Yearly Archives: 2015


Last year, Sean Carroll said it was a story that had never been put together in one place; the story of “how our bodies have modified over the years from our fishy ancestors,” said the Allan Wilson Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics at UW-Madison. Now, that story, condensed into a […]

Your Inner Fish wins an Emmy



Vaccines are important. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can list at least 10 reasons why. Curious? See below. Here at UWMadScience, we want to know why YOU get vaccinated. Maybe you don’t want to get the flu again this year. Maybe you have a newborn at home, or an […]

Get vaccinated, and show it off








Brilliant yellow flower with fringed stamens loaded with pollen.
The pharmacy garden outside Rennebohm Hall hosts a couple dozen plant species that are traditionally used for depression, anxiety, menopause, fever, gout and rheumatism. The point, says garden initiator Jeanette Roberts, a professor of pharmacy, is to show how the roots of many medicines lie in the plants around us. UW-Madison researchers […]

Pharmacy garden explores plant roots of medicine