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  • Posted on June 19, 2019
    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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    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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    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 […]

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    Deibel Family Gift Cultivates Grad Student Discoveries

    Scientists-in-training at the UW Food Research Institute (FRI) are identifying better probiotics and improving food safety with the help of a generous gift from retired […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2019
    Knowledge Applied

    Should a school district close an elementary school with shrinking enrollment, or will student numbers rebound in the coming years? What’s the outlook for a […]

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    Five Things Everyone Should Know about … Mycotoxins

    Mycotoxins are small, poisonous molecules, produced by certain species of molds, that can cause disease or death in animals and humans. Mycotoxin-producing fungi can invade […]

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    Class Act | Chloe Green

    Chloe Green BSx’19 came to UW–Madison from Culver City, California, with a desire to study sports nutrition. She was motivated by her high school involvement […]

  • Posted on October 17, 2018
    Five Things Everyone Should Know about … Vampire Bats

    There are no vampire bats in Transylvania. Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel Dracula popularized the connection between Eastern European vampires and bats. But Old World vampire […]

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    The Muscle Demystifier

    As a wrestler at the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse, Adam Kuchnia lost a lot of pounds so he could compete in a particular weight class. […]

  • Posted on May 14, 2018
    Vector Vigilance

    When you visit the UW Arboretum, you go to take a stroll through the woodlands, prairies, and flowering trees. You go to navigate the boardwalks […]

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    Forgotten Molecules

    On a rainy day last fall, chemist Scott Wildman left his office on the UW– Madison campus and drove to a retirement community on the […]