Research

UWM engineer builds device to show how blood flows when we think

UWM engineer builds device to show how blood flows when we think

UWM engineer Ramin Pashaie’s device could help answer a particularly puzzling question – how blood is directed to the brain to power thinking.

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.

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.

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.

UWM researcher works to uncloak how memories affect attention

UWM researcher works to uncloak how memories affect attention

Cognitive neuroscientist Deborah Hannula wonders whether people’s attention can be diverted from a task if there is an object in sight that triggers a memory.

A Lot is Riding on UWM’s Comprehensive Study of Music & Memory

A Lot is Riding on UWM’s Comprehensive Study of Music & Memory

UWM faculty and undergraduate students at UWM are conducting one of the most comprehensive evaluations of the increasingly popular Music & Memory program.

Diverse talents and tastes the rule in Unruly Music series

Diverse talents and tastes the rule in Unruly Music series

What do you get when you combine contemporary chamber, orchestral and electroacoustic music and improvisation? Unruly Music.

Wild UWM: The Monarch Conservancy

Wild UWM: The Monarch Conservancy

Like the monarch butterflies that rest en masse on the area’s huge sycamore during their southern migration, the UWM Monarch Conservancy at Innovation Campus has undergone a metamorphosis.