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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    The Bionic Ear

    Ruth Litovsky discusses the use of cochlear implants to enhance hearing.

    The Bionic Ear

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    Mysteries of Glacier Slip and Landform Development

    Luke Zoet explains how glaciers move and create new landforms.

    Mysteries of Glacier Slip and Landform Development

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    Links Between Sow Nutrition and Piglet Deformities

    Tom Crenshaw explores the connection between Vitamin D and the health of the piglet.

    Links Between Sow Nutrition and Piglet Deformities

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    Genetics of Complex Traits in Dogs

    Peter Muir discusses a canine focused genome-wide association study (GWAS).

    Genetics of Complex Traits in Dogs

    Video thumbnail: University Place Earth’s Long-Term Biogeochemical Evolution

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    Earth’s Long-Term Biogeochemical Evolution

    Shanan Peters explores earth’s biochemical evolution over the past 2.5 billion years.

    Earth’s Long-Term Biogeochemical Evolution

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    The UW-Madison Arboretum

    Brad Herrick shares the history and restoration priorities of the UW-Madison Arboretum.

    The UW-Madison Arboretum

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    Groundwater Pumping in the Central Sands

    George Kraft discusses the impact of high-capacity wells on groundwater levels.

    Groundwater Pumping in the Central Sands

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    You Can Be a Hero: Paired Kidney Exchange

    Joshua Mezrich discusses the intricacies of kidney and other human organ transplants.

    You Can Be a Hero: Paired Kidney Exchange

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    Sleep and Society

    Matthew Wolf-Meyer discusses how industrialization has changed our sleep patterns.

    Sleep and Society

    Video thumbnail: University Place The Science of Dairy Milk Harvesting

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    The Science of Dairy Milk Harvesting

    John Penry focuses on milk production and discusses the ongoing research at UW-Madison.

    The Science of Dairy Milk Harvesting

    Video thumbnail: University Place A Wisconsin Heart Transplant

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    A Wisconsin Heart Transplant

    A heart transplant recipient, his surgeon, care team and the heart donor’s mother.

    A Wisconsin Heart Transplant

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    Tick-Borne Disease in Wisconsin

    Susan Paskewitz discusses deer and wood ticks and tick-borne disease research.

    Tick-Borne Disease in Wisconsin

    Video thumbnail: University Place The Storm That Sank the Edmund Fitzgerald

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    The Storm That Sank the Edmund Fitzgerald

    Steve Ackerman analyzes the weather systems at the time the Edmund Fitzgerald sank.

    The Storm That Sank the Edmund Fitzgerald

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    Insect Transmission of Viruses

    Thomas German discusses how virus infected insects pass on diseases.

    Insect Transmission of Viruses

    Video thumbnail: University Place Unraveling Bacterial Biofilm Development

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    Unraveling Bacterial Biofilm Development

    Julia Nepper explains how bacteria unite to form biofilms.

    Unraveling Bacterial Biofilm Development

    Video thumbnail: University Place Willard Grosvenor Bleyer and UW Journalism

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    Willard Grosvenor Bleyer and UW Journalism

    Caitlin Cieslik-Miskimen shares the legacy of journalist Willard Grosvenor Bleyer.

    Willard Grosvenor Bleyer and UW Journalism

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    From AIDS to Zika

    David O’Connor discusses what is currently known about complications from the Zika virus.

    From AIDS to Zika

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    Cranes: Ambassadors for Conservation

    Richard Beilfuss discusses the connection between cranes and the health of ecosystems.

    Cranes: Ambassadors for Conservation

    Video thumbnail: University Place Advanced Geostationary Weather Satellites

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    Advanced Geostationary Weather Satellites

    Tim Schmit discusses the weather satellite system known as GOES.

    Advanced Geostationary Weather Satellites

    Video thumbnail: University Place Audiology Takes on Noise

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    Audiology Takes on Noise

    Melanie Buhr-Lawler, Rachael Jocewicz and Timothy Kuckuk discuss hearing loss prevention.

    Audiology Takes on Noise

    Video thumbnail: University Place The Opioid Crisis: A Historical Perspective

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    The Opioid Crisis: A Historical Perspective

    June Dahl provides the history of opium and opioid analgesics and discusses their uses.

    The Opioid Crisis: A Historical Perspective

    Video thumbnail: University Place Crane Health: Avian Medicine in Conservation

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    Crane Health: Avian Medicine in Conservation

    Barry Hartup keeps cranes healthy at the International Crane Foundation.

    Crane Health: Avian Medicine in Conservation

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    The UW Urban Canid Project

    David Drake discusses how coyotes and foxes survive in an urban environment.

    The UW Urban Canid Project

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    Preserving Native Languages in Wisconsin

    Monica Macaulay and Rand Valentine share the history of spoken Native American languages.

    Preserving Native Languages in Wisconsin