June 15, 2015
“How air quality and energy affect each other is the single biggest story no one is hearing about,” says Tracey Holloway, University of Wisconsin–Madison professor of environmental studies and chair of this year’s Energy Summit, which will take place on Tuesday, October 13, 2015.
September 05, 2014
With a newly awarded $3 million Department of Energy research grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison Distinguished Professor of Engineering Physics and Wisconsin Energy Institute Director Michael Corradini will lead a collaborative effort to improve real-time testing and instrumentation for transient nuclear reactor experiments.
August 28, 2014
MADISON, WI – August 28, 2014 – The Department of Bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has been named a Milestones in Microbiology site by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
August 23, 2014
The following is an editorial from the Boston Globe:
August 22, 2014
The Department of Energy recently announced a $67 million investment in advanced nuclear technology, including a total of about $4 million in grants for research and infrastructure at UW-Madison.
August 21, 2014
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August 14, 2014
If you’ve ever spread manure over your field or garden, you’ve probably already got a basic understanding of the role of carbon in enhancing yield and promoting soil quality. A vital soil component, soil carbon provides plant nutrients and determines many of the soil’s physical, chemical, and biological properties.
August 11, 2014
Associate researcher Paul Meier was asked to review what impact the new EPA carbon emission rules might have on West Virginia in particular by Politifact.
August 05, 2014
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). The compound has a variety of potential uses as a biological alternative for compounds currently derived from fossil fuels.
August 05, 2014
August 01, 2014
As production of shale gas soars, the industry's effects on nature and wildlife remain largely unexplored, according to a study by a group of conservation biologists published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment on August 1.