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For many school children, the summer months mean a lack of adequate food, including a well-balanced school lunch on a daily basis.
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As Wisconsin sweats in the midst of a July heatwave, a report shows that global warming could lead to a jump in dangerous high summer temperatures in the state. UW Nelson Institute for Climatic Research researcher Michael Notaro discusses the study and what it means.
Talk of political polarization — epitomized by the growing divide between Republicans and Democrats — is ubiquitous these days.
Its gaze stretches far beyond Earth's confines, and it's taken part in astronomy research around the planet, but when the sun sets, the Burnham telescope calls Wisconsin home.
Tracking global croplands and how they are changing is a massive, pressing and complex undertaking made possible by advances in remote sensing and computing.
The ability to issue partial vetoes of appropriations bills has allowed Wisconsin governors since 1930 to wield a quasi-legislative power that can substantially — and sometimes controversially — alter the text and implications of appropriations bills with little if any legislative input.
The easiest way to identify odorous house ants isn't by sight, but by smell.
Wisconsin is home to an awful lot of lakes. What defines a healthy lake?
Black flies — also called "buffalo gnats" due to their humpbacked appearance — are deceptive creatures for their small size.
As recently as 2013, water levels on most of the Great Lakes were very low. But since 2014 the issue has been too much water, not too little.