In 2017, the Trump administration instructed the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to avoid seven words –not George Carlin’s seven words you can’t say on the radio — […]
WI State Parks Extraordinary Geology & Natural History
Back when tropical Wisconsin had just started its journey northward from the equator, there were 15,000 foot high mountains here. Remember? No? How about the giant inland seas before that? […]
Whales Back Then, and Whales Today
Host Brian Standing is joined by author and Princeton Professor, D. Graham Burnett to discuss his latest publication, titled “The Sounding of the Whale”.
Climate Change: The Prequel
The scientific evidence is in: human-influenced climate change is real and it started 5,000 years ago. UW Researcher Feng He joins us to tell us more.
Promiscuous Globe-Trotting Fungi Pee Beer
How a tiny species of yeast traveled from South American Patagonia to German Bavaria 500 years ago and helped create lager beer. Geneticist and yeast expert Chris Todd Hittinger brings us the story.
What's Living in Your Belly Button?
Think biological field work, and most people think of exotic Amazonian rainforests or the Serengeti plains of Africa. Few think of the plethora of things living in our own backyard, […]