In rural Wisconsin, Latino immigrants are the unseen labor that keeps the dairy industry running. Researchers and farmers are coming together to pull the veil off this vital, but fragile, workforce. [...more]
ON THE COVER
With the world’s supply of antibiotics growing old and ineffective, academic researchers are leading the way in developing the next generation of microbe fighters.
Bigger storms and wider development are pushing a surge of storm water into places like UW-Madison's Arboretum. CALS scientists say it will take a community effort to stem the tide. [...more]
Personal experiences remind us of the critical need for new antibiotic research.
On Henry Mall
A 44-year-old cropping study offers a window on sustainability.
Composting is taking a bite out of campus food waste.
Farmers annoyed by unlikely pest.
Songs strike a chord for invasive species prevention.
DNA-fixing bacterium may help piece together crime-scene evidence.
Student-designed snack has Disney execs all ears.
Helping farmers in Eastern Europe increase yields.
Adding some color and vitamin A to African diets.
Researchers try to track and protect elusive monkey.
At Allen Centennial Gardens, director Ed Lyon is rejuvenating the landscape with new plants-and a new idea about how gardens fit into our busy lives.
Wisconsin's top bat man lives like his subjects.
Understanding how this summer time nuisance really works.
Peering into the microscopic world of our genes.
Assistant Professor of Genetics BS'94