University of Wisconsin-Madison

Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

Connecting with old friends? There's an app for that. Logging your fitness goals? There's an app for that. Making your farm more sustainable? There, too, is an app for that. In our technology-driven world, farmers, scientists ...

Jun 12, 2014
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Babbling brooks adding to climate change?

(Phys.org) —Studying stream bubbles isn't exactly a walk in the park. What, with the mud and ticks, the long days hiking and swimming through mucky streams, the sun exposure and scratching brush.

May 26, 2014
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Building better bridges with geosynthetics

(Phys.org) —As the road leading up to a bridge presses down on the soil beneath its surface, the bridge tends to remain higher than the roadway, creating a problem that has menaced drivers and road engineers ...

May 09, 2014
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Disposable timer could be a nurse's best friend

(Phys.org) —In medicine, time isn't just money: it can mean the difference between life and death. Clot-busters must be given in the first hour of arrival in a hectic emergency room. Intravenous medications ...

May 06, 2014
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