Rebecca Klaper’s research studies how nanoparticles – tiny man-made bits of material found in a multitude of products – interact with aquatic organisms, often in harmful ways.
MILWAUKEE _ Nanoparticles are tiny bits of material – smaller than a blood cell – that are manufactured and integrated into a multitude of commercial products because of their unique properties. Nanomaterials can shed from the use or manufacture of these products into the environment and potentially cause problems. Scientists don’t know what happens inside […]
MILWAUKEE _ The virus that causes COVID-19 – SARS-CoV-2 – passes through the body and ends up in sewage. Therefore, cities across the nation already have facilities that could help officials track the spread of the disease locally: sewage treatment plants. Monitoring the concentration of the virus in wastewater has the potential to be more […]
Frustration, anger, sadness and fatigue were among the descriptions a group of UWM students used for how they were feeling about the recent unrest around racial and social justice happening in Milwaukee and across the nation.
Tamicah Gelting, a clinical assistant professor in the UWM College of Health Sciences and a doctoral student in UWM’s Zilber School of Public Health, was named to a newly formed Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force at the American Occupational Therapy Association.
The enduring impact of racism in Milwaukee and across the nation is the topic of a virtual panel discussion among UWM students, second in a series of events called UWM’s Campus Dialogue on Racial Justice.
The LIGO-Virgo Collaboration recently discovered an object denser than neutron stars and less dense than black holes. So what does that mean? One of the UWM researchers explains.
Widespread lockdowns during the pandemic have altered many behaviors. Two UWM scholars are launching a study to see how teens’ social media habits have been altered when it comes to mental health information.
A research team led by Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu has a received a $2 million federal grant for a project that will support increasing access to medical forensic care and training to help mainstream health care providers and victim advocates deliver culturally sensitive services.
Woo-Jin Chang will investigate the effectiveness of an “electric filter” to quickly extract the viruses that cause COVID-19 in as little as one minute from a saliva or blood sample.