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  • Posted on July 4, 2016
    In the Field: Master Meat Crafters

    Matthew Bayer     Class of 2012 Matthew Bayer is the co-owner of Country Fresh Meats in Weston, Wisconsin, a family-owned and -operated meat processing plant that’s […]

  • Posted on July 1, 2016
    The Island of Giant Mice

    Gough Island is home to the biggest
    mice on Earth. Genetics professor
    Bret Payseur and his team are coming
    closer to figuring out why.

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    More Sustainable Feedstock for Ethanol

    Perennial crop yields can compete with corn stover, study suggests

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    Safer Nanotech

    A CALS researcher is investigating the biological impacts of nanomaterials

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    CRISPR: The Promise and the Peril

    Dietram Scheufele serves on a national committee examining the risks and benefits of human
    genome editing technology.

    Interview by Joan Fischer

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    A growing appetite for food systems

    Anyone looking to see exciting growth of a new field should talk with the Department of Community and Environmental Sociology. Since changing its name from […]

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    Catch up with … Andrea Garber BS’92 PhD’99 Nutritional Sciences

    As a professor of pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, Andrea Garber BS’92 PhD’99 conducted a groundbreaking study concerning a very vulnerable group: […]

  • 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.