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  • Posted on January 30, 2008
    Antarctica: Treading Lightly on Earth’s Last Frontier

    Professor searches to lessen the blow of eco-tourism on Antarctica’s fragile ecosystem.

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    KnowHow: how to study the smell of cheese

    So you’re well along in developing this great new Cheddar. You sample a piece from a trial run, and you notice this funny aroma. Kind […]

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    Rotten Luck

    FOR POTATO GROWERS, a good harvest doesn’t always mean a good year. Spoilage in storage claims 8 to 9 percent of the nation’s annual potato […]

  • Posted on January 29, 2008
    Science Through a Blind Eye

    A single piano key sounds into the darkened lab, mostly empty on this late autumn evening. Tim Cordes adjusts the volume on his laptop computer […]

  • Posted on January 23, 2008
    Climbing to the Top

    Forestry grad Joe House goes out on a limb to promote tree saftey.

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    Bearing South

    With a growing population and expanding range, Wisconsin black bears are on the move. CALS researchers are studying their path to figure out where they’ll end up.

  • Posted on January 21, 2008
    Mexico: Sustainable Farming Key to Dairy’s Growth

    UW professor sees potential in Mexican dairy industry.

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    Go Figure

    By blending biology and computational logic, Julie Mitchell is helping make math the next microscope.

  • Posted on January 20, 2008
    Wisconsin: Playing Matchmaker for a Threatened Chicken

    CALS ecologists hoping to preserve greater prairie chickens and their “booming grounds.”

  • Posted on January 16, 2008
    Making Links

    Meat lab gives students a taste of the industry.

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    Youth Movement

    High-school students tackle real science in CALS labs.

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    Too Many A’s?

    Prenatal vitamins may deliver more than baby needs.