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Wisconsin's Top 10 Insect Trends Of 2018
Feb. 19, 2019 | 8 a.m.
In 2018, insects stood out in the state — there were no arachnids or other types of arthropods that made as much of an impression as the organisms on this list.
As Number Of Wisconsin's Women Legislators Stalls, Partisan Mix Shifts
Feb. 14, 2019 | 3 p.m.
November 6, 2018 marked an historic election in the United States due to the unprecedented numbers of women elected to state and national offices. These results, however, were not equally distributed between the two major political parties.
Series: Local Food Science
Distinctive Hybrid Grapes Shape The Wild Midwest Of Winemaking
Feb. 11, 2019 | 7 p.m.
In places where the common grape vine recoils from the cold, old and new hybrid varieties are supporting a growing commitment to viticulture in the Midwest.
Series: Foxconn In Wisconsin
Foxconn's 'State Visit Project' And The Art Of Relationship Building
Harvard Business School
Feb. 7, 2019 | 1 p.m.
The confusion over Foxconn paints a picture of different ways politics and industrial development are conducted in China versus the United States.
Series: The Yahara Watershed
New Tools Help Make Early Detection Of Invasive Species Easier
Jan. 30, 2019 | 11:25 a.m.
Since funding, gear and time are limited, scientists often can only sample for invasive species over small fractions of vulnerable areas.
The Power of Computer Models To Inform Groundwater Disputes
Jan. 17, 2019 | 8 a.m.
In water-rich Wisconsin, the use of groundwater for municipal water systems and agricultural irrigation can lead to conflict.
Cartogram: Wisconsin's 2018 Election For Governor
UW Applied Population Lab
Jan. 16, 2019 | 11 a.m.
Gov. Tony Evers carried Wisconsin's 2018 election for governor by a narrow margin of 1.1 percent, which accounted for just under 30,000 votes statewide.
Mapping Wisconsin In A New Way
UW Applied Population Lab
Jan. 15, 2019 | 11 a.m.
Cartograms can highlight the difference between places with large populations and places with large amounts of land and/or water, but which have small populations.
When UW Arboretum Restoration Research Fired Up An Oscar-Winning Disney Doc
Jan. 9, 2019 | 10 a.m.
In the early 1950s, the Walt Disney Company moved beyond animated cartoons to nature films. It was at that point Madison became part of nature film history.
Final Voyage Of The Christmas Tree Ship
Wisconsin Public Television
Dec. 20, 2018 | 9 a.m.
One Wisconsin Christmas story that stands out is an early 20th Century shipwreck that serves as a reminder of the often-dangerous conditions faced by those who have plied the Great Lakes' waters.