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The fans are right: When it comes to football, momentum is real

Researchers built a mathematical model that proves the phenomenon of “momentum” in a single NFL game is real rather than random. The model also predicts a game’s outcome based on the research team's definition of momentum.
29-Aug-2022 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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What the Mechanical Forces Behind Protein Folding Can Tell Us About Metastatic Cancer

Cells communicate with themselves and their cellular environment through mechanical bonds. This work advances understanding of the role of these forces on proteins as they interact to accomplish their biological functions, including the control of...
13-Jul-2022 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UWM Grads Help Provide Domestic Source of Critical Medical Diagnostic Material

UWM graduates support the companies in the production of molybdenum-99, the parent of technetium-99m, the most widely used radioisotope in the world for diagnostic medical imaging. The materials are often abbreviated as Mo-99 and Tc-99m.)
26-May-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UW-Milwaukee Students Volunteer as Virtual Tutors

Donor supports two-year old program, started during the pandemic, which pairs university students with younger students for virtual academic support.
18-May-2022 5:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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It Pays to Be Nice to Your Competitor Brands on Social Media, Study Says

Taking a risk and praising a competitor wins over consumers on Twitter, especially skeptical ones, according to this study. And that turns conventional wisdom about acknowledging competitors on its head.
6-May-2022 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UW-Milwaukee to honor Willem Dafoe with honorary doctorate at 2022 commencement

Academy Award nominated actor Willem Dafoe will return to his alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, on Sunday, May 22, to receive an honorary Doctor of Arts degree and be the featured speaker at the university’s two commencement...
29-Apr-2022 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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An ‘over the counter’ hearing aid may put treatment within reach

Consumers who want a hearing aid must obtain a prescription and make the purchase through an audiologist. And that’s expensive, often running in the thousands of dollars. An “over the counter” hearing device being developed at UW-Milwaukee...
21-Mar-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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For female yellowthroats, there’s more than one way to spot a winning mate

One population of female common yellowthroats prefers males with larger black masks, but another group of females favors a larger yellow bib. A new study has found that both kinds of ornaments are linked to superior genes.
11-Feb-2022 10:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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