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  • 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.

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    Meat, With a Touch of Fruit

    Protecting organic meats from deadly bacteria calls for developing new antimicrobial
    agents from natural sources

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    The Power of Pizza

    The pie’s ever-growing popularity has made mozzarella the big cheese in Wisconsin. CALS researchers are helping state cheesemakers feed and grow that demand by developing new varieties for specialized and international markets.

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    Targeting a Killer

    CALS researchers are making important advances in detecting and treating septic shock, which is responsible for more than 200,000 deaths a year.

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    Tasty Solution

    A CALS–medical school partnership leads to better, safer beverages for people who have trouble swallowing.

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    Gut Feeling

    Reaching in for the first time: Students at a Chicago high school got a whole new perspective on cows.

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    Growing Our Future

    As you read the feature stories in this edition of Grow, I invite you to consider how they reflect the mission, vision, guiding principles and […]

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    Will Dead Species Live Again?

    It sounds like science fiction—but it could happen in real life. Stan Temple describes “de-extinction” and its promise for conservation.

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    Kenya: Certified Seed Potatoes for Kenya

    When scientists in Kenya needed help developing a certification program for seed potatoes, a CALS plant pathologist stepped up to the task. The new program […]

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    Five things everyone should know about … Industrial Hemp

    1. It’s a booming industry.  The American hemp industry generates sales of $450 million a year, according to the Hemp Industries Association—about a quarter from […]