Posted on July 1, 2016
CRISPR: The Promise and the Peril
Dietram Scheufele serves on a national committee examining the risks and benefits of human
genome editing technology.
Interview by Joan Fischer
Posted on March 4, 2016
Bees and Beyond
CALS researchers Claudio Gratton and Christina Locke are providing science-based information and structure to the process as a broad group of stakeholders and citizens create Wisconsin’s first Pollinator Protection Plan.
Posted on November 3, 2015
Even Cows are “Texting”
Modern communication systems allow dairy farmers to more efficiently monitor the health, milk yield, movement and other metrics of both herds and individual cows by cell phone, says Doug Reinemann
Posted on June 9, 2015
For the Love of Plants
Students from all backgrounds are invited to a class that explores, questions and celebrates our connections to the vegetable kingdom.
Posted on March 2, 2015
More Milk for China
CALS experts, led by dairy science professor Pam Ruegg, are providing training to help the Chinese meet a growing demand for dairy
Posted on November 2, 2014
Keeping Track of Wolf Deaths
Illegal killing seems to be rising, says wildlife ecology professor Tim Van Deelen
Posted on June 19, 2014
Upping the Orange
Nutritionist Sherry Tanumihardjo works around the world to increase consumption of fruits and vegetables that are high in vitamin A.
Posted on March 6, 2014
Everyone around the table
Monica White works to ensure greater inclusion in our food system
Posted on November 20, 2013
Will Dead Species Live Again?
It sounds like science fiction—but it could happen in real life. Stan Temple describes “de-extinction” and its promise for conservation.
Posted on June 18, 2013
Happy Cows Everywhere
AMY STANTON joined CALS and UW-Extension in 2012 as a dairy science professor with particular expertise in animal well-being. Prior to joining CALS she was […]
Posted on February 15, 2013
Hidden and Growing
It’s not just the number of jobs but the kinds of jobs that will help alleviate rural poverty in Wisconsin, note CALS researchers Katherine Curtis and Leann Tigges
Posted on October 12, 2012
The Secret Lives of Bacteria
Doug Weibel has a seemingly endless list of questions about bacteria, and he is using all tools at his disposal—and creating some new ones—to find the answers
Wisconsin's Magazine for the Life Sciences