The shot-hole drill gives the Antarctic a breath of fresh air.
Researchers develop system to warn of volcanic threats to aviation.
When humans communicate, laughter plays a key role in comprehension.
With sustainability at the forefront, this program has put Wisconsin ahead of the trend.
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.
A comfy space and familiar companions make for a healthier herd.
How do we keep drivers’ minds on the road?
What happened to Ice Age megafauna?
This anti-smoking advocate believes the battle against tobacco can be won.
Can differences in the brain predict better treatment of post-war trauma?
Project banks on nobody knowing your health better than you do.
Federal stimulus funds jump-start stalled research across the campus.
New research center digs deep for sustainable energy source.
By necessity, Americans have tightened their belts during the economic downturn‚ but will the valuable lessons learned bring lasting changes to our relationship with money?
Copernicus’s big idea may have sprouted from earlier talk among scholars.
Human evolution appears to be speeding up.
Researchers use brain interface to post to Twitter.
UW scientists look for answers in the ice.
Eat less — a whole lot less — and you could live a whole lot longer.
Fire up your DVR, because there’s more than football to watch on the Big Ten Network.
Want to go farther faster on your daily jog? It turns out that slowing down might be a better idea in the long run.
Thirty-five years ago, Wisconsin had no gray wolves. Today it has more than it knows what to do with. Now UW researchers are trying to help the state figure out how many wolves it wants and needs.
American automakers have taken their share of wrong turns, but 2009 has been the worst year ever. Can UW-Madison step in with ways to help them get back on the road?
There’s a science to watching the grass grow.
Virologists sequence the genome of the common cold.
Our ability to understand another’s feelings may be genetic.
Dictionary of regional dialects nears completion.
Climate change spells trouble for these reptiles.
The latest UW stem-cell breakthrough creates beating heart muscle.
An unprecedented study of childhood seeks answers to health problems.
We all need sleep, and when we don’t get enough, it isn’t pretty. But scientists have yet to discover what exactly happens in our bodies and brains when we sleep. It’s a puzzle well worth solving for those who have sleep disorders or certain mental illnesses. So what theory are UW researchers pursuing? One unlike any other, of course.