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wolves

Lethal Management of Wolves in One Place May Make Things Worse...

Lethal management of wolves following wolf attacks on livestock may have unintended consequences, a new study by researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison suggests. When...
stem cells

New Stem Cell Method Sheds Light on a Telltale Sign of...

While refining ways to grow arterial endothelial cells in the lab, a regenerative biology team at the Morgridge Institute for Research at the University...
Protein Complexes

Breaking up (Protein Complexes) Is Hard to Do, but New UW...

A new study by University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers identified the structural basis for how tightly bound protein complexes are broken apart to become inactivated....
fatal neurological disease

Progress Made Toward Treatment for Rare, Fatal Neurological Disease

After more than a decade of work, researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Waisman Center reported promising results in the lab and in animal...
zika virus

Monkeys Infected by Mosquito Bites Further Zika Virus Research

Monkeys who catch Zika virus through bites from infected mosquitoes develop infections that look like human Zika cases, and may help researchers understand the...
fertility

Estrogen Discovery Could Shed New Light on Fertility Problems

Estrogen produced in the brain is necessary for ovulation in monkeys, according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison who have upended the traditional...
Virtual reality

Virtual Reality Users Must Learn to Use What They See

Anyone with normal vision knows that a ball that seems to quickly be growing larger is probably going to hit them on the nose. But...
Magnetoelectric

‘Magnetoelectric’ Material Shows Promise as Memory for Electronics

Smartphones and computers wouldn’t be nearly as useful without room for lots of apps, music and videos. Devices tend to store that information in two...
neutrinosvideo

How the Earth Stops High-Energy Neutrinos in Their Tracks

Neutrinos are abundant subatomic particles that are famous for passing through anything and everything, only very rarely interacting with matter. About 100 trillion neutrinos...
Optoelectronics Origami

Optoelectronics Origami: an Easy-To-Make, Double-Duty Curved Image Sensor

Cellphone users rely on their phone cameras to capture virtually every aspect of their lives. Far too often, however, they end up with photos...
autism

Video Game Improves Balance in Youth with Autism

Playing a video game that rewards participants for holding various “ninja” poses could help children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) improve their...
magnetism

Molecular Magnetism Packs Power with “Messenger Electron”

Electrons can be a persuasive bunch, or at least, a talkative bunch, according to new work from John Berry’s lab at the University of...
electromagnetic scattering

New Theory Could Open Potent New Applications for Light

One bar, two bars — it’s an all-too-common problem. You’re in a large building, driving in a remote area, or even right in the...
Cancer Treatment

3-D Imaging of Collagen may Become Vital Tool for Precision Cancer...

For an illness like cancer, doctors in search of definitive diagnosis often turn to computed tomography (CT) scans based on reconstructing a three-dimensional image...
yoga

Study: Yoga Reduces Falls among the Elderly

People who do hatha yoga report improved balance, but only now has yoga’s impact on falls received rigorous study. Now, University of Wisconsin–Madison professor of...
Myelin

A Little Myelin Goes a Long Way to Restore Nervous System...

In the central nervous system of humans and all other mammals, a vital insulating sheath composed of lipids and proteins around nerve fibers helps...
cancer cells

New Study Shows How Cells Can Be Led down Non-Cancer Path

As cells with a propensity for cancer break down food for energy, they reach a fork in the road: They can either continue energy...
tropical trees

Tropical Trees Show Coexistence Is Path to Diversity

On small Barro Colorado Island, in the middle of the Panama Canal, hundreds of tree species thrive. Jacob Usinowicz, an ecologist, recalls visiting there...
autism

Autism Prevalence and Socioeconomic Status: What’s the Connection?

Children living in neighborhoods where incomes are low and fewer adults have bachelor’s degrees are less likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder...
grass crops

Newly Identified Gene Helps Time Spring Flowering in Vital Grass Crops

Winter is no time to flower, which is why so many plants have evolved the ability to wait for the snow to melt before...