Apart from being quadrupedal, furry, and commonly found on your couch, cats and dogs have little in common. But the two species share one more …
Sequencing the DNA of every plant in Wisconsin is a daunting task, but a UW team recently accomplished just that. After four years, the …
UW graduate students develop a new use for drones: detecting explosives buried in war zones.
Growing up on a dairy farm in …
UW scientists hope that quickly sharing results will generate answers about the virus.
The grass may be greener on the other side of the fence. But is that a good thing?
Big find: specimens George Washington Carver collected uncovered at the UW.
He’s in search of the next “moon shot.”
The effects of a warmer Earth will last and last and last.
The title of director/editor Chad Gracia ’92’s debut documentary film — …
A mashup of science and old-fashioned detective work revealed the true origins of a mastodon skeleton on display at the UW for a century.
How to pick a better bracket.
Not your average wallpaper.
Galápagos Islands find.
UW's first enologist is mixing science and business to make Wisconsin's wine — and its wine industry — more robust.
Lego wants to turn its iconic bricks green by investing $150 million to find cleaner ways to manufacture them. But the …
Benjamin Franklin was right. Taxation is an absolute certainty in life — even life near the South Pole.
UW researchers weave fabric that can harness solar energy.
An astounding find in South Africa adds a new branch to the human family tree.
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.
There’s a STEM boom at the UW, with those majors accounting for 40 percent of degrees.
Kandis Elliot’s work tells a beautiful big fish story.
Imagery can serve as essential data that help scientists understand how things work, but science images can also be fascinating and beautiful.
Her office is home to thirty-one rare and endangered species.
At a tiny building in Wisconsin’s Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, scientist Claire Phillips studies carbon in soil samples. The UW has been conducting research at the site for a decade, exploring how forests change over time, under the direction of Ankur Desai, an associate professor in atmospheric and oceanic sciences.
Veronica Berns PhD’14 found a novel way to make chemistry easier to understand.
The greatest threat to Wisconsin’s forests may not be pollution or urban sprawl.
He does popping. He devotes time to his company. He teaches adults and kids about science. He works on his doctorate. Is there anything Jeff Vinokur ’12 isn't doing?
Every day is Take Your Dog to Work Day for Philip Tedeschi.
Francis Halzen doesn’t see himself as a superhero.
Citizen scientists provide clarity for lake researchers’ big questions.
Where do all the baby turtles go?
Who knew? Tagging bumblebees can help farmers with their crops.
What does it take to produce one of those courses with the funny name? We look at the intense planning, the in-the-field work, and the post-production effort required to create a MOOC.
Ultrasounds create a powerful connection for dads-to-be.