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  • Posted on May 14, 2018
    Vector Vigilance

    When you visit the UW Arboretum, you go to take a stroll through the woodlands, prairies, and flowering trees. You go to navigate the boardwalks […]

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    Forgotten Molecules

    On a rainy day last fall, chemist Scott Wildman left his office on the UW– Madison campus and drove to a retirement community on the […]

  • Posted on March 7, 2018
    A Precise Hope

    With gene editing — and pigs — CALS scientists are developing a model for “precision medicine,” the possibility of highly individualized treatments for patients living with the rare disease called NF1

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    The Method Maker

    Gerry Weiss, a Grant County farmer, scientist, and permaculturist, recounts a lifetime of innovation and collaboration with CALS and UW Cooperative Extension

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    Gut Dwellers

    CALS scientists delve into the microbial communities in our digestive tracts — and their implications for our health

  • Posted on October 16, 2017
    Hands on with Food and Farming

    How UW’sPEOPLE program is planting the seeds of careers in agricultural science

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    Beyond Antibiotics

    More than half a century ago, the advent of antibiotics transformed medicine. Today, the slumping performance of these drugs is spurring new treatment innovations.

  • Posted on October 13, 2017
    Wading through Mendota’s Mysteries

    Lake Mendota is called the most studied lake in the world, but we still don’t have a clue. Katherine (Trina) McMahon and her team are exploring its microbial dark matter for answers.

  • Posted on June 20, 2017
    Candid Camera

    You might spot a buck, a bear or a bevy of otters. How an extensive trail camera project called Snapshot Wisconsin is engaging state residents in citizen science—and may lead to better wildlife management.

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    Shaping the Future of Farming

    The new Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center is poised to serve as an exciting incubator for agricultural improvement.

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    A Tale of Two Cheeses

    How the Center for Dairy Research helped Wisconsin makers of vastly different cheeses improve production and quality—and bring home top honors in international competitions.

  • Posted on February 20, 2017
    Lactation Sensation

    Dairy scientist Laura Hernandez marvels at the miracle of milk— and she’s exploring how to improve the processes that create it, for the benefit of both cows and humans