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  • 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.

  • Posted on June 28, 2016
    Breeding for Flavor

    CALS scientists are breeding new varieties of produce that not only are delicious, but also will thrive in organic growing systems. And in a new collaboration called “Seed to Kitchen,” they’re partnering with chefs and farmers to help determine what works best.

  • Posted on November 3, 2015
    The Future, Unzipped

    Biochemist John Ralph and his colleagues have pioneered a technology that could revolutionize how industry produces biofuels and other value-added goods

  • Posted on June 9, 2015
    The Fox, the Coyote­—and We Badgers

    Growing populations of these animals on campus and in the city have inspired a new study aimed at living better together

  • Posted on March 2, 2015
    Unpuzzling Diabetes

    Biochemist Alan Attie tracks the internal mechanisms behind a fast-growing disease that takes millions of lives each year

  • Posted on November 20, 2013
    Microbes & Human Health

    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 October 12, 2012
    Coping with the Climate

    For Wisconsin farmers dealing with wild swings in weather, adaptation is the key.

  • Posted on February 24, 2012
    Growing Future Farmers

    A booming population means more mouths to feed—and more farmers needed to feed them. A number of CALS programs focus on bringing new farmers into the field.