The University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW Madison) was established in 1848 in Madison, Wisconsin. UW Madison is the flagship of the University of Wisconsin system. It enrolls more than 40,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. It is rated by Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Learning as RU/VH which means very high research activity. UW-Madison is rated 17th among universities world-wide and 15th in the Americas by Shanghai Jiao Tong Universities ranking. UW Madison has an exceptional biochemistry, medical and science related graduate division. UW Madison is credited with discovering Vitamin A and Vitamin B by Professor McCollum and cell biologist James Thomson first isolated and cultured embryonic stem cells.
A study published today finds a surprising and very recent shift away from the steady relationship among species that prevailed for more than 300 million years.
Do not underestimate the babbling brook. When it comes to greenhouse gases, these bucolic water bodies have the potential to create a lot of hot air.
"The biggest and most complex machine ever built by humankind." That is how University of Wisconsin–Madison doctoral student of electrical engineering Philip Hart describes the nation's power grid.
About 500 years ago, the accidental natural hybridization of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the yeast responsible for things like ale, wine and bread, and a distant yeast cousin gave rise to lager beer.
Not every virus wants to go viral—at least, not immediately. Some want to slip in quietly. Hide. Wait for the perfect opportunity to attack.
In January 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimated that a staggering $2.6 billion worth of treated drinking water is lost each year due to leaking water mains and approximately 240,000 main breaks. ...
A typical bird's-eye view of the Midwest offers a patchwork landscape covered mostly by agriculture but mottled with forest, wetland, grassland, buildings and pavement. This pattern influences the quality and supply of the ...
If a soul is left in darkness, sins will be committed. The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but he who causes the darkness. – Victor Hugo
Drawing inspiration from an insect's intricate eye, University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers have created miniature lenses with vast range of vision.
Inspired by mammals' eyes, University of Wisconsin-Madison electrical engineers have created the fastest, most responsive flexible silicon phototransistor ever made.