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Illustration of hand directing a spray bottle at Covid-19 virus

Spraying away the COVID-19 virus

To combat the spread of COVID-19 on surfaces, UWM engineering professor Konstantin Sobolev is developing a long-lasting surface spray that repels and sterilizes droplets potentially carrying the virus.

Several airplanes at airport docking area

Flying under ominous economic skies

To predict how the COVID-19 pandemic may ultimately affect the airline industry’s bottom line, James Peoples studied how the 2013 SARS outbreak affected airlines in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Seeing a way toward better health decisions

COVID-19 communication in mass media often involves graphs. Min Sook Park’s research investigates how the public’s understanding of these graphs affects perceptions of the pandemic’s severity.

Sandra McLellan wearing a hard hat and holding a beaker with fluid in front of Hoen bridge

The sewage sleuth

COVID-19 infection rates vary from location to location, which complicates health responses. Sandra McLellan researches how sewage can help track the virus.

Previous Issues

A filter for farms and lakes

UWM researcher Marcia Silva has developed a filter to prevent phosphorus from fertilizer and manure from flowing into lakes and streams.

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Nurturing new treatments

The Milwaukee Institute for Drug Discovery at UWM assists scientists in their quests to bring life-changing pharmaceuticals to the marketplace.

A man at a golf course who has just swung his golf club

The power to de-stress yourself

A UWM researcher conducted a study that examined how self-selected leisure activities affected blood pressure and stress levels in students.