CALS in the News (July 8

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff —

Phosphorus management system balances farms, water quality — UW-Madison Communications

Big Oil’s impact on research is debated — San Francisco Chronicle
(quotes Molly Jahn, CALS dean)

Science Camp Offers Students Experience With Stem Cells — WISC-TV3

Market memo: UW hosting global turfgrass conference — Capital Times

Professor Receives Merit Award — Wisconsin State Journal

UW lab bid needed more local support — Racine Journal Times

Human vanity creating bio-tech jobs in Wisconsin — Wisc. Public Radio
About the late FRI scientist Ed Schantz and his botox work.
(If the story is no longer posted, click the News Stories & Audio Archives link.)

Town of Dunn escapes infection – Isthmus

Catching the insect bug: Insect Ambassadors spread their fascination with the six-legged world — CALS Communcations, UW Communications

UW-Madison snubbed; why? — Wisconsin State Journal

UW-Madison Passed Over For Bio-Defense Lab – WISC-TV 3

Sites in 5 states are finalists for national germ lab (AP) — Racine Journal Time

UW loses bid for bio-threat laboratory — Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Feds reject WI bid for animal disease lab — Wisconsin Radio Network

Mentor building new plant at UW research park — Milwaukee Business Journal

$24 million lab set to open in ‘08 – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dirt boosts prion disease, study says — Milw. Journal-Sentinel

UW Study Says CWD Could Be Transmitted By Soil – NBC 15

UW research shows soil minerals boost CWD infections – Wisconsin Radio Network

UW and bioenergy fuel growth – Channel

Elk Mound elm towers above the rest – Dunn Co. News
(quotes Ray Guries, Forest and Wildlife Ecology)

Agency Halts Risky Research on Microbes at Texas A&M – Chronicle of Higher Education

Bruce Jones: UW should fix error, bring back baseball — Capital Times

Competitor with Botox plans Madison factory — Wisconsin State Journal

Keep door open for biofuel plants — Wisconsin State Journal Editorial

Federal Money For Grazing Ending; State Could Pick Up Part of Shortfall — Agri-View

UW-Madison Depts Merger to Form Forest & Wildlife Ecology School — Wisconsin Ag Connection

Budget would cut from UW System
— Wisconsin State Journal

Prominent Researchers Join the Attack on Stem Cell Patents
— Science-AAAS

The Hortibot — Technology Review