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Increase Lapham, Wisconsin’s First Scientist

On an early summer evening in 1836, the steamship New York docked on the Milwaukee lakefront and a young naturalist ...

Wisconsin’s Brewsters Share What They Love About Beer

Among the dozens of craft breweries around Wisconsin, women run the show in only three of them. Jamie Baertsch has ...

Paranormal Investigators Look For Ghosts In Milwaukee

Milwaukee journalist Tea Krulos spent over a year meeting individuals who have made it their life's passion to hunt down ...

Geologists Rewrite The Story Of Wisconsin’s Boaz Mastodon

This year marks a major anniversary for one of Wisconsin’s most famous fossils. But before they could celebrate, Madison geologists ...

Topographical Textiles

Quilting may be centuries old but artist Leah Evans makes quilts that are far from traditional. Inspired by maps, aerial ...

UW Professor Teaches A Dairy Sensory Evaluation Course

States like California may cultivate wine taste-testers; but here in Wisconsin, we develop dairy taste-testers. For 36 years, UW-Madison Emeritus ...

Cancer Doctor Becomes Cancer Patient

Just two weeks into his career as a cancer researcher in Madison, Dustin Deming was diagnosed with the very cancer ...

DNR Biologist Uses Radio Transmitters To Track Wood Turtles

Carly Lapin is a Department of Natural Resources Conservation Biologist assigned to study wood turtles in northern Wisconsin.  She will use ...

Woman Recalls First Flight In A Glider And Her Forty Years Of Soaring Since

As a child, Judy Ruprecht dreamt she could fly like a bird As a teenager, she went for a flight ...

Botanical Artist Creates Flora And Fauna Illustrations

Kandis Elliot understands she has an “old-timey” job.  Back in the 1800’s scientists relied on artists to illustrate textbooks and ...

Stream Monitor

Across the country, trained volunteers monitor the condition of local streams, lakes, and wetlands. Writer Mary Ellen Gabriel tells us ...

Glass Blower Creates Custom Instruments For Chemists

When UW-Madison chemists need to outfit their latest research experiment, they don’t turn to a mail order catalog for their ...

Group Of Monona Students Head To The Antarctic Research Station

Watch as three students at Monona Grove High School and their teacher, Juan Botilla, travel to Chile in an attempt ...

Celestial Photographer Captures Madison’s Night Sky

John Rummel is an avid photographer who loves to work at night… in fact, he must work at night. John ...

UW-La Crosse Professor Debunks Common Health Myths

La Crosse professor Brian Udermann is on a mission to debunk common health myths - many of which we may ...