Latest University of Wisconsin Stories

2010-09-08 14:07:57

Fostering community cooperation, building on skills and strengths, and getting strangers to work together -- these are fundamentals of community development.

2010-08-18 03:03:27

Most cancers are easier to treat if detected early, so cancer educators emphasize the benefits of screening and prompt treatment.

2010-08-12 10:05:00

By studying young monkeys, scientists believe they have found the areas of the brain that cause childhood anxiety.

2010-08-10 13:30:10

Burning the candle at both ends for a week may take an even bigger toll than you thought.

2010-08-10 13:10:54

It comes as no surprise that many children suffer when a parent is behind bars.

2010-07-28 10:13:23

Though still under construction, the IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the South Pole is already delivering scientific results — including an early finding about a phenomenon the telescope was not even designed to study.

2010-07-02 19:39:46

With more than 100 billion neurons and billions of other specialized cells, the human brain is a marvel of nature.

2010-06-26 04:08:39

What determines plant diversity in a forest?

2010-06-22 09:00:00

CHICAGO and MADISON, Wis., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- INK-O-DEM, the worldwide leader in integrated inkjet cartridge refilling and testing technology for retail and university environments, today announced it has installed its Cartridge Refilling System at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to meet an evolving demand for cost-effective, green, integrated printer cartridge refilling services.

2010-06-21 16:44:00

Workshop to be Held at University of Wisconsin - Madison WASHINGTON, June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today the agenda and panelists for the June 25 workshop examining competition in the dairy industry.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.