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  • Posted on March 4, 2016
    A Jolt to the System

    For CALS geneticist Barry Ganetzky, insight into the genetic underpinnings of traumatic brain injury began by knocking out fruit flies.

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    For the Birds

    A new version of the Wisconsin Breeding Bird Atlas draws on the increasing power
    of citizen science

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    Age-Old Traditions, New Media

    Life sciences communication professor Patty Loew fosters intercultural learning with workshops that help tribal teens tell their stories in a digital world.

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    A Portrait of Hmong in Wisconsin

    A report from CALS highlights the status of Hmong in the Badger State—and serves as a valuable resource for communities in which they live

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    New Frontiers for No-Till

    A cost-efficient, less environmentally disruptive way of planting is proving effective with the heavy soils of central Wisconsin

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    Keeping Us Safe

    For 70 years, the Food Research Institute has been illuminating and helping eradicate a host of food-borne illnesses

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    Cows for Kids

    Ruth McNair, a senior editor at the CALS-based Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, recently published a charming children’s book titled Which Moo Are You? The […]

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    Milk, Motherhood and the Dairy Cow

    A cost-saving technology allows farmers to better synchronize when cows are in heat

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    Ecuador: Better Health through Messaging

    Some communities in Ecuador face high incidences of water-borne illness because of contaminated water or poor hygiene and sanitation. It’s a multipronged problem calling for […]

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    Catch Up With … Gary Brown BS’84 Landscape Architecture

    As director of Campus Planning & Landscape Architecture at UW–Madison, Gary Brown BS’84 is in charge of places that hold cherished memories for just about […]

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    Bees and Beyond

    CALS researchers Claudio Gratton and Christina Locke are providing science-based information and structure to the process as a broad group of stakeholders and citizens create Wisconsin’s first Pollinator Protection Plan.