WID Optimization teams with local wildlife agencies to improve Great Lakes basin habitat.
This is not a #ThrowbackThursday. Why are we still talking about gender bias in STEM education?
For renowned primatologist Frans de Waal, observation tops the list of skills vital to his work.
On February 12th, Lynda Barry and Matt Groening appeared together at the Brooklyn Academy of Music to present a talk: “Love, Hate & Comics—The Friendship That Would Not Die.”
Rupa Sridharan, Assistant Professor of Cell and Regenerative Biology at Wisconsin Institute for Discovery explains how she increased reprogramming efficiency to get pluripotent stem cells.
Jay Warrick, John Yin, and Stephen Lindsay have developed a new microwell design for use with conventional micropipetting equipment (e.g., a hand-held micropipette or automated pipetting robot).
One WID researcher is examining the challenges young women face in becoming video game developers and experts.
WID Principle Investigators Krishanu Saha and Randy Ashton and graduate student Ty Harkness speak to the issue of funding their research.
Learn what’s in the creative toolbox of architectural historian and Discovery Fellow Molly Wright Steenson.
New Field Day Lab, based in Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, teams with Department of Public Instruction to bring apps, games and context to K-12 education.
A bold new idea of how the eukaryotic cell and, by extension, all complex life came to be is giving scientists an opportunity to reexamine some of biology’s key dogma.
How can researchers extract useful information from patient data to develop life-saving treatments while making sure records stay private and protected? A WID collaboration looks for an answer.
How do you parse insight from big data? What does it mean for business and research? Jordan Ellenberg weighs in.
How can video games be used to inform how we act in the future? Read more about Keari Bell-Gawne and ideas she’s exploring as a video game researcher.
The Daily Nexus highlights a conversation between Simpsons creator Matt Groening and WID faculty and cartoonist Lynda Barry.
WID researcher Patricia Flatley Brennan comments on using technology in the home to improve health care.
When employees need hardware at the social media behemoth Twitter, Inc., they turn to WID alumna Sarah Rich. Learn how her work in optimization translates to industry.
Now at NASA, WID alumnus Jamon Van Den Hoek takes a bird’s eye view to understand the causes and impact of social conflict on society and the environment.
Peering through lenses, researchers are finding award-winning fluorescent landscapes, artful strokes, and a multitude of cell shapes and signals.
WID graduate students submitted the winning entry in a science image contest.
Cartoonist and WID faculty Lynda Barry teaches ways to find and express insight across all ages. Watch the video for a peek inside her classes and workshops.
Students wrestle with the sustainability challenges of making real-world decisions about biofuel agriculture while playing an educational video game developed by WID researchers.
What if a computer program could take a problem you’re trying to solve and send back the most efficient solution?
Madison.com features outreach experiences offered through WID’s Living Environments Laboratory and others at UW–Madison.
WID Frontier Fellow Sreedevi Nair examines U.S. exoneration cases and searches for patterns to better understand the math behind false convictions.