What do millennials want? The popularity of a new CALS-based program addressing global health concerns offers at least one answer.
A successful treatment in mice holds promise for humans
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.
Protecting organic meats from deadly bacteria calls for developing new antimicrobial agents from natural sources
CALS researchers are making important advances in detecting and treating septic shock, which is responsible for more than 200,000 deaths a year.
A CALS–medical school partnership leads to better, safer beverages for people who have trouble swallowing.
Reaching in for the first time: Students at a Chicago high school got a whole new perspective on cows.
A CALS capstone class in genetics encourages students to explore their own genomes.
Transforming manure to energy in America’s Dairyland
Research sheds light on a deadly condition
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.
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.