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New U-M study assesses the impact of automation on long-haul trucking

As automated truck technology continues to be developed in the United States, there are still many questions about how the technology will...

New lightweight super material could battle bullets, deflect space debris

University of Wisconsin–Madison engineers have created a nanofiber material that outperforms its widely used counterparts — including steel plates and Kevlar fabric...

‘Tis better to roast a marshmallow than curse the cold

The Wisconsin Union’s Winter Carnival is in full swing this weekend, with ice fishing, s’mores, kite-making, snowboarding, family-friendly outdoor activities and more. The highlight...

At bioenergy crossroads, should corn ethanol be left in the rearview mirror?

Transportation is responsible for a larger share of greenhouse gas emissions than any other sector of the U.S. economy, making biofuels a...

IN MEMORIAM: SHARON DUNWOODY, 1947-2022

Sharon Dunwoody, Evjue-Bascom Professor Emerita of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and a leader in science communication research, died February...

Perception study may explain promising depression therapy

Rather than constantly repainting a new canvas with a picture of the surrounding world each time it takes in information, the human...

Life could be thriving in the clouds of Venus

Is there life on Venus? For more than a century, scientists have pondered this question. Now, there is renewed interest in Venus...

UW–Madison increases research expenditures by $67 million, retains top 10 national research ranking

The National Science Foundation has released its 2020 fiscal year Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) data and the University of Wisconsin–Madison has again...

BANDAGE USES BODY’S OWN ENERGY TO SPEED WOUND HEALING

The futuristic bandage, developed by Xudong Wang, professor of materials science and engineering at UW–Madison, and researched on human skin by Angela Gibson, MD,...

HEALTH DISPARITIES EXPERT AMY KIND BECOMES ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR SOCIAL HEALTH SCIENCES AND PROGRAMS

Amy Kind, MD, PhD, will serve as the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health’s inaugural associate dean for social...

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN CENTER FOR RARE DISEASES RECOGNIZED BY NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR RARE DISORDERS

The University of Wisconsin Center for Rare Diseases has been selected as a National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) Rare Disease Center of...

BRIAN POGUE SELECTED AS CHAIR OF DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL PHYSICS

An expert on innovations in medical imaging systems, Brian Pogue, PhD, will be the next chair of the Department of Medical Physics...

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[Urbana] Power of Parks 5k

Run Your Race: July 18 - July 29Any Location | All Ages | FREE CODE: 675 | REGULAR CODE: 676Register NOW through...

[Illinois] Get Ready for #WelcomingWeek2022

Get ready for #WelcomingWeek2022!Whether you’re an organization, individual, or local government, you can participate in the 10-year anniversary...

[Urbana] Teens Only FRESH Hangout Zones

Friday June 24, 3-5:30 pmBlair Park (Meet at Pavilion) Urbana Park District is hosting FRESH Hangout Zones just for teens this...

[Urbana] Play Days in the Park

Select Thursdays, 5:30-7 pm All Ages & AbilitiesThe Urbana Park District Staff will be bringing the fun to YOU on select Thursday evenings...