In 1967, the citizens of Earth were treated to a fantastical image: the first photograph ever showing Earth and its swirling white clouds with the moon in the same frame.
This spring’s Asian jumping worm hatch should be the biggest and most widespread yet, according to population trends projected by a benchmark survey of the invasive worms taken over the past two summers.
According to the National Cancer Institute, 15 to 25 percent of cancer patients experience depression, often as a result of the stress and emotional impacts of being diagnosed and treated for cancer.
Beau Hartline has been battling the Colorado potato beetle for years and it’s only getting worse.
What do you think about when you imagine the future of medicine?
The systems that make up the electronics we use every day seem unreal. With the touch of a finger, we have access to a whole world of information, and most people hardly ever think about the materials that make this possible.
What's the deal with wisdom teeth? How deep is the ocean, and what lives down there?
At the UW-Madison School of Pharmacy, unique research outside of traditional medicine is taking place.
Masaki Nishikiori, a researcher in the Morgridge Institute for Research Virology Team led by Paul Ahlquist, and his research specialist Zach Coleman have made an unprecedented discovery that could lead to the creation of a general antiviral drug for a specific class of (+) RNA viruses.
If you had to name something as ubiquitous as the air we breathe in, it would be plastic. From cheap soda bottles to the shopping baskets in the market, plastic is essential to our lives.
Rett syndrome is a non-inherited, rare neurological disorder that mostly affects girls and has no cure. Children affected by this syndrome show a variety of symptoms, including a worsening of the child’s ability to communicate, eat and move. Qiang Chang, an associate professor in the Departments of Medical Genetics and Neurology at UW-Madison and an investigator at the Waisman Center, is working to further understand Rett syndrome and its possible treatments.
During the summer and fall of 2013, Gretchen Schmelzer, a retired Door County school teacher, could often be found walking the beach at Baileys Harbor near her home in Sturgeon Bay, WI.
Can your stomach explode from eating too much? What makes stickers sticky?
Technology is advancing exponentially and the exciting field of genome editing is no exception. Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Morgridge Institute for Research are playing an essential role in ensuring the continued responsible development of this genome editing technology.