CALS in the News for the Week of February 5 – 11

In the News

Researchers warn that social media may be ‘fundamentally at odds’ with science
TechCrunch via Yahoo! News, 2/10/22
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Indigenous farmers are ‘rematriating’ centuries-old seeds to plant a movement
Popular Science, 2/10/22
Mentioned: Claire Luby, Alumna, Horticulture

Podcast: Merging supermassive black holes, and communicating science in the age of social media
Science, 2/10/22
Interviewed: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Democratic U.S. Senate candidates want more rural votes. Can they get them?
Wisconsin State Journal, 2/5/22
Quoted: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Applied Population Laboratory

Know Your Madisonian: Capitol Lakes cook found niche interacting with residents
Wisconsin State Journal, 2/6/22
Mentioned: James F. Crow, Deceased, Genetics

Debunked: Are cold temperatures making you sick?
The Badger Herald, 2/8/22
Quoted: Ann Palmenberg, Biochemistry

Emphasize agronomy 101 and genetics
Brownfield Ag News, 2/7/22
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Dairy expert: Good year for milk prices ahead
Wisconsin State Farmer, 2/9/22
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability
Mentioned: Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Renk Agribusiness Institute

Milk prices rebound, but margins could be thin
Hoard’s Dairyman, 2/9/22
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Of Interest

Climate change is altering the smell of snow
Washington Post, 2/11/22

UW-Madison Chancellor: Polarization among major threats to campus
Wisconsin Public Radio, 2/10/22



CALS in the News is a weekly selection of media stories quoting or mentioning CALS faculty, staff, students, alumni, research and programs. Other stories of interest to the UW–Madison community and those in the fields of agriculture and the life sciences are also included. This list is produced by CALS External Relations. Read more about our mission and methodology for curating this list.