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  • 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 […]

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    A Wisconsin Idea Win-Win

      At a sweeping bend of the Mississippi River, where the waterway widens and flows through shimmering Lake Pepin, tourists come to snarf slabs of […]

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    The Top Five Myths about Microwave Cooking

      MYTH 1: Microwaves make food radioactive. Fact: Microwaves are a form of non-ionizing electromagnetic radiation used to detect speeding cars and to send telephone […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2021
    Answers Await on the Ocean Floor

      It’s December 2018. Karthik Anantharaman awakens at 6 a.m., afloat in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. He’s barely slept, adrenaline is flowing. There’s […]

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    Cheese as a Treatment for Hypertension?

      High blood pressure contributes to almost half a million deaths in the United States each year. To help manage the condition, called hypertension, health […]

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    ‘Meat’ Our New Building

      On Nov. 6, CALS celebrated the opening of the new Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery (MSABD) building. Part of the Department of Animal […]

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    A Taste of Many Cultures

      How does the American ideal of healthy eating exclude other cultures? That was the question posed to students by instructor Erika Anna BS’13 in […]

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    Six-Legged Livestock Could Solve Food Shortages — Sustainably

      In the Midwest, we’re used to seeing big fields dotted with cattle and steel barns bustling with broiler chickens. Beef, poultry, and pork are […]

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    Vigilant Eyes on COVID-19

      In late March 2020, COVID-19 struck Wisconsin’s Brown County. The virus hit workers in the area’s meat industry especially hard. But Salm Partners, a […]

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    How to Neutralize a Virus

      In the fight against COVID-19, public attention has largely focused on vaccines. But researchers around the world have been racing to find treatments, too. […]

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    New Major Improves Student Prep for Global Health Field

      The past year has shone an intense spotlight on public health efforts all over the world. Their complexity, their interconnectedness, and their importance have […]