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  • 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 […]

  • Posted on October 1, 2020
    Let Food Be Your Medicine

      Medical student Alice Huang was dutifully taking notes during a lecture at the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine when she snapped to attention. […]

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    Toward a Truly Anti-Racist Place

    This spring and summer delivered difficulties unlike any we have ever seen. But take a moment. Take a breath. And take solace in the fact […]

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    Conservation Takes a Village

      Teri Allendorf applied for the Peace Corps in the early 1990s with an eye toward East Africa, where she was hoping to use her […]

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    The Genetic Leanings of Autism

      When Donna Werling was growing up, she often babysat her younger cousin. He was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder when Werling was in […]