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.
Pancake-making robots. A mechanical horse. A life-sized mousetrap. No, these aren't highlights from the latest episode of "Shark Tank." They are real-life inventions of a burgeoning community of artists, do-it-yourselfers ...
Drosophila erecta is an African fruit fly with a big problem: The male sexual organ is so rough that sex acts, almost literally, as a two-edged sword—necessary for reproduction, but physically injurious.
After six years of painstaking effort, a group of University of Wisconsin-Madison materials scientists believe their breakthrough in growing tiny sheets of zinc oxide could have huge implications for the future of nanomaterial ...
Now you see it, now you don't. In books and movies, wizards use magic spells to make the visible see-through.
When a young male coyote on Madison's west side began acting oddly last month, the Urban Canid Project took to Facebook.
Professors Jonathan Pauli and Benjamin Zuckerberg explain the subnivium—habitat between the ground and winter snow cover that is being affected by climate change.
One of the most flexible and unique research facilities in North America is sitting in plain sight, but near anonymity, on the west side of the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus.
Ongoing studies of a massive volcanic field in the Andes mountains show that the rapid uplift which has raised the surface more than six feet in eight years has occurred many times during the past 10,000 years.
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.