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
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 […]
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
Posted on November 19, 2010
Should Wisconsin honor its hardest-working bacterium?
Posted on July 21, 2010
KnowHow: how bacteria move
Microscopic locomotion is more than meets the eye.
The Pathogen Path
Scientist tracks how bacteria hitch ride on plants to get to humans.
Posted on July 12, 2010
The Grow Dozen: Alumni who are making a difference in medicine
12 Alumni who are making a difference.
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