University of Wisconsin-Madison

Mayfly reintroduction to Michigan bay

Jerry Kaster's lifelong fascination with the mayfly could soon manifest itself in the most productive of ways: the successful re-establishment of an aquatic insect to the bay for which the animal was once ...

dateDec 05, 2013 in Ecology
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Quicker, quake-proof skyscrapers

Peel back the outer layers of a skyscraper built in an area vulnerable to earthquakes and you'll find a tangle of steel-reinforced concrete beams that span doors, windows and other openings in the structure's ...

dateDec 04, 2013 in Engineering
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How waste wood works for forests

At first glance, they may look lush and green, but many of the nation's forests also are chock-full of brush—often, invasive species and disease-transmitting biomass—just waiting for a spark. "One of ...

dateNov 21, 2013 in Environment
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