Science / Tech

Over the course of 2016, Wisconsin began construction on more solar energy projects than in any other previous year.More
Cattle can often be seen grazing in meadows around Wisconsin, but they may also be finding their meals in wooded areas.More
In an attempt to educate and advocate for state control of the gray wolf population, Wisconsin state legislators Sen. Tom Tiffany, R-Hazelhurst, and Rep. Adam Jarchow, R-Balsam Lake, hosted the Great Lakes Wolf Summit in September 2016.More
The flowering of craft beer over the past decade was accompanied and aided by an arms race to scale new heights of bitter flavors.More
Bayfield County is building a tower to improve emergency communications — meanwhile, law enforcement agencies are investigating what may be done to improve emergency communications across the state.More
A Florida State University professor looked to Wisconsin to investigate how climate change might make people more vulnerable to groundwater-borne pathogens in the decades ahead.More
Phosphorus has always been a big part of just about any water-quality discussion, including those about its levels in the Great Lakes. It also intersects with another big ecological problem in the lakes: invasive species.More
New research out of the University of Wisconsin-Madison suggests an overpopulation of deer is having a long-term impact on the state's forests.More
The national headlines on global warming typically focus on the recent stretch of record high temperatures, the retreat of glaciers and rising sea levels. For the average Wisconsinite, those effects may feel distant, even abstract.More