Fathers who returned after military service report having difficulty connecting with young children who sometimes don’t remember them, according to a study released this week.
3/4/2014 1:30 PM EST
The ruins of Sardis have been a rich source of knowledge about classical antiquity since the 7th century B.C., when the city was the capital of Lydia. Now, Sardis has given up another treasure in the form of two enigmatic ritual deposits, which are...
3/3/2014 1:00 PM EST
Mahal, the young orangutan who became a star of the Milwaukee County Zoo and an emblem of survival for a dwindling species, led an extraordinary life.
It turns out, the young ape died an extraordinary death, too.
2/27/2014 12:00 PM EST
A group of researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison is examining alternative materials that can be modified to absorb oil and chemicals without absorbing water. If further developed, the technology may offer a cheaper and “greener”...
2/25/2014 11:00 AM EST
Field ecologists go to great lengths to get data: radio collars and automatic video cameras are only two of their creative techniques for documenting the natural world. So when a group of ecologists set out to see how wind moves seeds through...
2/19/2014 3:00 PM EST
With the help of a tiny fragment of zircon extracted from a remote rock outcrop in Australia, the picture of how our planet became habitable to life about 4.4 billion years ago is coming into sharper focus.
2/20/2014 9:25 AM EST
In a study published last week in the journal Science, Choi and postdoctoral researcher Tae Woo Kim combined cheap, oxide-based materials to split water into hydrogen and oxygen gases using solar energy with a solar-to-hydrogen conversion efficiency...
2/21/2014 3:15 PM EST
A multi-university team of engineers has developed what could be a promising solution for charging smartphone batteries on the go — without the need for an electrical cord.
2/20/2014 4:00 PM EST
7/23/2012 11:00 AM EDT
The recent heat wave baking much of the country has prompted many people to ask: Is this due to climate change?
7/5/2012 4:05 PM EDT
7/3/2012 10:20 AM EDT
Hundreds are confirmed dead and thousands without shelter or power after an earthquake of 8.9 magnitude, and resulting tsunami, near the Japanese island of Honshu. These University of Wisconsin-Madison experts can provide context and analysis for...
3/11/2011 5:00 PM EST
University of Wisconsin-Madison sociologist Pamela Herd has been a scholar of Social Security for more than a decade, but her most poignant lesson may have come from her own mother's experience last fall.
2/26/2009 4:20 PM EST
This is going to be a big year for evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin: 2009 marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of his book "On the Origin of Species," and Feb. 12 would be his 200th birthday. Throughout the year, Darwin...
2/3/2009 3:00 PM EST
With Charles Darwin's 200th birthday coming up in February, several University of Wisconsin-Madison experts are available to talk about the evolutionary biologist and related research.
1/30/2009 1:00 PM EST
Professional development experts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are available to discuss the impact of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA 2009) on the nation's infrastructure.
1/29/2009 4:00 PM EST