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Sharing The World of Science with Wisconsin and Sharing...

Larry Meiller, UW-Madison Emeritus Professor and Wisconsin Public Radio host
Steve Paulson, Executive Producer of "To the Best of Our Knowledge", Life Sciences Communication & WHA Radio

Larry Meiller talks about his radio show which discusses environmental issues and how-to's topics. Steve Paulson tells of being an interviewer for "To the Best of Our Knowledge", TTBOOK.

Plastic Surgery Training in Nicaragua - Ep. 179

Delora Mount, MD, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, UW-Madison

Delora Mount speaks about her experience with UW Division of Plastic Surgery and the international survey trips they have done.

H5N1 Avian Flu and Swine Influenza - Ep. 146

Allen Bateman and Christina Carlson

Christina Carlson talks about human infections due to avian viruses. Allen Bateman speaks about swin influenza. They work together at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the cell and molecular bilogy training program.

The Science of Chaos - Ep. 145

Clint Sprott, Professor, Department of Physics, UW-Madison

Learn about the science of chaos as Clint Sprott, a professor at UW-Madison, demonstrates and explains what chaos is all about, and why some people are devoting their careers to it.

New Uses in Research and Outreach for the UW Zoology...

Laura Halverson, Registrar, Zoology Museum, UW-Madison

Laura Halverson from the Zoology Museum at the University of Wisconsin-Madison gives a virtual tour of the museum.

Hummingbirds: From Your Yard to Costa Rica and Back - Ep....

Bill Hilton, Jr., Operation Rubythroat

The principal investigator for Operation Rubythroat, Bill Hilton, Jr., discusses the Hummingbird Project and hummingbirds as they fly from your backyard to Costa Rica and back. Learn about hummingbird banding, facts, ecology, behavior, how they stand in the big picture, and the connections between the United States and Costa Rica in terms of hummingbirds.

25th Season Celebration - Ep. 361

Clint Sprott Professor, Department of Physics, UW-Madison.

Since 1984, The Wonders of Physics has educated and entertained thousands of schoolchildren, families, and the general public. At the 25th anniversary show time machine brings visitors from different eras to talk about the evolution of the science. Many concepts of physics are illustrated in the process.

Biofuels Sustainability: A Biogeochemical Challenge - Ep....

Phil Robertson, Professor, W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Michigan State University

He talks about the different facets to the economic, environmental, and social sustainability of cropping systems as well as food security. He addresses the doubt some are having about the reliability of biofuels and focuses a lot on biogeochemistry.

Conflict of Interest in Clinical Trials - Ep. 138

Paul DeLuca, Vice Dean, UW School of Medicine and Public Health, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies

Paul DeLuca discusses the conflict of interest in clinical trials in the medical field today. He talks about the national perspective, and he discusses the perspective in Wisconsin and how the conflict is being managed.

Out of the O.R. and Into the Office: The Future of Upper...

Seth Dailey, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, UW-Madison

Learn all about unsedated office-based procedures in laryngology with Seth Dailey. He explains what they do in the larynx, trachea, and esophagus. By incorporating a few video demonstrations, he shows us what is possible with technology today that used to be considered undoable.

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