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Creating a Healthier World

What do millennials want? The popularity of a new CALS-based program addressing global health concerns offers at least one answer.

Stopping Multiple Sclerosis

A successful treatment in mice holds promise for humans

Microbes & Human Health

Microbes inhabit our bodies by the trillions, yet how they benefit us mostly remains a mystery. As scientists work with animals to illuminate that complex dynamic, they are excited about the potential microbes may hold for human health.

Meat, With a Touch of Fruit

Protecting organic meats from deadly bacteria calls for developing new antimicrobial agents from natural sources

Targeting a Killer

CALS researchers are making important advances in detecting and treating septic shock, which is responsible for more than 200,000 deaths a year.

Tasty Solution

A CALS–medical school partnership leads to better, safer beverages for people who have trouble swallowing.

Gut Feeling

Reaching in for the first time: Students at a Chicago high school got a whole new perspective on cows.

Making It Personal

A CALS capstone class in genetics encourages students to explore their own genomes.

Wisconsin’s “Brown Gold” Rush

Transforming manure to energy in America’s Dairyland

Getting to the heart of a problem

Research sheds light on a deadly condition

Whey to Go!

Wondering what’s fueling the success of UW athletes? Look no further than Red Whey, a recovery drink composed of tart red cherry juice and whey protein. The beverage was developed as a collaboration between the UW–Madison Athletic Department, CALS’ Center for Dairy Research and industry partners including Country Ovens-Cherry De-Lite. You can buy the drink […]

Wondering what’s fueling the success of UW athletes? Look no further than Red Whey, a recovery drink composed of tart red cherry juice and whey protein. The beverage was developed as a collaboration between the UW–Madison Athletic Department, CALS’ Center for Dairy Research and industry partners including Country Ovens-Cherry De-Lite. You can buy the drink at Metcalfe’s in Madison’s Hilldale Mall or order it from Country Ovens at (920) 856-6767, www.countryovens.com. It will soon be more widely available, producers say.

The Locavore School

A program with deep roots at CALS helps school districts around Wisconsin serve fruits, vegetables and other goods from local farmers—and introduces children to the joys and benefits of healthy eating.