MILWAUKEE _ Children with spina bifida, a congenital condition of the spine and spinal cord, have a higher rate of obesity compared to typically developing peers. One barrier to better prevention of obesity is accurately assessing body fat. Michele Polfuss is leading a research team in a $3.6 million federal grant to investigate methods of […]
Michele Polfuss, an associate professor at UWM, is leading a research team in a $3.6 million federal grant to investigate methods of accurately measuring patients’ body composition in a clinical setting.
You wouldn’t leave your front door open all night when you could lock it. But many people do the equivalent with their internet security, says cybersecurity expert Khaled Sabha.
Fifty years after Neil Armstrong set foot on the lunar surface in July 1969, some of the work in UWM labs has the potential to make space exploration safer and transport space travelers even farther.
Some older adults respond well to annual flu vaccines, but others don’t. UWM scientist Helen Meier is trying to figure out why, and her work made her one of three Shaw award recipients this year.
MILWAUKEE_For a drug to intervene in cells or entire organs that are not behaving normally, it must first bind to specific protein receptors in the cell membranes. Receptors can change their molecular structure in a multitude of ways during binding – and only the right structure will “unlock” the drug’s therapeutic effect. Now, a new […]
More than 200 visitors, faculty and students celebrated the opening Wisconsin’s new address for innovation – the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center and UWM Welcome Center.
You could call it furniture, but describing the modular cubes that UWM students are constructing in the campus maker space as “building blocks” is accurate too.
Nearly two years after a detecting gravitational waves from a neutron star collision, three detectors have found waves from two other such sources. UWM researchers are an integral part of the effort.
The foreclosure crisis that accompanied the Great Recession had an unexpected consequence in Milwaukee County: It exacerbated political inequity.