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  • Posted on June 19, 2019
    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 […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2019
    Engineers of Ingenuities

    A bioreactor that removes phosphorus from lakes, an easy-to-use harness system designed to prevent falls from dangerous heights, and an early detection sensor for toxic […]

  • Posted on October 17, 2018
    Controlled Burn

    In a small utility room in UW–Madison’s Animal Science Building, the world’s smallest and most precise forest fire is burning. The fuel today: 100 grams […]

  • Posted on July 1, 2016
    More Sustainable Feedstock for Ethanol

    Perennial crop yields can compete with corn stover, study suggests

  • Posted on November 3, 2015
    The Future, Unzipped

    Biochemist John Ralph and his colleagues have pioneered a technology that could revolutionize how industry produces biofuels and other value-added goods

  • Posted on June 9, 2015
    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