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Research

The Next Dimension

Winter 2018

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3D printing seems like science fiction come to life.

“It’s kind of Star Trek–like,” says Dan Thoma MS’88, PhD’92, director of …

Say Cheese

Winter 2018

Wrestling bears, a soaring eagle, and curious fawns are among the 22 million images captured by a first-of-its-kind network of volunteer-run trail cameras in …

Stem Cells at 20

Winter 2018

It’s been two decades since the first human embryonic stem cell lines were derived at UW–Madison. What effect has the discovery had on scientific research and human health?

The Hunt for Answers

Winter 2018

The country’s population of whitetail deer is at record numbers, and a UW scientist’s work grapples with what that means for their environment.

A Search for Simple Life

Winter 2018

Adam Steltzner PhD’99 just wanted a regular job, so he became an engineer — eventually, one of NASA’s top engineers. Now he’s helping lead the search for life on Mars.

Mind Games

Winter 2018

New research from the UW shows video games could help teach empathy to adolescents.

Bug Bites

Winter 2018

A UW researcher finds that a different kind of breakfast could improve health.

Internet Underwater

Winter 2018

Why critical infrastructure is at risk

Hard Truth

Winter 2018

Chris Borland ’13 did the unthinkable: he abruptly retired from the NFL, bringing the unseen dangers of the sport to the forefront.

Transforming Research

Fall 2018

A UW–Madison lab seeks to improve outcomes for transgender people.

The Big Dig

Fall 2018

With shovels in tow, a UW program is tackling two crises at once: a shortage of students in science and a growth of antibiotic resistance.

Science Faction

Fall 2018

In a new book, former Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson ’63, JD’66 recalls his partnership with UW–Madison and his support for biotechnology research.

Deadly Cold

Fall 2018

A cautionary tale about human interactions with wild apes.

Jessica Weeks

Fall 2018

A UW expert discusses the “dark side” of international relations: dictatorships.

At the Movies

Fall 2018

Will Crazy Rich Asians change representation on the big screen?

The Pregnancy Puzzle

Summer 2018

After a UW scientist and his wife lost two pregnancies, he sought answers. Why are these losses so common, and do other living things face the same struggle his family did?

Agriculture by Air

Summer 2018

UW researchers are using drones to search for more sustainable farming methods.

Monarch Guardians

Summer 2018

UW–Madison’s Arboretum is part of a nationwide effort to protect the popular insect.

Origins

Summer 2018

UW–Madison researchers in South Africa are at the heart of work that is unraveling the mysteries of the universe, determining when and how life …

Empowering Mothers

Summer 2018

A new book gives voice to mothers from all walks of life.

Alice Evans

Spring 2018

Meet a Badger who made one of the most important contributions to public health in the 20th century.

Erik Iverson

Spring 2018

Erik Iverson calls himself the consummate outsider: he is not a UW–Madison alumnus and he’s not from Wisconsin. But in 2016, he …

Final Words

Winter 2018

Half a century ago, 80 language lovers fanned out across the country to chat with as many people in as many places as possible …

Eloise Gerry

Spring 2018

Researcher Eloise Gerry blazed a trail for female scientists during her four decades with the U.S. Forest Products Laboratory in Madison. Photo

Arctic Watch

Spring 2018

In Alaska, where glaciers are melting, Fran Ulmer ’69, JD’72 leads a commission tasked with helping U.S. officials decide what to do about climate change.

A Muffled Voice

Spring 2018

A UW researcher shines a light on a lost essay.

Give What You Get

Winter 2017

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If it’s the thought that makes a gift count, here’s a thought that can make your gesture count extra: get a …

6 Badgers in Space

Winter 2017


Suomi NPP satellite

Named after Verner Suomi, who founded the UW’s renowned Space Science and Engineering Center in 1965 and is … …

Botany Greenhouse

Winter 2017

58 Frozen Landmarks

Winter 2017

Badgers have made their mark on Antarctica, thanks to the UW’s long history of research and exploration of the continent.

3 Kinds of Smiles

Winter 2017

How do we know what a smile means? A UW psychologist decodes them.

5 Astonishing Discoveries

Winter 2017

The UW’s ideas factory churns out remarkable findings that don’t always get the notoriety they deserve.

24 UW-Madison Firsts

Winter 2017

From the beginning, the UW has been a higher education pioneer in research, education, and innovation.

10 Things Aldo Leopold Used in the Field

Winter 2017

UW Archives is home to items that belonged to the ecologist who became the most influential conservation thinker of the 20th century.

Eye on Irma

Winter 2017

UW plays a key role in weather warnings.

Map Quest

Fall 2017

Archaeologist Chris Fisher MA’95, PhD’00 risked snakes, spiders, jaguars, and flesh-eating bacteria to discover a lost city in Honduras.

Dairy Drama

Fall 2017

The $43 billion Wisconsin industry has benefited from a long tradition of UW support.

A High-Fat Diet That Heals

Fall 2017

When drugs fail, epilepsy patients turn to this UW cooking class to learn how to curtail seizures by cutting carbs.

Seismic Shift

Fall 2017

UW scientists decipher earthquakes.

Popular Science

Fall 2017

Can Bill Nye, the famed Science Guy of the ’90s, really save the world?