Science

In water-rich Wisconsin, the use of groundwater for municipal water systems and agricultural irrigation can lead to conflict.
Cartograms can highlight the difference between places with large populations and places with large amounts of land and/or water, but which have small populations.
In the early 1950s, the Walt Disney Company moved beyond animated cartoons to nature films. It was at that point Madison became part of nature film history.
Volunteers are an integral part of helping the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources keep track of the state's gray wolf population, which has grown in size and range over the past several decades.
Very little is known about the smallest tributaries that flow into Lake Superior.
WisContext 's in-depth looks at a variety of demographic, economic, environmental and policymaking issues in 2018 spanned the state.
UW-Madison student-athletes were diagnosed with 137 concussions from 2014 to 2018, according to records from an ongoing NCAA and U.S. Department of Defense concussion study.
The gridiron is not the only venue where athletics-related concussions can occur — every sport includes some risk of fall or collision that can result in a blow to the head.
Young children inevitably fall as they learn what they can do physically and experiment with their limits. If a fall results in a blow to the head, the child may have sustained a traumatic brain injury.
As of late 2018, 27 counties across Wisconsin have confirmed reports of the brown marmorated stink bug and a handful of others have suspected sightings.