UWM’s Science Bag rocks out in March

UWM’s Science Bag rocks out in March

Whatever rock genre you’re into – classic rock, soft rock or alternative rock, the Badger state has all three. But they’re not on your iPod – they lie just beneath your feet.

Junhong Chen displays a disk containing thousands of sensors made from a "tunable" material he created. The sensors can be used to detect a many targets. (Photo by Troye Fox)

UWM sensor could make detecting Ebola as easy as spitting

Junhong Chen, a UWM professor of mechanical and materials engineering, will use a sensor platform he created to detect water contamination to make the low-cost virus sensor.

UWM study: Golden vehicle for drug delivery has hidden costs

UWM study: Golden vehicle for drug delivery has hidden costs

A recent UWM study has found that while engineered gold nanoparticles are attractive for smart drug delivery, they come with a downside: great potential to disrupt a woman’s fertility.

Student entrepreneurs could change how athletes compete

Student entrepreneurs could change how athletes compete

The Student Startup Challenge provides funding and classroom support to help winners develop prototypes, mobile applications and business plans.

Best of 2014: Researching ‘New Gravity’

Best of 2014: Researching ‘New Gravity’

A vital role of a research institution is to support investigations that may lead our minds far beyond our workaday world.

Best of 2014: School of Freshwater Sciences grows

Best of 2014: School of Freshwater Sciences grows

UWM is taking advantage of its location on a Great Lake to become a global leader in freshwater policy, technology, and science.

Pradeep Rohatgi

National Academy of Inventors and UWM announce NAI Fellow

Pradeep Rohatgi, UWM Distinguished Professor of Materials Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

Johnson Controls creates endowed professorship at UWM and UW-Madison

Johnson Controls creates endowed professorship at UWM and UW-Madison

Renewable energy chemist Deyang Qu has been named as Johnson Controls Endowed Professor in Energy Storage Research.

UWM team the first to “see” atomic changes in proteins with an X-ray laser

UWM team the first to “see” atomic changes in proteins with an X-ray laser

What made it possible were the ultra-short X-ray pulses of a Free Electron Laser (XFEL).

Getting sensitive with African clawed frogs

Getting sensitive with African clawed frogs

In David Heathcote’s lab, an African frog is helping uncover the details of how our human senses develop.