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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.
The American Academy of Nursing issued recommendations promoting rested and alert staff, a hard task when nurses work 12 hour shifts. Linda Scott, dean of the UW School of Nursing, discusses the impact of nursing fatigue on healthcare.
Heavy, wet snows can wreak havoc on many trees, particularly certain types of evergreens.
When it comes to these blood-sucking pests and other creepy-crawlies, each year can be a different experience, with weather patterns and other factors playing important roles in the behaviors of insects and other arthropods like spiders and millipedes, as well as other invertebrates.