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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.

Organ Engineering & Skin Regeneration - Ep. 135

Sean Palecek, Associate Professor, Chemical & Biological Engineering; Biomedical Engineering, UW Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center

Sean Palecek talks about tissue engineering, specifically skin for regenerative medicine, how his lab is trying to regenerate skin from embryonic stem cells, and how stem cells can be used in therapeutic applications.

Ancient Glacial Lakes of Wisconsin - Ep. 133

Tom Hooyer, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, UW-Madison

Tom Hooyer, a glacial geologist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, talks about the history of the great glacial lakes within the borders of Wisconsin and discusses the effects climate change had on them.

Neural Regeneration: From Plasticity to Parkinson's - Ep....

Clive Svendsen, Professor, Anatomy and Neurology, UW Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center

Clive Svendsen discusses the neurological disease called Parkinson's Disease, stem cells and how they may be used in transplantation therapies. He also talks about some of the therapies that are being thought about using stem cells.

How Does A Thing Like That Work - Ep. 130

David Willey, Professor, Department of Physics, University of Pittsburgh

Watch David Willey, a professor at the University of Pitsburgh, as he explores the laws of physics, including Newton's Three Laws, through many fun demonstrations and experiments.

Drawing Attention to Nanotechnology - Ep. 129

Michael Lynch, Professor, Director of Graduate Studies in Science & Technology Studies, Cornell University

Michael Lynch explores the history of nanotechnology before discussing his own work with visualization, electron microscopy, and his research project.

Prevention and Early Treatment Strategies for Type 1...

Brandon Nathan, M, Pediatric Endocrinologist, University of Minnesota

Brandon Nathan speaks about the clinical work being done that the University of Minnesota, studies nationwide, and international research regarding the prevention and early treatment strategies for type 1 Diabetes.

Shapely Bacteria: Slender Cells with Lovely Curves - Ep. 117

Doug Weibel, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, UW-Madison

Learn about bacteria cell shape, why it's important, and the technique for controlling it as Doug Weibel lectures about his passions: biology, chemistry, and physics. He gives a brief background before getting into the research he has done and the techniques used to control the movements and shapes of bacteria.

We Conserve - Ep. 116

Faramarz Vakili, Associate Director of UW-Madison Physcial Plant

Faramarz Vakili sheds light on the energy consumption of UW-Madison's facilities and explains the plans for reducing expenses. As standards and expectations in crease, so does the cost of electricity and water. Listen to the statistics about energy spending and what the future holds for lowering the overall costs.

The Evaluation and Treatment of Scoliosis - Ep. 147

James J. McCarthy, MD, Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. James J. McCarthy talks about the evaluation and treatment of scoliosis. He discusses the anatomy, etiology, what goes on during a physical exam, radiographic exam, the demographics, non-surgical treatments, surgical treatments, the new ideas and new ways scoliosis is being treated.

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