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Collective effort leads GATA-2 study

Many college students read science journal articles as a requisite for class and directed studies toward understanding experimental details. However, more often than not, most research endeavors involve a narrative about collaboration across several disciplines leading up to the discoveries published in journals.


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Satellite imagery helps forecast path of Sandy

Thanks to satellite imagery done in part by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison through the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, people along the mid-Atlantic coast were prepared for the worst when Superstorm Sandy made landfall Oct. 29.


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Collaborative study aims to decode high STEM dropout rate

A recent report from the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology projects a shortfall of one million college graduates in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) over the next decade. Approximately five to six of every 10 students that begin in a STEM major will switch majors to a non-STEM field before graduation.


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Nobel Prize winner speaks at UW-Madison

Nobel Prize-winning scientist and University of Utah professor Mario Capecchi shared stories and advice from his career as a molecular biologist with students and faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Monday.


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The biomechanics of stronger bones

Among the books and binders in her office in the Mechanical Engineering building, associate professor Heidi-Lynn Ploeg’s shelves are filled with bones. She pulls out a thin cardboard sleeve, and inside are dozens of mouse femurs. Each one of these leg bones is shorter than the length of a fingernail.


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Discovering the weight of the universe

I am no stranger to Chamberlain’s white walls or garish fluorescent lighting. But until recently, I never noticed the ‘No Bosons Allowed’ sign above the Physics club lounge on the second floor. Until recently, the word boson meant nothing to me at all. Now it represents the heart of all matter.



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