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WID is a transdisciplinary research institute at UW-Madison located in the Discovery Building. http://wid.wisc.edu/ | Twitter: @WIDiscovery We study the information supporting life. We consider a full range of phenomena, from cells to societies. Our eight research areas are united by this common informational foundation. We’re the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID), a transdisciplinary research institute at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and public half of the Discovery partnership, focusing on the interfaces of education, research and business. WID is located in the award-winning Discovery Building along with its partners the private, non-profit Morgridge Institute for Research and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. Connect with us on Twitter: @WIDiscovery
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Congratulations to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Class of 2015! May you all discover a life full of meaning and success. Go Badgers!
Put down the fly swatter! These buzzers are beneficial! ViaA National Science Foundation (NSF)
It's a cold job but somebody has to do it! Elephant seals are doing science, so grad students don’t have to. via Grist.org
Kohler Fellows grad students at Wisconsin Institute for Discovery create academic communities without barriers – Apply now!
Rock solid process turns CO2 into...you guessed it! Via: Popular Science
Flipping the switch. The power of #epigenetics. Via: Discover Magazine
A picture worth 1000 cyanobacteria Via: The Scientist
Microbes in Space! @NASA testing organism resilience in stratosphere. Via: @NautilusMag http://bit.ly/1sqB3QL
The "what if's" and taxonomy of timeless science fiction. Via: Brain Pickings
Putting it together: UC scientists identify gene for fracture healing. Via: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
To NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and beyond! Lynda Barry brings perspective to rocket scientists. http://bit.ly/1reRpuB
No matter how you slice it: The Subtle Forces That Affect Your Appetite Via NPR
Wow! Looks just like Jiffy Pop! Someone finally went in NASA's inflatable space house and here's what happened. Via: Gizmodo
A transdisciplinary soulmate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) : Maiko Kitaoka finds elegance in unexpected places.
Got Anthropocene? Facts So Romantic for your Sunday morning ponderings. Via: Nautilus Magazine
"Math at Internet Speed" Jordan Ellenberg on Set and Croot-Lev-Pach paper. Via: Quanta Magazine
14 Books That Connect Students With Valuable Scientists' Struggles Via: KQED Science
From BioNano scaffolds to automotive composite materials, alumnus Dr. Srikanth Pilla, now at Clemson University, has the Tools!
Hope for HIV cure in CRISPR? Via: BioTechniques: The International Journal of Life Science Methods
Good thing they didn't floss! There's much to be learned here. Ancient teeth hint at influence of #microbiomes on peoples/lifestyles across space and time. Via: PNAS http://www.pnas.org/content/113/21/5764.full
This and every Memorial Day, we honor those that have paid the ultimate price for our freedom to discover.
Big happy family? #seaturtle sibs advantageous to survival. Via: Discover Magazine
Barley pop, anyone? Rediscovering 5,000 year old Chinese beer. Via: NPR
Something sweet to start your long weekend! Via: Co.Design
And the winner is... Wisconsin Institute for Discovery faculty and students honored on campus and beyond.
UK court using VR to transport jurors to the scene of the crime. @LivingEnvLab can, too! http://bit.ly/1CGbpM4 Via: Mashable