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  • Posted on June 9, 2015
    Second Life for Phosphorus

    Soil science professor and students turn a sometime pollutant into a valuable product

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    Uganda: The Benefits of Biogas

    Generating enthusiasm for a new kind of technology is key to its long-term success. Rebecca Larson, a CALS professor of biological systems engineering, has already […]

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    Give: Hands-On Fieldwork

    Before last summer, Vera Swanson’s only exposure to plant sciences had been through classes in introductory biology. That changed big-time when Swanson, a junior majoring […]

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    Plant Prowess

    CALS scientists from a wide range of disciplines help forge the future of a growing field

  • Posted on November 2, 2014
    The Shocking Truth

    Scientists have learned how electric fish got their jolt

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    Costa Rica: New trail in paradise

    This past January a group of CALS students found themselves bushwhacking through a dense mountain forest in Costa Rica, crossing paths with monkeys, colorful birds, […]

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    Kazakhstan: Dam monitoring protects water supply

    Unpredictable flooding and droughts, which scientists predict will intensify with climate change, elevate the importance of dams for managing and storing water, even in places […]

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    Keeping Track of Wolf Deaths

    Illegal killing seems to be rising, says wildlife ecology professor Tim Van Deelen

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    To the Ends of the Earth

    Decades of field research at both poles has given soil scientists James Bockheim a front-row seat on climate change.

  • Posted on June 19, 2014
    Of Cows and Climate

    CALS researchers are leading a far-reaching effort to gather information about greenhouse gases related to dairy—and to give farmers and other industry professionals the tools they need to reduce them.

  • Posted on March 6, 2014
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    Five things everyone should know about … Sinkholes

    1. They exist in Wisconsin. Parts of the Badger State have bedrock consisting of dolomite, an easily fractured rock that can be dissolved by water […]