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  • Posted on October 1, 2020
    Of Mutant Wranglers and Slime Whisperers

      In 1909, the German chemist Fritz Haber sparked an agricultural revolution. Using enormous pressures and high temperatures, he had learned how to efficiently transform […]

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    Let Food Be Your Medicine

      Medical student Alice Huang was dutifully taking notes during a lecture at the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine when she snapped to attention. […]

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    The Age of Ecological Forecasting

      When El Niño approaches, driven by warm Pacific Ocean waters, we’ve come to expect both drenching seasonal rains in the southern United States and […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2019
    What Would a Cow Prefer?

    As a psychology student at Harvard University, Jennifer Van Os studied people with Alzheimer’s disease. Animals and agriculture were far from her mind. But she […]

  • Posted on October 17, 2018
    Online Extra | Fruitful Outreach

    Managing an apple orchard — whether table apples or cider apples — isn’t the romantic endeavor some might imagine. There’s a lot to do: selecting, planting, […]

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    Mali | CALS Researcher Offers Hands-On Training at Gamou Farms

    A native of Mali, Thierno Diallo takes great pride in his Fulani heritage. The West African ethnic group is well known for its tradition of […]

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    The Muscle Demystifier

    As a wrestler at the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse, Adam Kuchnia lost a lot of pounds so he could compete in a particular weight class. […]

  • Posted on May 14, 2018
    Eyes on an American Marten Revival

    The American marten, a small, elusive member of the weasel family, was long thought to be extinct in Wisconsin’s Apostle Islands. Now, thanks in part […]

  • Posted on March 4, 2016
    Give: A Fitting Tribute

    How best to honor a towering eminence in one’s field?

  • 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 July 16, 2009
    An Uptick in Ticks

    Last summer, Susan Paskewitz made an astonishing discovery after walking her dog in her Madison neighborhood: a deer tick crawling up her dog’s hind leg. […]