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Lager Beer, Wisconsin

Forever Rising

We depend on yeasts for products ranging from beer and biofuel to forage and pharmaceuticals. But according to Chris Todd Hittinger and his colleagues at CALS, we’ve only begun to understand and mine the possible uses of these hardworking model microbes

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Biochemist Alan Attie tracks the internal mechanisms behind a fast-growing disease that takes millions of lives each year

Unpuzzling Diabetes

Biochemist Alan Attie tracks the internal mechanisms behind a fast-growing disease that takes millions of lives each year

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Anything but boring: Middle schoolers take on challenging assignments in Hazel Holden's biochemistry lab.

Turning them on

A challenging after-school class keeps middle schoolers interested in science

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Metallic wood-boring beetle

Insects For All

Entomology professor Daniel Young presides over a prodigious collection of bugs on campus. Thanks to digital technology, this collection and many others will soon be available online for everyone to learn from and enjoy.

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CDR food technologist Dean Sommers showing a beaker of acid whey. The high-tech filters used to separate the various components are inside the metal pipes.

From Trash to Treasure

The Center for Dairy Research is turning a problematic by-product of Greek yogurt production into new cash streams

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