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2014-08-08 10:57:48

A team of researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has identified the genes and enzymes that create a promising compound — the 19 carbon furan-containing fatty acid (19Fu-FA).

blood cells
2014-07-14 13:18:39

The ability to reliably and safely make in the laboratory all of the different types of cells in human blood is one key step closer to reality.

2014-06-30 08:30:48

Prevalence of pay-for-quality contracts drives health system to add quality tracking, reporting and analytics capabilities DALLAS and WATERTOWN, Wis., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

The Shocking Story Of How Some Fish Evolved Electric Organs
2014-06-27 07:06:34

By sequencing the genome of the electric eel for the first time, researchers have discovered how certain types of aquatic creatures were able to develop organs that allow them to produce electricity outside of their bodies.

2014-06-19 23:04:38

Predictive Modeling Technology to Support Retention and Enrollment Management Efforts Conway, NH (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Rapid Insight Inc., the leading

Buried Fossil Soils Found To Be Rich In Carbon
2014-05-26 03:40:43

Soils that formed on the Earth’s surface thousands of years ago and that are now deeply buried features of vanished landscapes have been found to be rich in carbon, adding a new dimension to our planet’s carbon cycle.

2014-05-05 12:23:27

New vehicle systems lab expands Johnson Controls' investment in innovation MADISON Wis., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new laboratory at the Wisconsin Energy Institute

Marital Stress Linked To Depression
2014-04-27 05:17:10

A new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison reveals that marital stress could make people more susceptible to depression.

2014-04-11 11:39:34

When the Earned Income Tax Credit was expanded in 1993, supporters hoped it would reward poor parents for working while critics feared that it might discourage single mothers from marrying or incentivize women to have more children to boost their tax refund.

2014-04-10 23:01:22

Leaders from academe met recently in Indianapolis at the Learning Analytics and Knowledge conference to explore the intersection of learning analytics and open learning, open technologies, and


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