For the Science & Society showcase event at the 2013 Wisconsin Science Festival, Academy Fellow and biochemist Laura Kiessling explains how the manipulation of the carbohydrate "coat" that cells wear on their surface can direct the differentiation of embryonic stem cells to medically important cells.
For the Science & Society showcase event at the 2013 Wisconsin Science Festival, Academy Fellow and bioethicist R. Alta Charo discusses the effect of the public debate around embryonic stem cells on the development of a phenomenon called “stem cell tourism.”
Recent scientific breakthroughs, such as nanotechnology, are changing the world as we know it. Gold nanoshells, for both imaging and targeting tumors, have the potential to revolutionize cancer treatments.
In his "Wisconsin 2050: Pioneering the Future" Academy Evenings talk, professor of bacteriology and head of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center at UW-Madison Tim Donohue discusses the growing field of bioenergy, the production of energy from
For those with a vested interest in online technologies for learning, the knowledge and skills that constitute successful participation in massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs) places them squarely among the most promising new digital technol
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