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  1. UW entomologist studies what "bugs" usRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Badger Herald Online

    Liesch, assistant faculty associate in the Department of Entomology, has been the solo "bug guy" in the Insect Diagnostic Lab for roughly one year. His role consists mainly of handling questions from the public, but he also teaches and conducts statewide outreach.


  2. Could squirmy livestock dent Africa's protein deficit?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | EurekAlert!

    The capacity of insects like mealworms to convert feed to body mass exceeds that of traditional livestock such as beef by orders of magnitude. Mealworms are 100 percent edible, whereas only about 40 percent of a cow or 55 percent of a chicken can be consumed.


  3. Cellular Dynamics To Host Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014 Financial Results Webcast And CallRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | BioSpace

    Cellular Dynamics International, Inc. today announced that the company will host a webcast and conference call to discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter and for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014. The live webcast can be accessed via the investor relations section of CDI's website at and will be archived there following the call for approximately one year.


  4. First Direct Observation of Carbon Dioxide's Increasing Greenhouse Effect at the Earth's SurfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Science, Industry and Business

    Berkeley Lab researchers link rising CO2 levels from fossil fuels to an upward trend in radiative forcing at two locations Scientists have observed an increase in carbon dioxide's greenhouse effect at the Earth's surface for the first time. The researchers, led by scientists from the US Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory , measured atmospheric carbon dioxide's increasing capacity to absorb thermal radiation emitted from the Earth's surface over an eleven-year period at two locations in North America.


  5. Minocqua, WiscRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Lakeland Times

    Despite blistering cold temperatures on Saturday and blustering winds Sunday morning, more than 290 fishing enthusiasts came out to the 39th annual Rhinelander Lions Club Fisheree and Winter Festival ice fishing tournament on Boom Lake Feb. 14-15. The Minocqua Public Library is partnering with the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Wisconsin Library Services to deliver a four-week Massive Open Online Course titled Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes Region.


  6. Humans' tiny cellular machines: Spliceosomes in detailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2014 | Science Daily

    Like exploring the inner workings of a clock, researchers are digging into the inner workings of the tiny cellular machines called spliceosomes, which help make all of the proteins our bodies need to function. They have now captured images of this machine, revealing details never seen before.


  7. Music Made for Cats Wins Feline ApprovalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2012 | Criminal Report Daily

    Camera traps rigged by Panthera, an organization that strives to protect jaguars and other big cats, captured the following stunning views of elusive jaguars as they wandered through a palm oil plantation in Colombia. The aim was to find out what impact Colombia's growing oil palm plantations has on jaguars.


  8. Elon art department plans two-day symposium Friday and SaturdayRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Burlington Times News

    Elon University's Department of Art & Art History will hold a campus symposium in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the university's art history program. The two-day event on Friday and Saturday will feature presentations by international art history scholars as well as Elon alumni.


  9. National Geographic's Dimick To Address Animal Ag Alliance SummitRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Agri Marketing

    NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC'S DIMICK TO ADDRESS ANIMAL AG ALLIANCE SUMMIT Feb. 26, 2015 Source: Animal Agriculture Alliance news release Dennis Dimick, executive editor at National Geographic magazine, will address attendees at the Animal Agriculture Alliance's annual Stakeholders Summit, to be held May 6-7, 2015 in Kansas City, MO. Early registration is now available for the 2015 edition of the Alliance's showcase event, themed "The Journey to Extraordinary."


  10. Wisconsin Badger players return to Madison after harrowing tripRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Members of the Badgers basketball team and their traveling party returned to Madison Wednesday afternoon after their original flight home from Baltimore was forced to make an emergency landing in Pittsburgh Wednesday morning. UW Athletic officials say forty one people traveled with the official team party for the Badgers' Tuesday game against the University of Maryland.


  11. Kaszubowski makes history as four-time diving champRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Whitefish Bay

    In the end, there was a little more competition, a slight bit more drama for Whitefish Bay diver Joe Kaszubowski, as he won his fourth straight Division 2 state championship at the UW-Madison Natatotorium in Madison Feb. 20. Nicolet's Jeremy Moser and Monona Grove's Henry Carman made fine nuisances of themselves while Kaszubowski admittedly didn't feel he had his complete 'A' game going. "The warm-ups didn't go as well as I would have liked," he said.


  12. Elon art history program has celebration event plannedRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Burlington Times News

    Elon University's art history program is celebrating its 10th anniversary Friday with a symposium and talk from a visiting professor. "We have an emphasis on rethinking the way art history is taught both in terms of content and in terms of approach," said Kristin Ringelberg, coordinator of the art history program.


  13. In the Wake of Progress: Improving Clinical and Pharmacoeconomic...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The American Journal of Managed Care

    John M. Dopp, PharmD, MS Associate Professor School of Pharmacy University of Wisconsin-Madison Clinical Pharmacist Wisconsin Sleep Center Madison, WI This activity is supported by an educational grant from Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Identify the goals of narcolepsy management and distinguish the different features of the various medications used to treat narcolepsy symptoms. Summarize important aspects of appropriate and timely narcolepsy diagnosis, and multidisciplinary strategies for selection of appropriate and cost-effective therapy.


  14. Raymond L. BergRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    Raymond L. Berg, 94, of Green Bay, passed away Sunday, Feb. 22 at his home surrounded by family.


  15. Birkie weather mellows in timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Rice Lake Online

    Dave Greschner Sports editor A Birkebeiner that was threatening sub-zero cold for more than 10,000 skiers mellowed into a double-digit temperature day Saturday between the race start near Cable and the downtown finish in Hayward some 30 miles later. "It wasn't cold.


  16. Louisiana budget shortage games the systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 |

    As our friend and former State Budget Officer Stephen Winham recently said when Moody's and Standard & Poor's recently moved Louisiana's credit outlook from stable to negative, the bond rating agencies are finally waking up to what the rest of us have seen coming for some time now. Now Moody's has gone on record as saying what Gov. Bobby refuses to acknowledge: Louisiana's public universities are not equipped to absorb additional credit stress expected with an anticipated cuts of yet another $300 million.


  17. Almost 30 years after Hansen's 1988 "alarm" on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | NorCalBlogs

    From the "this ought to shut up the "Skydragon slayers" department. Despite sophomoric claims that I'm a "denier", I've never disputed that CO2 has a role in warming via retardation of IR transfer from the surface to the top of the atmosphere.


  18. Cherenkov Effect improves radiation therapy for patients with cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | PhysOrg Weblog

    The characteristic blue glow from a nuclear reactor is present in radiation therapy, too. Investigators from Dartmouth's Norris Cotton Cancer Center, led by Brian W. Pogue, PhD, and PhD candidates Adam K. Glaser and Rongxiao Zhang, published in Physics in Medicine and Biology how the complex parts of the blue light known as the Cherenkov Effect can be measured and used in dosimetry to make therapies safer and more effective.


  19. Even as the eastern U.S. freezes, therea s less cold air in winter than ever beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Washington Post

    GFS model analysis of temperatures at an altitude of about 5,000 feet above the surface on Feb. 24, 2015. The green shades portray the Northern Hemisphere cold pool, which data analysis shows has shrunk over the last 66 years.


  20. Mechanistic insight into immortal cells could speed clinical useRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | PhysOrg Weblog

    The mechanistic understanding of the relatively new technique for growing cells in culture indefinitely - known as conditional reprogramming - has been deciphered and reported in the February 25th issue of PLOS ONE . Researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center say identifying the mechanisms of immortalization lays the groundwork for future clinical use of these cells.