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  • Posted on March 8, 2024
    Can Ticks Spread Chronic Wasting Disease in Deer?

      Research by CALS scientists and their collaborators finds that ticks can harbor transmissible amounts of prions, the protein particles that cause chronic wasting disease […]

  • Posted on July 7, 2023
    CALS Briefs for Summer 2023

      Survey: UW Plant Breeding Program is #1 The UW Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics (PBPG) program at CALS is one of the largest and […]

  • Posted on March 9, 2023
    CALS Research Briefs for Spring 2023

      How Telomeres Stay Tidy Telomeres provide vital protection for the ends of human chromosomes. However, these defensive caps degrade over time through the process […]

  • Posted on October 18, 2022
    Round-Up of CALS Research for Fall 2022

      ‘SymBeeOsis’ In spring 2021, associate professor of entomology Shawn Steffan and members of his lab hosted film company Day’s Edge Productions. The crew shot […]

  • Posted on August 2, 2022
    A Round-Up of CALS Research for Summer 2022

      A Molecular Understanding of Antibiotics Antibiotics are good at killing pathogens, but they also eliminate beneficial gut bacteria. This makes patients more prone to […]

  • Posted on April 29, 2022
    A Round-Up of CALS Research for Spring 2022

      Healthier Prisoners, Safer Community The presence of a state prison in a county was associated with 11% more COVID-19 cases during the spring and […]

  • Posted on November 8, 2021
    A Round-up of CALS Research

      A Safe Water Future Requires Action Today Ph.D. student Tracy Campbell MS’18 recently led an assessment of water quality goals for the Yahara River […]