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  • Posted on March 7, 2018
    Gut Dwellers

    CALS scientists delve into the microbial communities in our digestive tracts — and their implications for our health

  • Posted on June 20, 2017
    Shaping the Future of Farming

    The new Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center is poised to serve as an exciting incubator for agricultural improvement.

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    Safer Native Foods

    A CALS bacteriologist is working with Alaska Natives and other groups to keep botulism out of seal oil and other traditional favorites

  • Posted on February 20, 2017
    Gut Reactions

    Garret Suen’s study of microorganisms involved in herbivore digestion holds promise
    for human health and our environment

  • Posted on October 24, 2016
    Antibiotics Off the Beaten Path

    CALS’ Cameron Currie and his team are looking at microbes associated with insects, plants and
    marine life as potential sources for new drugs

  • Posted on July 1, 2016
    To Market, to Market

    A new program called Discovery
    to Product is helping researchers
    become entrepreneurs

  • Posted on June 9, 2015
    To Eat It—Or Not

    Biosensors being developed for food products offer a vastly improved indicator of freshness and safety

  • Posted on November 20, 2013
    Give: Supporting Food Safety

    When Kikkoman wanted to establish a naturally brewed soy sauce plant in Walworth, Wisconsin—an operation that was to become the world’s largest—the company had a […]

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    An Astonishing World Revealed

    Microbes inhabit our bodies by the trillions, yet how they benefit us mostly remains a mystery. As scientists work with animals to illuminate that complex dynamic, they are excited about the potential microbes may hold for human health.

  • Posted on June 18, 2013
    Protecting our Pollinators

    Bees, so crucial to our food supply, are dying off at alarming rates. CALS researchers are taking a close look at everything from the microbes in their hives to the landscapes they live in to identify in what conditions bees thrive.

  • Posted on February 26, 2012
    Tech Transfer Showcase

    The discovery-to-marketplace trail blazed by Harry Steenbock remains strong today. Here are some CALS-based businesses you should know about.

  • Posted on October 6, 2011
    The Infection Eaters

    Marcin Filutowicz stumbled upon a potentially powerful biotherapy—using amoebas that feast on antibiotic-resistant bacteria to cure such ills as staph infections and diabetic ulcers