The UWM team sent plasmids up on a rocket to discover how cosmic radiation affects DNA. The results were surprising.
A proposal from Alison Donnelly, associate professor of geography at UWM, was chosen from among hundreds submitted. Observations in Downer Woods will help calibrate observations by satellites, improving further research on the climate.
American voters who are both religious and scientifically literate don’t fit today’s political narrative, making their decisions hard to predict.
A UWM history alum is helping people find out if their ancestors may have been involved in some of history’s biggest events, the ones we read about in history books. He writes for Ancestry.com.
From the New Zealand wahaika to the Aztec macuahuitl, weapons have been part of human culture across the globe and throughout history. An exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum explores that, and UWM students and alums were integral in creating it.
Kelly Kamrath began working at the Milwaukee County Zoo as an intern before graduating from UWM in 1996 with a degree in biology. Two decades later, she’s still working with the seals and sea lions to educate and inform.
When Juan Orjuela talks about his patients, he describes them like they’re real people. And to him, they are. “I think the bond with animals is so unbreakable, unlike any other,” he said.
Everyone knows about Pompeii and its fate at the hand of Mount Vesuvius. But recent UWM grad Taylor Layton is helping uncover an equally remarkable site also buried by the eruption.
UWM physics students got the chance to combine science with an adventure when they ventured to the Australian Outback recently. They helped build a radio telescope array that’s part of an international hunt for pulsars.