More than 600 scientists from a range of disciplines will gather at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to discuss a host of topics involving all kinds of animals, from communication strategies to mating preferences, at the annual meeting of the Animal Behavior Society Aug. 3-6.
Mark D. Schwartz, a distinguished professor of geography at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, was recognized by the American Meteorological Society for advancements he has made in phenological modeling and the use of its applications.
Dan Egan, a research fellow in UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences, has been honored with the Outstanding Journalism on the Value of Water award by the U.S. Water Alliance.
The Virgin Islands Children’s Museum is using technology licensed from the UWM Research Foundation in a new display.
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.
UWM’s David Kaplan is part of a research team that has shown that yet another prediction by Albert Einstein 100 years ago holds up, even in some extreme conditions in deep space.
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.
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 […]
What happens to the human retina at the cellular level when it’s exposed to the hyperglycemic conditions of diabetes? No known imaging technique has been able to show such biochemical changes – until now.