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WISCONSIN STATE LABORATORY OF HYGIENE WORKING WITH CAMPUS PARTNERS TO TEST FOR COVID-19

As COVID-19 has infected more than 1 million people around the world — and more than 2,500 Wisconsin residents — since late...

REMEMBERING DR. BETH POTTER

With heavy hearts, we share that Beth Potter, MD, associate professor (CHS) in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, passed...

DELETING A GENE PREVENTS TYPE 1 DIABETES IN MICE BY DISGUISING INSULIN-PRODUCING CELLS

The cellular sleight of hand may suggest ways to prevent Type 1 diabetes in high-risk individuals, as well as other diseases in...

MOLDS DAMAGE LUNG’S PROTECTIVE BARRIER TO SPUR FUTURE ASTHMA ATTACKS

University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers have identified a new way that common Aspergillus molds can induce asthma, by first attacking the protective tissue barrier deep in...

RESEARCHERS WAKE MONKEYS BY STIMULATING ‘ENGINE’ OF CONSCIOUSNESS IN BRAIN

Macaques put under with general anesthetic drugs commonly administered to human surgical patients, propofol and isoflurane, could be revived and alert within...

MARMOSET STEM CELLS CARRYING PARKINSON’S MUTATION COULD LEAD TO NEW MODEL FOR STUDYING DISEASE

Parkinson’s disease researchers have used gene-editing tools to introduce the disorder’s most common genetic mutation into marmoset monkey stem cells and to successfully...

NEWLY IDENTIFIED CELLULAR ‘TRASH REMOVAL PROGRAM’ HELPS CREATE NEW NEURONS

The work provides a new cellular target for interventions that could boost neuron production when it's needed most, such as after brain...

This beetle got a boost when it partnered up with antifungal bacteria

Life is tough if you’re a beetle. Things want to eat you, and you can’t much stop them. You’re...

Cells carrying Parkinson’s mutation could lead to new model for studying disease

Parkinson’s disease researchers have used gene-editing tools to introduce the disorder’s most common genetic mutation into marmoset monkey stem cells and to...

Complex local conditions keep fields of dunes from going active all at once

Sand dunes, like many ecosystems, have more than one comfort zone. Variations in moisture, especially, can shift them from active, blowing waves...

New UW–Madison Odyssey Project program offers college credit — and hope — to people in prison

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Odyssey Project launched Odyssey Beyond Bars this fall, the campus’s first known effort to teach credit courses face-to-face to people...

Exploring Afrofuturism with Pierce Freelon

Black History Month keynote speaker Pierce Freelon discussed Afrofuturism with an enthusiastic crowd of more than 75 at Union South’s Varsity Hall...

Anouncement

Chicago In Tune music festival is Aug. 19 – Sept. 19

Make plans to experience Chicago In Tune, a new citywide festival (Aug. 19 – Sept. 19) that celebrates music in the key...

[Champaign] Immigrant Back-to-School Resource Fair

Local immigrant-serving organizations hosting back-to-school resource fair with free food, school supplies, and COVID-19 vaccination clinic CHAMPAIGN, IL --...

[Champaign] Campustown Pub Tour

Thursday, July 22 at 5:30 PM at Murphy's Pub Grab some friends and explore Campustown pubs on the 13...

[Urbana] Run the Power of Parks 5k during July

Run a 5k race at your own pace during the month of July at the Urbana Park District Power of Parks 5k.