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.
Healthcare professionals want to help patients and loved ones to become more knowledgeable about their care and become proficient in supporting themselves medically.
Oh where, oh where has the nitrogen gone? Oh where, oh where can it be?
Plasma is an essential element in science fiction, most notably in the Star Wars franchise as a critical component of the Stormtroopers’ guns.
A $15.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation was recently awarded to a flagship UW-Madison interdisciplinary research center focused on material science.