UWM researchers use big data to solve big problems

Scientists are harnessing the huge volumes of data generated in today’s computerized world to find better ways to treat disease, make better decisions in business, make more accurate predictions about weather and create better public policy, to name a few. UWM researchers are on the cutting edge.

UWM physicist’s experiment reveals how TB bacteria become antibiotic-resistant

The bacteria that cause tuberculosis are particularly difficult to treat because they are often antibiotic resistant. In fact, the lung disease, which spreads through coughs or sneezes, now kills more people worldwide than any other infectious agent, according to the World Health Organization. But in order to design drugs that foil resistance, scientists first have […]