Nader Behdad’s laboratory in Engineering Hall seems to buzz with a hundred ideas. Boxy power amplifiers line the back wall while copper clippings curl across the tabletop….
In a laboratory in Rennebohm Hall, Robert Thorne picks up the 700-page textbook he co-authored. The UW-Madison neuroscientist has sick brains on his mind….
A vial of white sugar sits on Xuejun Pan’s desk beside a box of wood chips. “It’s pretty pure and sweet,” he says, pointing to the sugar. “I’m not encouraging you. But it’s edible.”…
In a story of scientific discovery filled with as many twists and turns as a Northwoods trail, a rare insight from a massive public database and charitable support from an off-road motorcycle group have paved the way for work…
As a lab assistant lifts the glass from its warm water bath, a turbid brown liquid swirls inside. It certainly won’t win any beauty contests. But it might save your life — at just 3 cents per serving….
Aditya Akella considers himself a high tech plumber. And it likely won’t be long until tech-savvy consumers everywhere are grateful for his efforts to keep data flowing smoothly through the virtual pipes…
Glen Kwon & Kevin Kozak
For patients suffering from metastatic lung or metastatic breast cancer, the prospects for successful treatment are limited and even the best outcomes may result in a diminished quality of life….
Using a new class of nanomaterials, a University of Wisconsin-Madison inventor is working to capture energy from the sun much as nature intended—with trees in a forest. But these forests fit on a silicon wafer….
The heat is on in Mike Arnold’s lab. Furnaces set to 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit blast methane gas over copper substrates to deposit a single layer of carbon-based graphene crystals in a process that may prove more valuable than turning lead to gold….