetic defect does not substantially increase the number of potentially cancer-causing mutations in induced pluripotent stem cells.
In recognition of his pioneering work in isolating human stem cells and the promise they hold for the future of medicine, Wisconsin researcher James Thomson has been named a co-recipient of the 11th annual Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research.
The Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery Town Center will debut a new monthly series of free science exploration and education programs aimed at kids and families this Saturday March 5. Its first program, Leopold Discovery Day, invites learner of all ages to celebrate the life and discoveries of legendary University of Wisconsin–Madison environmentalist Aldo Leopold, known as the "father of wildlife management."
By coaxing healthy and diseased human bone marrow to become embryonic-like stem cells, a team of Wisconsin scientists has laid the groundwork for observing the onset of the blood cancer leukemia in the laboratory dish.
James Thomson, director of regenerative biology at the Morgridge Institute for Research and a University of Wisconsin–Madison researcher since 1994, learned this week that he is this year's co-winner of the prestigious King Faisal International Prize in Medicine.
Twin research institutes and a space designed for all to engage in science opened Thursday on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus.
A team of scientists from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and their colleagues describe a molecular pathway that is a key determinant of the aging process.
A search and screen committee has been named to find the first permanent director for the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery. Martin Cadwallader, vice chancellor for research and dean of the Graduate School, says the committee is accepting nominations and hopes to have a candidate selected by late spring.
An acute shortage of a medical isotope needed by tens of thousands of medical patients daily will be addressed through a federal funding agreement reached Sept. 30 to advance pioneering technology developed at a Middleton, Wis., company and the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
This summer, there's no cooler place to be than in the lab for two dozen scientifically minded middle-school students.
It won’t open until December, but the Town Center now under construction within the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery is already sharing its plans for engaging citizens with world-class science.
Get a sneak peek at the design, attractions and menus of Town Center at “Journey to the Center of the Institutes,” a preview May 6 in the Memorial Union’s Tripp Commons and Deck.
Mentor Worldwide LLC's donation of a $16 million manufacturing facility to the new Morgridge Institute for Research at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will help fuel the nonprofit's mission of accelerating biomedical discoveries to delivery as treatments and cures.