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  • Posted on March 7, 2018
    Mongoose Tracker

    Imagine if squirrels were fearless and rabid and preyed upon your pets rather than the acorns in your yard. In Puerto Rico, this is quite […]

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    Class Act: Kai Rasmussen and ‘Let’s Grow Plants in Space’

    Kai Rasmussen BSx’18 spends much of his time studying how plants react to being in outer space. For many of his friends, this calls to […]

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    A Precise Hope

    With gene editing — and pigs — CALS scientists are developing a model for “precision medicine,” the possibility of highly individualized treatments for patients living with the rare disease called NF1

  • Posted on October 16, 2017
    Saving an American Icon in England

    The legacy of Eugene Smalley’s efforts to breed a hardier elm lives on at Windsor Castle.

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    In the Field: Alumni Making a Difference through Parks

    Tom Blackwood MS’77  Tom Blackwood enjoys parks so much he decided to live in one. As the superintendent of Door County’s Peninsula State Park, Blackwood […]

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    Beyond Antibiotics

    More than half a century ago, the advent of antibiotics transformed medicine. Today, the slumping performance of these drugs is spurring new treatment innovations.

  • Posted on August 28, 2017
    Into the Woods with FWE

    Regal hemlocks tower overhead, fragile ferns blanket the forest floors and ribbons of sunlight break through the canopy. That may sound like paradise, but for […]

  • Posted on June 20, 2017
    Candid Camera

    You might spot a buck, a bear or a bevy of otters. How an extensive trail camera project called Snapshot Wisconsin is engaging state residents in citizen science—and may lead to better wildlife management.

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    Five things everyone should know about . . . The Soils of Wisconsin

    1 l Wisconsin’s soils were first mapped more than a century ago. The first soil map of Wisconsin was also the first ever made in […]

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    A Tale of Two Cheeses

    How the Center for Dairy Research helped Wisconsin makers of vastly different cheeses improve production and quality—and bring home top honors in international competitions.

  • Posted on February 6, 2017
    A New Weapon Against Bacterial Disease

    Meet the “designer phage,” a potential assist or alternative to antibiotics

  • Posted on July 4, 2016
    In the Field: Master Meat Crafters

    Matthew Bayer     Class of 2012 Matthew Bayer is the co-owner of Country Fresh Meats in Weston, Wisconsin, a family-owned and -operated meat processing plant that’s […]