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  • Posted on October 17, 2018
    Class Act | Ciara Michel

    Not many UW students can say they’ve led a beekeeping operation in Uganda. In fact, there may be only three, and Ciara Michel BSx’19 is […]

  • Posted on June 20, 2017
    Class Act: Sam Schmitz and Big discoveries in little worlds

    There are still some mysteries left in the world—even if, as Sam Schmitz has learned, you sometimes have to dive pretty deep to find them. […]

  • Posted on February 20, 2017
    Adventures in Global Health

    When it comes to study abroad experiences, an elephant ride in Thailand is pretty hard to beat. “The entire time we were around the elephants, […]

  • Posted on October 5, 2016
    The Inner World of Athletes

    Students in a CALS capstone course used cutting-edge technology to explore a microbial medical mystery

  • Posted on November 20, 2013
    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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    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.

  • Posted on June 18, 2013
    Protecting our Pollinators

    Bees, so crucial to our food supply, are dying off at alarming rates. CALS researchers are taking a close look at everything from the microbes in their hives to the landscapes they live in to identify in what conditions bees thrive.

  • Posted on February 28, 2012
    Mystery Solved

    A fungus causes the disease that has killed more than a million bats.

  • Posted on February 26, 2012
    Tech Transfer Showcase

    The discovery-to-marketplace trail blazed by Harry Steenbock remains strong today. Here are some CALS-based businesses you should know about.

  • Posted on October 6, 2011
    The Infection Eaters

    Marcin Filutowicz stumbled upon a potentially powerful biotherapy—using amoebas that feast on antibiotic-resistant bacteria to cure such ills as staph infections and diabetic ulcers

  • Posted on February 16, 2011
    O Bioneers

    A new course in bioenergy gets freshmen involved in real-life research challenges

  • Posted on February 15, 2011
    Alaska: When the Deep Freeze Thaws

    The melting of Arctic permafrost has vast implications for our global climate. CALS professor James Bockheim is studying cores of the frozen soil to gain a glimpse into their future.