Posted on February 27, 2009
Going to Extremes
Extremeophilic microbes have learned how to deal with
near-boiling temperatures and other brutal conditions. To microbiologists, that makes
them fascinating—and useful.
Five things everyone should know about … Probiotics
Do probiotics really work? A former skeptic weighs in.
Posted on October 4, 2008
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Posted on June 29, 2008
Meet the diatom: a tiny ocean plant with a knack for drawing. Scientists have big ideas for these little algae–but first they have to figure them out.
Posted on September 18, 2007
Soil scientist Teri Balser says we can learn a lot from what lives under the surface. Even the weather.
Wisconsin's Magazine for the Life Sciences