Monthly Archives: September 2016


detail from patent drawing of Particle Coating Apparatus. Courtesy WARF
Nation’s premier university-technology office showcases some of its greatest hits Science and art cross paths in an exhibit featuring contemporary and vintage patent drawings, courtesy of Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF). WARF has assisted generations of UW–Madison inventors patent their discoveries and advance them to the marketplace. Artistry of Innovation […]

Artistry of Innovation: WARF Patent Drawings Through Time


Fragile X gene
Waisman Center researchers Anita Bhattacharyya and Xinyu Zhao are looking to make stem cells glow. That glow will tell them whether they have successfully turned on a gene that is usually turned off in individuals with fragile X syndrome. Turning on this gene, FMR1, could be an important way to treat this syndrome. Fragile […]

Making stem cells glow for fragile X