Health and medicine
UW professor Tony Goldberg is on a life-saving mission: identify unknown pathogens before they jump to a new host and cause disease in other animals — and humans.
Scientists weren’t the only faculty members to assist the government — historians, geologists, and others pitched in, too.
For 80 years, the Wisconsin Alumni Association has honored exceptional alumni with Distinguished Alumni Awards. Early recipients include actor Fredric March ’20 of Dr. Jekyll …
Electronic cigarettes can’t be sold or marketed as smoking cessation aids, but many smokers see so-called vaping as …
Feeling overwhelmed? UW research shows one simple act can make a difference.
Growing up on a dairy farm in …
UW scientists hope that quickly sharing results will generate answers about the virus.
When her mother died of Huntington’s, Shana Martin Verstegen ’02 didn't want to know if she’d get it, too — until deciding to become a mom herself.
People of color are more likely to get Alzheimer’s disease. The children of former Badger football star Lou Holland ’65 are among those that UW researchers are studying to try to learn why.
Doctors in training at the UW write down patients' memories — along with their symptoms — in a VA hospital program that documents the lives of military veterans.
How to pick a better bracket.
Two UW alumni are working closely with African tribal warriors, teaching them how to protect — rather than kill — the majestic lions that roam their lands.
For veterans who feel adrift upon returning home, Jake Wood ’05 has a suggestion: come along with us.
UW–Madison has resources to help students struggling with substance abuse — but advocates hope to do much more.
UW scientists make encouraging progress toward a vaccine.
A UW service makes sure rare and wonderful species are in good hands.
An unexpected process may lead to an earlier diagnosis for sick babies.
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Ultrasounds create a powerful connection for dads-to-be.
The campus has an unquenchable appetite for words made up from the initials of other words.
The Neuron Project sells cells to fund epilepsy research.
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Wherever she's gone in life, the medically underserved have always found Jenny Amani MD'09.
As scientists unravel the mysteries of human DNA, genetic counselors stand ready to interpret what it all means.
UW scientists find that fruit flies can inform damage in humans.
UW doctor on a mission for his late father.
Waisman’s legacy started with a different name: Kennedy.
As flu season begins, UW researchers work to stay a step ahead.
A UW researcher’s work with psychopaths inspires a new novel.
The cost of binge drinking
Dairy is not "straw hats and bib overalls" at the UW. The flagship institution in America's Dairyland draws on a long history of lacto-research, modern technology, and big data to thrive in what has become a very scientific field.
Due to a belief that their body parts bring good luck, people with albinism in some African countries are hunted and killed. Two alumni are stepping in to help Tanzania, where the problem is most severe.
A professor’s words help a community explore its long-held beliefs.
This is a class about HIV, but it’s also about critical thinking, about using the scientific method to conceptualize a complex problem . . .
With his accidental discovery of Vitamin A, UW professor Elmer McCollum kickstarted the field of modern nutrition.
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