Would you bike more around Madison if it weren’t for a particularly sketchy intersection? What If you had a more connected bike path network? Earlier this year a group of local cyclists launched Madison Bikes, an advocacy group with the goal of making the city’s bicycling network more accessible and comfortable for people. In fact, […]
The Virginia-based Treatment Advocacy Center recently found that a mentally ill person in America is sixteen times more likely to be shot dead by the police than is someone in good mental health. To address these shortcomings, the National Council for Behavioral Health is joining with the International Association of Chiefs of Police in a […]
Democratic candidate for U.S Senator Russ Feingold joins Brian Standing once again from the campaign trail.
WORT’s news reporter Helena White has just spent the summer traveling around Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois learning more about Black Hawk and the Black Hawk War. Over the summer she retraced the route of the war, visiting historic sites along the route and conducting interviews with Native historians. The story has been made into […]
The Wisconsin Science Festival starts this Thursday, October 20th and runs until Sunday, October 23rd, featuring events at 86 different venues in 36 communities across Wisconsin. Some of the highlights this year include: snapshots of Wisconsin Wildlife, a whole series of lectures entitled “talk nerdy to me,” a robot zoo, the ever-popular Gong-Show themed “Big […]
We can access multi-scale images of the earth, to visualize massive continents and zoom into tiny cars parked in our driveway. However, we lack the technology to visualize the entire human body and zoom into a particular cell of interest. Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing talks to University of Wisconsin Biomedical Engineer Melissa Skala […]