CALS In the News (May 28-June 8, 2007)

News stories about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff

Second Life, or Not – ScienceNow
(quotes Fred Blattner, genetics)

Fateful Voice of a Generation Still Drowns Out Real Science – New York Times
(recalls late CALS bacteriologist Ira Baldwin’ 1962 review of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring)

Editorial: NBAF Lab would be a plus – Milw. Journal Sentinel

UW 1907 research started awareness of vitamins — Wisconsin State Journal

The Cicadas Are Coming…Just Not to Madison – WKOW TV
(quotes Phil Pelletteri, entomology)

Cicadas emerge to scratch a 17-year itch – Milw. Journal-Sentinel
(quotes Phil Pelletteri, entomology)

State farmers celebrate boon on milk price bonanza – The Capital Times

Study explores effectiveness of rain gardens – UW Communications

Dietetics students help kids make edible jewelry at farmers’ market – CALS Communications

Bike ride will raise funds to educate dairy, livestock farmers – CALS Communications

Issues of Interest

Groups to respond to WARF’s patent defense – The Business Journal of Milwaukee

WARF to appeal cancellation of stem-cell patents — Wisconsin Public Radio

UW-Madison leads the way in osteoporosis research – Wisc. Radio Network

UW woos minorities — Capital Times

Vet School works to keep grads on the farm – Wisc. State Journal

Doyle: Funding is Critical For UW System – NBC 15 TV

Will Warming Lead to a Rise in Hurricanes? – New York Times