UW Life Sciences Communication professors Dietram Scheufele and Dominique Brossard conducted one of the first national surveys to gauge public opinion surrounding genome editing. Their study dove into the nuances of DNA editing — asking participants their opinions on both editing DNA for just one individual, or making changes that would be passed down through […]
Michele Doolan is the latest Democrat to announce a bid for governor. She owns a hair salon in Madison and is president of the Park Elementary PTO. WORT producer Nina Kravinsky chatted with her today.
The legislative fiscal bureau says it will take at least 25 years for Wisconsin’s incentives package for the manufacturer to break even. Officials announced last month that Foxconn plans to build a LCD display screen facility in the southeastern part of the state — the first of its kind in the country. The company says […]
The package of incentives includes $3 billion for the company over 15 years, but only as long as the 13,000 jobs Foxconn says it will bring materialize. Assembly Republican leaders say they hope the bill will hit the Assembly floor by mid-August. Representative Adam Neylon is chair of the Assembly committee on jobs and the […]
Last week, top Republicans announced at the White House that electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn plans to build a facility in Wisconsin. They’re looking at 1,000 acre parcels of land in the southeastern part of the state, and Governor Scott Walker says they’ll employ 13,000 people. Walker scheduled a special legislative session to pass a series […]
The Madison Police Department is taking to the skies, with two drones that cost the department $17,000. MPD has already used those drones, which they call Air 1 and Air 2, to search for missing dementia patients and wanted suspects — as well as to document crime scenes — since the program went live on […]