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  • Posted on February 25, 2021

      At its most basic level, it takes pictures. For biochemistry professor Elizabeth Wright, that’s the scaled-down explanation of cryogenic electron microscopy, or cryo-EM. But […]

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      UW–Madison has a strong record of contributions to structural biology, cell biology, virology, and medicine, and it hosts a vibrant community of structural biologists. […]

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      It’s the number one vegetable crop in the United States. Wisconsin happens to be its third largest producer (after Idaho and Washington), with 3.1 […]

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      It’s December 2018. Karthik Anantharaman awakens at 6 a.m., afloat in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. He’s barely slept, adrenaline is flowing. There’s […]

  • A professional photo portrait of Dean Kate VandenBosch
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    Last spring, I happily announced that our faculty ranks welcomed a tremendous influx of new talent, with 19 new hires in 2019. Now I’m pleased […]

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      1. Tardigrades are tiny, water-loving animals. They prefer wet environments, and as long as the conditions are right, they can be found all over […]

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      Ecologists at CALS have found that carnivores living near people can get more than half of their diets from human food sources, a major […]

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      When Kit Chow BSx’21 decided to study biological systems engineering at CALS, he knew he would get to do one of his favorite things […]

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      High blood pressure contributes to almost half a million deaths in the United States each year. To help manage the condition, called hypertension, health […]

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      Fatty acids, the compounds that provide antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits through diets rich in leafy greens and fish, are now also heralded for their […]

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      On Nov. 6, CALS celebrated the opening of the new Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery (MSABD) building. Part of the Department of Animal […]

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      How does the American ideal of healthy eating exclude other cultures? That was the question posed to students by instructor Erika Anna BS’13 in […]