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  • 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 […]

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    Minty Fresh

    As you approach a basic steel structure at the West Madison Agricultural Research Station, your nose informs you before your eyes do that you’ve found […]

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    Class Act | Chloe Green

    Chloe Green BSx’19 came to UW–Madison from Culver City, California, with a desire to study sports nutrition. She was motivated by her high school involvement […]

  • Posted on October 17, 2018
    So Long, Science House

    Not long ago, an unassuming house stood at 1645 Linden Drive. Clearly in its twilight years, white paint had worn away from its wooden siding, […]

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    Deer Disease Reservoirs

    Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a progressive illness that causes severe weight loss and eventually death in deer and elk. The disease has been detected […]

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    A ‘Whey’ Better Babcock

    The Babcock Hall renovation and expansion has begun! The major construction project, which broke ground in July 2018, will modernize the building’s dairy plant and […]