The First Quarter-Century of HIV/AIDS - Ep. 196

Pete Cohen, Department of Medicine, UW-Madison

Pete Cohen explains HIV/AIDS as a disease itself. Then he moves into presenting some of the research that led to the current understanding of the disease. He'll also cover some of the existing problems with our understanding and research.

Doing DNA: A Midsummer Night's Metaphor - Ep. 195

Tom Zinnen, Outreach Program Manager, Biotechnology Center of UW Madison & Family Living Program of UW Extension

Tom Zinnen runs through different hands-on activities and metaphors in order to demonstrate information about and create a better understanding of DNA.

Madison Weather Satellites: The Suomi Connection - Ep. 193

Jean Phillips, Senior Special Librarian and Paul Menzel, UW Senior Scientis, Space Science and Engineering Center, UW-Madison

Phillips and Menzel give some information on the city of Madison, a history of meteorological satellites, and the role that Verner Suomi plays in this combination.

Ecology of Grasslands: Implications for Biofuels - Ep. 192

Randy Jackson, Associate Professor, Department of Agronomy, UW-Madison

Randy Jackson speaks about the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) which is a new group on campus. He focuses on answering the question "can grass farming help us drive in a sustainable manner?"

IRC's, WIMR's, and Armadillos: Medical Research...

Paul DeLuca, Vice Dean, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Paul DeLuca discusses the School of Medicine and Public Health and the new Wisconsin Institute for Medical Research building.

Integrating Physics Instruction With Music - Ep. 190

Stephen Collins, Teacher, Academy of the Sacred Heart (New Orleans)

Steven Collins teaches high school physics in Louisiana. The school he works for, Lusher Charter School has a mission for integrating the arts into the children's education. Steven discusses how music can be used in his physics classroom.

Cutting Tobacco Induced Disease and Death - Ep. 187

Dr. Michael Fiore, Director, University of Wisconsin Center For Tobacco Research and Intervention

Director of the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, Dr. Mike Fiore discusses tobacco use in America and ways to change our society and alleviate dependence on the drug.

The National Stem Cell Bank at UW-Madison - Ep. 168

Derek Hei, Technical Director, UW Waisman Clinical Biomanufacturing Facility and Jordana Lenon, Public Information Officer/Outreach, Wisconsin National Primate Research Center, UW-Madison, Waisman Center

Hear all about embryonic stem cells and the work being done at the National Stem Cell Bank.

Fitting Humans and Wildlife Into The Same Space - Ep. 182

David Drake, Assistant Professor, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology, UW-Madison.

David Drake takes a closer look at the positive and negative interactions between humans and wildlife in urban settings.

The Lessons of DNA: Preventing Conviction of the Innocent...

John Pray, Clinical Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School

Professor Pray speaks of the Wisconsin Innocence Project in which DNA evidence has been used to prove inmates innocence.


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