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Research

Thinking Machines

Winter 2011

UW researchers help IBM try to create a cognitive computer chip.

Driver’s Education

Winter 2011

A virtual behind-the-wheel experience tracks behavior on the road.

Jon Levine

Fall 2011

Work flows from “the best of reasons,” says new director of primate research center.

Astro-Dermatology

Fall 2011

Technique used by astronomers could help assess skin cancer.

Buried Treasure

Fall 2011

Worth a thousand words.

Quick Takes: Fall 2011

Fall 2011

UW News in Brief

Genotopia

Fall 2011

Does genomics hold the secrets for the future of medicine? Eric Green believes it does — and that Bill Gahl is showing the way.

Our Brains Made Us Do It

Summer 2011

A unique program explores how science plays out in society.

Early Warning System

Summer 2011

UW–Madison researchers are making strides in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease by studying people who don’t have it.

Me and My Shadow

Summer 2011

A UW sociologist explores the complicated roles of mothers and nannies.

Little Online Lies

Summer 2011

Those who post to dating sites fudge the facts strategically.

Where the Potty-Mouths Are

Summer 2011

What region has the foulest mouths on the Internet?

Livin’ on a Prayer

Summer 2011

Study examines how prayer manages negative emotions.

Tasty Invaders

Spring 2011

Students and professors find crayfish study to be rewarding — and delicious.

Unhappy Hipsters

Spring 2011

The persistence of "hipsters" shines a light on product choices.

Climate 101

Spring 2011

Global warming isn’t our best subject, a survey finds.

Money Worries

Spring 2011

A new UW center is exploring what Americans need to know about their finances.

Mary Beltrán

Winter 2010

When she watches television, it’s with an eye on diversity, as well as entertainment.

Sales Job

Winter 2010

Even three-year-olds can recognize commercial brands.

Knotty Problem

Winter 2010

Khipus are an ancient method of recording information, one that goes back to the Inca empire that pre-dated the arrival of Europeans.

Waste Not, Want Not

Winter 2010

To feed the hungry, researcher looks to crops that aren’t being harvested.

Can You Buy Happiness?

Winter 2010

A national study links leisure spending to a sense of well-being.

From Hospital to Home

Winter 2010

Research leads to a smoother transition for patients and caregivers.

Combat Impact

Winter 2010

Non-metro areas take greater brunt of the war in Iraq.

Driven by Data

Winter 2010

UW researchers help Wisconsin tribes fight obesity on their own terms.

Quick Takes: Fall 2010

Winter 2010

UW news in brief

Seven Wonders

Winter 2010

We offer seven examples of life-changing UW discoveries, knowing full well that it’s only a start. Think back and add a favorite to our list, then learn what’s afoot at the new Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery.

On Home Turf

Fall 2010

Horticulture prof is in his element when working with sports venues around the world.

Quick Takes

Fall 2010

UW news in brief.

Big Brother Is Searching?

Fall 2010

Google magically begins completing your thoughts

Probing Poverty

Fall 2010

Researchers try meta-analysis to find what works, what doesn’t.

Blow Holes

Fall 2010

The shot-hole drill gives the Antarctic a breath of fresh air.

Ash Masters

Summer 2010

Researchers develop system to warn of volcanic threats to aviation.

In a Manner of Speaking

Summer 2010

When humans communicate, laughter plays a key role in comprehension.

Healthy Spuds

Summer 2010

With sustainability at the forefront, this program has put Wisconsin ahead of the trend.

A Voice in the Wilderness

Summer 2010

Before Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey, there was George Schaller MS’57, PhD’62, whose crusade to protect the world’s most beautiful and endangered animals has taken him to the globe’s most remote regions.

Bully Pulpit

Spring 2010

Certain friends can help kids who are picked on at school.

Contented Cows

Spring 2010

A comfy space and familiar companions make for a healthier herd.

Driven to Distraction

Spring 2010

How do we keep drivers’ minds on the road?

The Case of the Disappearing Mastodons

Spring 2010

What happened to Ice Age megafauna?