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At a glance, Wisconsin's legislative district maps in place since 2011 do not reveal districts with the bizarre shapes and outlines that are classic markers of gerrymandering schemes. But a closer examination of the state's Assembly districts reveals a more sophisticated approach to this electoral stratagem.
Whether they are baked into a pie, folded into pancakes or eaten fresh, blueberries are a perennial favorite that tempt many gardeners with visions of growing their own bountiful supply of sweet indigo globules.
A Wisconsin appeals court upheld a ruling approving the Badger-Coulee transmission line that spans the state from La Crosse to Madison. UW-Madison engineering professor Chris DeMarco discusses how transmission lines work and the state's energy needs.
While Wisconsin is known as "America's Dairyland," this nickname would not have accurately depicted the state during its first 50 years.
Researchers have found prions that cause chronic wasting disease in Wisconsin's soil and water. UW-Madison soil scientist Joel Pederson explains what this research means about the spread of CWD around the state.
What levels of bias among voters exist against women candidates for public office? UW-Madison political science professor Barry Burden discusses surveys on the role gender bias plays in elections.
It is a common misperception that forests stay the same. Woodlands change slowly over many years, and the shifts may be imperceptible to the casual observer.
Economic trends in Wisconsin have recovered considerably a decade since the Great Recession. UW-Madison economics professor Noah Williams discusses what effects are on the workforce, particularly between rural and urban areas.
The spirit of open trade with foreign markets reflected in recent trade policies has a direct impact on the Wisconsin economy.
Since the earliest days of humankind, people have excelled at exploring and expanding their presence to nearly every spot on the map. With all of this wanderlust, humans have been equally adept at taking other species with them on their travels — often with unintended consequences.