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  • Posted on October 11, 2019
    Cookies a la Chickpea

    Delicious desserts may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of chickpeas, but a team of food science students have […]

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    More Green, Less Greenhouse Gas

    In 2013, the $10 million Dairy Coordinated Agricultural Project, or Dairy CAP, set out to assess the greenhouse gas contributions of the dairy industry and […]

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    Upbringing, Fate Lead Nontraditional Student to Genetics

    Had it not been for her father’s truck accident, Carmen Nightfall BS’x22 might never have attended college. But the unfortunate incident sparked a positive change […]

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    From Poplar to Painkiller

    With a new method to synthesize a popular painkiller from plants rather than fossil fuels, a team of researchers led by biochemistry professor John Ralph […]

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    ‘Another Dimension’ of Wildlife Ecology

    At the end of a dock on a placid lake, Abby Haydin taps play on her phone, sending tunes to a wireless speaker. She is […]

  • Posted on June 19, 2019
    Microbial Repellent

    When Que Lan passed away unexpectedly of complications from gastric cancer in 2014, the UW entomology professor left behind a promising research project. Her work […]

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    Off to a ‘QuickStart’

    On a typical morning at Doorco Holsteins in Brussels, Wisconsin, Austin Vandertie BSx’22 would be helping his parents milk the 40-cow herd, feed calves, spread […]

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    The Nature Effect

    If you excelled in your college science classes, chances are you spent much of your youth outside the city limits or exploring nature with grass […]

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    Class Act | Stephanie Hoff

    Stephanie Hoff BSx’19 grew up in small towns near Thorp, Wisconsin, as part of a rural community where people have a pretty good understanding of […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2019
    Hold the Fertilizer

    The term is “nitrogen fixation.” No, it doesn’t refer to an unhealthy obsession with one of the most common chemical elements on Earth. Rather, it’s […]

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    Engineers of Ingenuities

    A bioreactor that removes phosphorus from lakes, an easy-to-use harness system designed to prevent falls from dangerous heights, and an early detection sensor for toxic […]

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    Controversy to Consensus to Civility

    Somewhere in the discouraging maze of fake news and widespread disinformation campaigns aimed at confusing and polarizing public discourse, there lies a road map for […]