Science http://wxpr.org en Studying Science, For Art http://wxpr.org/post/studying-science-art <p>A group of art students traveled to the Northwoods last week...for a dose of science. &nbsp;Students at the Milwaukee Institute for Art and Design spent a week at the Kemp Station Natural Resources Station near Woodruff.&nbsp;</p><p>It may surprise some people to find art students also interested in science, but to Maddy Dall, it’s totally natural.</p><blockquote><p>“I’ve always really been interested in paleontology especially – so like dinosaurs.&nbsp; I always told myself if I could draw dinosaurs I’d be a happy person – so scientific illustration really appealed to me.”</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 13199 at http://wxpr.org Studying Science, For Art Landmark Study Ending on Little Rock http://wxpr.org/post/landmark-study-ending-little-rock <p>Thirty years of scientific study on a Vilas County lake will come to an end on Monday.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 20:46:08 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 5600 at http://wxpr.org Landmark Study Ending on Little Rock Small Lake, Big Picture http://wxpr.org/post/small-lake-big-picture <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Say you’re a scientist who studies lakes. &nbsp;How do you choose </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">which</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> one to to study?&nbsp; Chances are you’ll pick one that’s a pretty good size…like Trout Lake, or Crystal Lake.&nbsp; You might pick one with a lot of species of fish, or one the public uses for recreation.&nbsp; But what about the tiny lakes…the backyard ones so small they may not even have names, or the ones that dry up completely when it doesn’t rain for a while? Fri, 12 Jul 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski & Matthew Rethaber 4926 at http://wxpr.org Small Lake, Big Picture GLEON: the Science of Team Science http://wxpr.org/post/gleon-science-team-science <p>Many people come to the Northwoods to get away from the rest of the world. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But at the University of Wisconsin&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Limnology</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Research Station at Trout Lake, scientists are trying to do just the opposite. &nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 4151 at http://wxpr.org GLEON: the Science of Team Science