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Moriah Rataczak uses her Phantom 4 quadcopter—more commonly known as a drone—to monitor field conditions for Gumz Farms. Photo by Cassie Smith-Krebs.

From a hundred feet in the air, Moriah Rataczak inspects the fields of Gumz Farms in Central Wisconsin.

Reflections on the Evangelical and technological soul.

UW–Madison researcher and Wicab Inc. founder Paul Bach-y-Rita showcases his tongue display unit, a sensory substitution device that helps profoundly blind patients with orientation, mobility, and object recognition through electro-tactile stimulation. Photo by Phillipe Psaila/Science Photo Library.

A vision-aid device developed by a Middleton company helps profoundly blind patients "see" through electro-tactile stimulation to the tongue.

Five years ago, the term CRISPR-Cas was familiar to only a handful of microbiologists. Today, thousands of scientists around the world are using this novel gene editing technology. Why?

In 2009, a team of doctors and scientists at the Medical College of Wisconsin shook up the medical community by successfully sequencing a young Wisconsin boy’s DNA in order to identify and treat an unknown, life-threatening disease.

Photo of Madison Chemist Trisha Andrew and fabric artists Marianne Fairbanks

A UW–Madison researcher and artist collaborate on a new way to charge your phone.

Dr. Chukuka S. Enwemeka, dean of UW–Milwaukee’s College of Health Sciences, shares the latest medical applications for near-infrared and blue light.

FRC Team 1732 Hilltopper Robotics is a FIRST Robotics team comprised of Marquette University High School (MUHS) and Divine Savior Holy Angels High School (DSHA) students.

FIRST Robotics volunteers, mentors, and students are all creating a brighter future for women in STEM.

Chukuka S. Enwemeka, dean of UWM’s College of Health Sciences, conducts an experiment with research associate Violet Bumah. Among Enwemeka’s discoveries in phototherapy research: blue light in a certain wavelength kills the antibiotic-resistant “superbug” form of Staphylococcus aureus.

What if there was a way to treat debilitating diseases without drugs or surgery? What if chronic injuries could be healed with the application of something as ubiquitous as light?

The IceCube Neutrino Observatory was built specifically to chase neutrinos, ghostlike fundamental particles formed in the first second of the e

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