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  • Posted on April 29, 2022
    Good Ideas, Grown and Shared

      They are unconventional laboratories, classrooms, and proving grounds — places to connect with the land and with nature. UW’s Agricultural Research Stations are the […]

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    Virus Research Recast

      It was a quiet evening in 2012, and Robert Kirchdoerfer BS’06 was missing yet another dramatic sunset over the Pacific Ocean. But it didn’t […]

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    Coronavirus Education in Classrooms and Communities

      After a long but valuable diversion, researchers in the Department of Biochemistry are just now getting back to studies they were working on before […]

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    Season of Learning

      Summer courses are an abiding tradition at UW. They’ve long been the boon of undergrads looking to stay on track to graduation, lighten their […]

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    Was ‘Flatten the Curve’ Effective?

      Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, one message became ubiquitous: “Flatten the curve.” Tied to a simple yet compelling chart of infections over time, with […]

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    Listeria’s Archnemesis

      Tu-Anh Huynh spends much of her time tracking tricksters that alter their shape and function to sur- vive in extreme conditions. In other words, […]

  • Posted on November 8, 2021
    From Farmers Market to Health Clinic

      For some first-year college students, keeping healthy habits can be a challenge. Stress, lack of exercise and sleep, and easy access to fast food […]

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    A Dairy Venture into the World of Sports Drinks

      When her son started playing baseball, Michelle McBride discovered an empty niche in the world of sports drinks. “We didn’t want him drinking traditional […]

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    The Promise of Safe Food for Billions

      Outside of agricultural and scientific circles, few people would hear the word “mycotoxin” and fully understand the reference. But they probably should. This menace […]

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    Global Health Gains Momentum

      In the spring 2021 issue of Grow, writer Nicole Miller MS’06 introduced readers to the new global health major, through which students explore how […]

  • Posted on June 16, 2021
    The Future Holds No Limits for Meat Science at CALS

      Jordan Nehls BS’17 cooks up a lot of hamburgers and chicken breasts — but it’s not the sort of fare she can serve to […]

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    Bucky’s ‘Meaty’ History

      Wisconsin has a Grade A past when it comes to the meat industry. It’s the birthplace of several iconic brands that made sausage and […]