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  • Posted on June 19, 2019
    ‘App’-riculture

    Mike Cerny has been farming long enough to have a reliable intuition when it comes to decisions about applying chemical protection to his crops. So […]

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    The Protein Professor

    Srinivasan Damodaran came to the United States in 1976 from South India, where the green revolution was fueling an explosion of wheat and rice production […]

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    The Case for Healthier Tomatoes

    At some point in your life, you’ve probably gone to class knowing you left an assignment unfinished. The knot in your stomach grew as homework […]

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    Major Modernization

    Last fall, I outlined some of the key goals for the ongoing Organizational Redesign of the college. At the time, the project was in its […]

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    Five Things Everyone Should Know about … A2 Milk

    1. A2 milk comes from cows with a natural genetic variation that gives their milk a slightly different protein ratio than conventional milk. All milk […]

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    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 […]

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    Helium Conservation

    For scientists looking to explore living things on an atomic level, there’s a decades-old but nevertheless astounding tool at their disposal. With biomolecular nuclear magnetic […]

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    Peru | New Potato Helps Farmers Weather the Frost

    In a country with more than 5,000 potato varieties, you might not expect the arrival of another one to be a big deal. But this […]

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    The Inner Workings of Microbial Metabolism

    Daniel Amador-Noguez is learning how living organisms transform nutrients into energy and other useful chemicals. Among a cadre of scientists looking at the biological underpinnings […]