Wednesday Nite @ the Lab

WN@tL runs every Wednesday night, 50 times a year, and the topics cover the full range of science, engineering and technology research at UW-Madison, from astronomy to zoology, and from bioethics to biomedical engineering.

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Studying Tropical Cyclones with Satellites

Tropical cyclones, the research thats being done, and global warning by Howard Berger

Studying Tropical Cyclones with Satellites

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How Computer Games Help Children Learn

Computer games teaches children how to solve real problems and valuable life skills

How Computer Games Help Children Learn

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The Science of Halloween Candy

Rich Hartel talks about the production of candy

The Science of Halloween Candy

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Perspectives from a Scientist and Dean

Learn about the future of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

Perspectives from a Scientist and Dean

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Stem Cells and the Heart

Explore heart disease, stem cell research and cardiac regenerative medicine.

Stem Cells and the Heart

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YOUR Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene

How does the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene affect the people of Wisconsin?

YOUR Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene

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We Conserve

Faramarz Vakili explains energy consumption at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

We Conserve

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Shapely Bacteria: Slender Cells with Lovely Curves

Doug Weibel shares his enthusiasm about bacteria and the research he has done.

Shapely Bacteria: Slender Cells with Lovely Curves

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75th Anniversary of Warfarin

The history behind Warfarin and Karl Paul Link's life

75th Anniversary of Warfarin

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How Does A Thing Like That Work

David Willey demonstrates Newton's three Laws with fun physics experiments

How Does A Thing Like That Work

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Envisioning Real Utopias

The "Real Utopias Project" investigates utopia as a discussion and as a real application

Envisioning Real Utopias

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Hummingbirds: From Your Yard to Costa Rica and Back

Learn about the Hummingbird Project and hummingbirds as they fly to Costa Rica and back

Hummingbirds: From Your Yard to Costa Rica and Back

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The Science of Chaos

Learn what chaos is all about from Clint Sprott

The Science of Chaos

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Science, Wisconsin and the World

Larry Meiller and Steve Paulson discuss their work for Wisconsin Public Radio.

Science, Wisconsin and the World

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Exploring the Nanoworld

Kimberly Duncan and Katie Cadwell both speak about nanotechnology.

Exploring the Nanoworld

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The Roles of Plants in Sustaining Health

The health benefits of natural foods compared to pharmaceutical drugs.

The Roles of Plants in Sustaining Health

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Pyrosequencing and Influenza Antiviral Resistance

Using pyrosequencing in research, and influenza and the efficacy of antivirals.

Pyrosequencing and Influenza Antiviral Resistance

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The UW Survey Center

Learn about the University of Wisconsin Survey Center and the research being done there

The UW Survey Center

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Earthquake Faults at the Bottom of the Ocean

Study the wonders of earthquakes, faults, and plate tectonics with Professor Harold Tobin.

Earthquake Faults at the Bottom of the Ocean

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Bacterial Infections in Three Dimensions

Explore the pros and cons of infections with Professor Katrina Forest.

Bacterial Infections in Three Dimensions

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What's Happening to My TV? Digital Television and YOU!

The history of television over the years and the current movement away from antenna TVs.

What's Happening to My TV? Digital Television and YOU!

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How Do Infants Learn Language?

Professor Jenny Saffran explains how babies learn language.

How Do Infants Learn Language?

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Preventing Conviction of the Innocent

Co-founder of the Wisconsin Innocence Project John Pray tells us about the lessons of DNA.

Preventing Conviction of the Innocent

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Astrobiology: Life in Space?

What in the heavens is astrobiology? Clark Johnson tells all.

Astrobiology: Life in Space?

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Cutting Tobacco Induced Disease and Death

Mike Fiore speaks on the physiology, public, policy, and history of tobacco.

Cutting Tobacco Induced Disease and Death

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Moving Inventions from the Lab to the Marketplace

Mike Bugher speaks about what it takes to start and keep a university research park.

Moving Inventions from the Lab to the Marketplace

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Integrating Physics Instruction With Music

Steven Collins talks about integrating music into physics education.

Integrating Physics Instruction With Music

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Medical Research Facilities in the 21st Century

Paul DeLuca and the new $135 million Wisconsin Institue for Medical Research building.

Medical Research Facilities in the 21st Century

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Ecology of Grasslands: Implications for Biofuels

Randy Jackson looks at the potential of grass farming and the GLBRC.

Ecology of Grasslands: Implications for Biofuels

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Madison Weather Satellites: The Suomi Connection

Jean Phillips and Paul Menzel talk about the history of meteorological satellites.

Madison Weather Satellites: The Suomi Connection

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The First Quarter-Century of HIV/AIDS

Pete Cohen speaks about the first 25 years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

The First Quarter-Century of HIV/AIDS

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A Legacy of Ingenuity: Har Gobind Khorana

Aseem Ansari talks about Nobel Prize winner Professor Har Gobind Khorana.

A Legacy of Ingenuity: Har Gobind Khorana

Video thumbnail: University Place UW Madison's First Nobel Laureate: Joshua Lederberg

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UW Madison's First Nobel Laureate: Joshua Lederberg

Professors Millard Susman and James Crow speak about Joshua Lederberg.

UW Madison's First Nobel Laureate: Joshua Lederberg

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Cucumber Mitochondria Break All The Rules

Mike Havey, a breeder of cucumbers, discusses his research and unusual findings.

Cucumber Mitochondria Break All The Rules

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Eavesdropping on the Inner Life of Cells

Scott Topper explores the basics of genes and gene expression.

Eavesdropping on the Inner Life of Cells

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Science in the Great War

Professor Richard Staley talks abou tthe history of science in relation to World War I.

Science in the Great War

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An Eye on Cancer

Arthur Polans of UW Eye Research Institute discusses role in cancer research.

An Eye on Cancer

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How Parents of Autistic Children View Science

Noah Feinstein looks into science education and the public's engagement.

How Parents of Autistic Children View Science

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Pharmaecomomics and Epigenetics

Anesthesia is at the forefront of the translation of pharmacogenetic research.

Pharmaecomomics and Epigenetics

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Allen Centennial Garden's Vision

Learn the history the Allen Centennial Gardens and how they will adopt to changing needs.

Allen Centennial Garden's Vision

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Growing Tissue in the Laboratory

Dr. Wan-Ju Li speaks of his work with tissue engineering on muscle and skeletal tissue.

Growing Tissue in the Laboratory

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Wildlife Disease and Why You Should Care

Learn about biological and other impacts for society associated with wildlife disease.

Wildlife Disease and Why You Should Care

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Molecular Biology of Breast Cancer

Dr. Gould's laboratory focuses on breast cancer genetics.

Molecular Biology of Breast Cancer

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A New Approach to Paleoclimate

Ian Orland explains research on ancient climate change and the effects on past cultures.

A New Approach to Paleoclimate