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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 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 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. […]