Science http://wuwm.com en Dr. Michio Kaku Focuses on the Future of the Mind http://wuwm.com/post/dr-michio-kaku-focuses-future-mind <p></p><p>Phenomena like telepathy, video-taping our dreams, implanting new memories into our brains, or performing telekinesis have long been the province of science fiction. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:23:02 +0000 Bonnie North & Brooke Dowden 34121 at http://wuwm.com Dr. Michio Kaku Focuses on the Future of the Mind Former Fashion Photographer Aims to Create 'New Standard of Beauty' Beyond Physical Differences http://wuwm.com/post/former-fashion-photographer-aims-create-new-standard-beauty-beyond-physical-differences <p>Photographer <a href="http://positiveexposure.org/about-the-program-2/rick-guidotti/" target="_blank">Rick Guidotti</a> has spent his career capturing beauty on film. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:17:52 +0000 Stephanie Lecci & Eleanor Peterson 28457 at http://wuwm.com Former Fashion Photographer Aims to Create 'New Standard of Beauty' Beyond Physical Differences ESSAY: Mixing Methane and International Politics Is a Gas, Gas, Gas http://wuwm.com/post/essay-mixing-methane-and-international-politics-gas-gas-gas <p></p><p></p><p>Could a molecule composed of one carbon atom and four hydrogen atoms ignite Armageddon? Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:18:56 +0000 Judy Steininger 28462 at http://wuwm.com ESSAY: Mixing Methane and International Politics Is a Gas, Gas, Gas How Astronomers Conduct Research http://wuwm.com/post/how-astronomers-conduct-research <p>When the whole universe is out there to explore, how do astronomers decide what questions they want to ask? Fri, 28 Feb 2014 23:45:47 +0000 Eleanor Peterson, Bonnie North & Jean Creighton 25722 at http://wuwm.com How Astronomers Conduct Research Magnetic Resonance Imaging Evolving at GE, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare http://wuwm.com/post/magnetic-resonance-imaging-evolving-ge-wheaton-franciscan-healthcare <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p>A few months ago, we brought you a story about making imaging machines, like CT scanners, <a href="http://wuwm.com/post/scary-ct-scans-get-kid-friendly-makeover" target="_blank">more child-friendly</a>.&nbsp; The issue was that the devices were so intimidating to children that it was affecting the ability of technicians to get good results. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 19:17:58 +0000 Craig Wiroll & Mitch Teich 24382 at http://wuwm.com Magnetic Resonance Imaging Evolving at GE, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare UWM Scientists Get Multi-Million Dollar Grant to X-Ray Proteins and Viruses http://wuwm.com/post/uwm-scientists-get-multi-million-dollar-grant-x-ray-proteins-and-viruses <p></p><p></p><p>We all know X-rays can help doctors see our bones and teeth, but a team of UWM scientists will be using one revolutionary X-ray machine to look at something slightly smaller: our molecules. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 18:45:37 +0000 Stephanie Lecci & Bonnie North 23492 at http://wuwm.com UWM Scientists Get Multi-Million Dollar Grant to X-Ray Proteins and Viruses NASA's Chandra X-Ray Telescope Explores Universe's Hot Spots http://wuwm.com/post/nasas-chandra-x-ray-telescope-explores-universes-hot-spots <p></p><p></p><p>In 2005, Marquette University established the George Coyne lecture series on Astronomy and Astrophysics. Each year since then, the University invites a distinguished speaker to campus to deliver a talk. And every year, Lake Effect has interviewed those speakers, beginning with Father Coyne himself in 2006.</p><p>In September 2013, that speaker was Harvey Tananbaum.&nbsp; Dr. Tananbaum is the director of NASA’s <a href="http://http://chandra.harvard.edu/" target="_blank">Chandra X-Ray Observatory</a> at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Boston.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 23:30:10 +0000 Bonnie North 22571 at http://wuwm.com NASA's Chandra X-Ray Telescope Explores Universe's Hot Spots Milwaukee Astronomer Will Fly High into Stratosphere Aboard NASA Aircraft http://wuwm.com/post/milwaukee-astronomer-will-fly-high-stratosphere-aboard-nasa-aircraft <p></p><p>A Milwaukee astronomer is about to take the trip of a lifetime, traveling 45,000 feet into the sky aboard a NASA aircraft. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 21:48:32 +0000 Bonnie North, Kathryn Buggs & Stephanie Lecci 22569 at http://wuwm.com Milwaukee Astronomer Will Fly High into Stratosphere Aboard NASA Aircraft Are You Obese Because Grandma Starved? Milwaukee Researcher Says It's Possible http://wuwm.com/post/are-you-obese-because-grandma-starved-milwaukee-researcher-says-its-possible <p></p><p>We all know our inherited DNA shapes us, but a Milwaukee researcher says how our parents - and even our grandparents - lived could also affect our genes. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 23:36:58 +0000 Mitch Teich, Stephanie Lecci & Eleanor Peterson 21993 at http://wuwm.com Are You Obese Because Grandma Starved? Milwaukee Researcher Says It's Possible 2013's Top 5 Astronomical Stories http://wuwm.com/post/2013s-top-5-astronomical-stories <p>Throughout 2013, Dr. Jean Creighton kept her eye on astronomical news. From a fireball in Russia to the Kepler Telescope, Creighton highlights her top five stories of the year. Mon, 23 Dec 2013 20:00:28 +0000 Eleanor Peterson, Bonnie North & Jean Creighton 20655 at http://wuwm.com 2013's Top 5 Astronomical Stories