A protein that makes skin cancer cells more…

Squamous cell carcinoma is a common type of skin cancer, usually affecting skin that is exposed to the damaging ultraviolet rays of the sun. A research team led by dermatologist Teruki Yanagi and Professor Shigetsugu…

Leafcutter ants’ success due to more than crop…

Genetic analysis finds leafcutter ants originated in South America [caption id="attachment_15193" align="alignnone" width="800"] Leafcutter ants (Photo by By Geoff Gallice from Gainesville, FL, USA)[/caption] HOUSTON -- A complex genetic analysis has biologists re-evaluating some long-held…

Green spaces in cities help control floods, store…

[caption id="attachment_14669" align="alignnone" width="775"] Carly Ziter conducts field work in a restored urban prairie in Turville Point Conservation Park in Madison. PHOTO BY ERIC PEDERSEN[/caption] For many ecologists, fieldwork involves majestic mountains or rushing rivers…

GreenHouse program coordinator blends sustainability, student life

[caption id="attachment_14553" align="alignnone" width="775"] Alan Turnquist (second from left) with GreenHouse students at Leopold Residence Hall. There, they explore sustainability and agricultural systems through seminars and hands-on experiences integrated with residential life. PHOTO: JOEL NINMANN[/caption]…