UW-Madison Campus

Old ice records from citizen scientists provide context for history of global warming

Records provide information for what climate was like hundreds of years ago

UW-Madison Campus

Earth Day Conference discusses correlation between increased temperature, disease outbreaks

Temperature is important in determining the infectiousness of mosquitoes, Jonathan Patz said

State of Wisconsin

How a Wisconsin politician changed the scope of environmental legislation in the U.S.

State governor, U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson created Earth Day April 22, 1970

UW-Madison Campus

UW professors examine science literacy in the US

Two professors to sit on panel to produce report on science literacy, evaluate how politicization of issues shape public’s perspective

UW-Madison Campus

A UW tumor research team is personalizing cancer treatment

Precision medicine for cancer acknowledges genetic differences in tumors

UW-Madison Campus

UW researchers discover new technique for tracking cells that kill cancer

Flourine-19, a non-radioactive isotope, has been effective in labeling, tracking natural killer cells

UW-Madison Campus

Former McBurney Center director returns to old position for summer

Current UW director of McBurney Center plans to take on new post as director of compliance

UW-Madison Campus

Study finds rapid change in Wisconsin prairies over last 60 years

Lack of prescribed fire, decreasing size of prairies have been dominant drivers of alterations

UW-Madison Campus

UW professor addresses whether there is ‘anti-science sentiment’ in U.S.

American tendency to stick to 'tribes' influences what ideas they accept, Scheufele said

UW-Madison Campus

Telepsychiatry creates new way to solve psychiatrist shortage in Wisconsin

Department of Veterans Affairs ahead of game with telemental health program