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A new computer system developed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison performed as well or better than humans when it comes to the task of extracting data from scientific journals and entering it into a database.
Sixty years ago, the plows ended their reign and the fields were allowed to return to nature — allowed to become the woodland forests they once were. But even now, the ghosts of land-use past haunt these woods.
“Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?” Queen’s Freddie Mercury was unsure in the lyrics to Bohemian Rhapsody, but neurology could have given him the answer.
As the installation of photovoltaic solar cells continues to accelerate, scientists are looking for inexpensive materials beyond the traditional silicon that can efficiently convert sunlight into electricity.
For the first time, researchers have measured the forces that act on a swimming animal and the energy the animal must expend to move through the water.
Prize Recognizes Exemplary Efforts to Engage Communities with Arts & Sciences MADISON, Wis., Oct.
Expected increases in the number of extremely hot days experienced by some parts of the US could cause an increase in heat-related health conditions, according to new research published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Figuring out how blank slate stem cells decide which kind of cell they want to be when they grow up — a muscle cell, a bone cell, a neuron — has been no small task for science.
WCET is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 WCET Outstanding Work award: Capella University, Colorado Technical University, Excelsior College, Northern Virginia Community College, and
As climate change alters habitats for birds and bees and everything in between, so too does the way humans decide to use land.
- The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.