Chen, a distinguished professor of mechanical engineering at UWM, is among 3,300 researchers from 900 institutions who have produced a high number of papers that rank in the top 1 percent most-cited in a field over an 11-year period.
The mating behaviors of some bird species, such as the greater prairie chicken and the tree swallow, are not as monogamous as they seem at first. UWM scientist Peter Dunn is untangling the mysteries at the UWM Field Station.
The Lubar Entrepreneurship Center plunges headlong into Milwaukee Startup Week, hosting three free events designed for emerging entrepreneurs.
In a new study, a research group that includes UWM anthropologist Trudy Turner found that the animals’ curious tolerance comes from evolution that has favored certain genes in their DNA.
Dan Egan, senior water policy fellow at the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences, appeared Tuesday on the “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah,” playing straight man to comedian Michael Kosta on a five-minute segment about the Great Lakes.
Proteins are the workhorses of genetic instruction, carrying out every function needed for life. UWM biophysicist Ionel Popa is untangling the mysteries of how proteins work, which could provide valuable insight into disease.
UWM biologist Filipe Alberto recently was awarded $2.8 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to create and maintain a kind of “seed stock” for breeding kelp with genetic traits best suited for mass production for bioenergy.
A group of UWM physicists has done collaborative research with one of the newly named Nobel laureates in chemistry, Columbia University’s Joachim Frank. Frank, along with Jacques Dubochet and Richard Henderson, won the prize for their development of cryo-electron microscopy, a method of imaging that renders detailed 3-D pictures of the smallest units of life, […]