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
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
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
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.
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