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Of Neandertals, Denisovans, and Modern Humans

Episode #1542

Thursday, Aug 17 at 4:00 am

Exploring Hibernation at the UW Biotron

Episode #1080

Thursday, Aug 17 at 6:00 am

The History of Miniature Golf

Episode #1210

Thursday, Aug 17 at 7:00 am

The Battle for Prairie Du Chien

Episode #1497

Thursday, Aug 17 at 7:38 am

Age-Related Changes In Swallowing

Episode #1496

Thursday, Aug 17 at 8:14 am

Archaeology, Crime Fiction, and Science

Episode #1456

Thursday, Aug 17 at 2:00 pm

Christianity In India

Episode #1506

Thursday, Aug 17 at 2:39 pm

Milwaukee's First Mexican Community

Episode #1495

Thursday, Aug 17 at 3:33 pm

The Black Hawk War In Wisconsin

Episode #1489

Thursday, Aug 17 at 4:13 pm

Wild Rice History, Biology and Harvest

Episode #1248

Thursday, Aug 17 at 9:00 pm

Wisconsin's Famous Effigy Mounds

Episode #1458

Thursday, Aug 17 at 9:25 pm

Estate Planning

Episode #1526

Friday, Aug 18 at 3:57 am

The Cystic Fibrosis Newborn Screening Trial

Episode #1163

Friday, Aug 18 at 6:00 am

Erich Mercker: Painter of Industry

Episode #1083

Friday, Aug 18 at 6:22 am

Energy-Efficient Lighting and the Rebound Effect

Episode #1485

Friday, Aug 18 at 7:17 am

An African American Life in Search of Justice

Episode #971

Friday, Aug 18 at 2:00 pm

Collecting Civil Rights Manuscripts During the 60s

Episode #982

Friday, Aug 18 at 2:33 pm

Should We Be Moral Relativists?

Episode #1512

Friday, Aug 18 at 3:17 pm

The Entrepreneurial Edge

Episode #1537

Friday, Aug 18 at 3:57 pm

Wisconsin's Geoheritage

Episode #1521

Saturday, Aug 19 at 4:00 am

Song Birds In Your Woodlands

Episode #1516

Saturday, Aug 19 at 6:00 am

How Binary Star Systems Form

Episode #1533

Saturday, Aug 19 at 6:38 am

Visual Art and the Wisconsin Idea

Episode #1494

Saturday, Aug 19 at 7:22 am

Inequality of Opportunity In An Unequal Country

Episode #1518

Saturday, Aug 19 at 7:57 am

The Science of Dairy Milk Harvesting

Episode #1503

Sunday, Aug 20 at 4:00 am

The Power of the Liberal Arts

Episode #1517

Sunday, Aug 20 at 6:33 am

The Aging Eye

Episode #1465

Monday, Aug 21 at 4:28 am

Repackaging Shakespeare's Sonnets

Episode #1486

Monday, Aug 21 at 6:00 am

The Shakespeare Prison Project

Episode #1529

Monday, Aug 21 at 6:34 am

Our 40 Year Love Affair with William Shakespeare

Episode #1545

Monday, Aug 21 at 7:10 am

John Muir: The Wisconsin Years

Episode #940

Monday, Aug 21 at 2:00 pm

The Life and Times of Indian Agent John Kinzie

Episode #1492

Monday, Aug 21 at 3:09 pm

The Village of Cooksville: 1842-2017

Episode #1539

Monday, Aug 21 at 4:01 pm

Skunk Hill, a Native Ceremonial Community

Episode #1232

Tuesday, Aug 22 at 4:28 am

Design of Humane Animal-Handling Facilities

Episode #1477

Tuesday, Aug 22 at 6:00 am

Udder Anatomy and Physiology

Episode #1475

Tuesday, Aug 22 at 7:08 am

The Life of Ray Bradbury

Episode #1127

Tuesday, Aug 22 at 2:00 pm

Peer Influences On Crime and Deviance

Episode #1507

Tuesday, Aug 22 at 2:57 pm

Measuring Gravity Waves with Ligo

Episode #1520

Tuesday, Aug 22 at 4:03 pm

Charles Van Hise's Field Notebooks

Episode #1398

Wednesday, Aug 23 at 6:00 am

Reclamation of Nonmetallic Mining Sites

Episode #1246

Wednesday, Aug 23 at 6:48 am

Geology of Wisconsin's Penokee Range

Episode #1490

Wednesday, Aug 23 at 7:11 am

The Beekeeper's Year

Episode #1393

Wednesday, Aug 23 at 2:00 pm

Plant Pigmentation: Where Beauty Meets Science

Episode #1498

Wednesday, Aug 23 at 2:35 pm

Alternate Lifestyles: Plants That Eat Animals

Episode #1531

Wednesday, Aug 23 at 3:23 pm

Reduced-Risk Pest Management for Urban Landscapes

Episode #1522

Wednesday, Aug 23 at 4:06 pm

The Storm That Sank The Edmund Fitzgerald

Episode #1313

Thursday, Aug 24 at 2:00 pm

Sleep and Aging

Episode #1504

Thursday, Aug 24 at 3:00 pm

Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin In WWII

Episode #1532

Thursday, Aug 24 at 3:55 pm

Early Noncommercial Radio In Wisconsin

Episode #1509

Friday, Aug 25 at 4:00 am

Revisiting "Uncle Tom's Cabin"

Episode #1116

Friday, Aug 25 at 2:00 pm

Ethics, Society, and Advances In Brain Science

Episode #1549

Friday, Aug 25 at 2:55 pm

Community Supported Agriculture

Episode #1530

Friday, Aug 25 at 3:48 pm

A Dog Model of Degenerative Polyneuropathy

Episode #1534

Friday, Aug 25 at 4:13 pm

Adventures of An International Peace Broker

Episode #1488

Saturday, Aug 26 at 4:00 am

Extending Your Garden Into The Fall

Episode #1304

Monday, Aug 28 at 4:00 am

History of the Wisconsin State Herbarium

Episode #1508

Monday, Aug 28 at 2:00 pm

A Social History of Lake Mendota

Episode #1487

Monday, Aug 28 at 2:33 pm

Are You Really Sleeping? Sleep and the Brain

Episode #1500

Monday, Aug 28 at 3:08 pm

Africa's Vibrant Arts: Past and Present

Episode #1535

Monday, Aug 28 at 4:00 pm

Black Ghettos In New York and Chicago, 1880-1940

Episode #1519

Tuesday, Aug 29 at 4:27 am

Rembrandt's Jews

Episode #820

Tuesday, Aug 29 at 2:00 pm

Building Taliesin

Episode #822

Tuesday, Aug 29 at 2:46 pm

One Small Farm

Episode #965

Tuesday, Aug 29 at 3:40 pm

Milwaukee Irish Fest and the Ward Irish Music Archives

Episode #973

Tuesday, Aug 29 at 4:19 pm

2015 Wisconsin Plant Disease Update

Episode #1360

Wednesday, Aug 30 at 2:00 pm

Working Smarter Not Harder In An Apple Orchard

Episode #1375

Wednesday, Aug 30 at 2:18 pm

Pest Management In Apple Orchards

Episode #1378

Wednesday, Aug 30 at 3:00 pm

How to Avoid Mistakes in a Tall Spindle Orchard

Episode #1379

Wednesday, Aug 30 at 3:29 pm

Growing and Marketing New Varieties of Apples

Episode #1382

Wednesday, Aug 30 at 4:18 pm

Looking Out for Bacterial Meningitis

Episode #1195

Thursday, Aug 31 at 2:00 pm

WPR Midday Show in Buck Studio

Episode #1215

Thursday, Aug 31 at 2:49 pm

Honoring Choices

Episode #1231

Thursday, Aug 31 at 3:28 pm

Natural Processes In Designed Places

Episode #1562

Thursday, Aug 31 at 4:11 pm

How Do I Manage Weeds?

Episode #1480

Thursday, Aug 31 at 9:00 pm

The History of Power Production

Episode #1047

Friday, Sep 1 at 2:00 pm

Long Term Care Planning

Episode #1525

Friday, Sep 1 at 3:50 pm

Nutrition and Health

Episode #1218

Saturday, Sep 2 at 4:00 am

Children Are Not Colorblind

Episode #1288

Sunday, Sep 3 at 6:00 am

Breakfast in a Victorian Kitchen

Episode #1536

Monday, Sep 4 at 4:25 pm

The Sami People of the North

Episode #1209

Monday, Sep 4 at 9:00 pm

Origins of Magnetic Fields in the Universe

Episode #1502

Tuesday, Sep 5 at 2:00 pm

Healthy Living Tips for Your Brain and Body

Episode #1523

Tuesday, Sep 5 at 2:50 pm

Snapshot Wisconsin

Episode #1538

Tuesday, Sep 5 at 4:06 pm

The Problem of Hurricanes and Climate

Episode #1277

Tuesday, Sep 5 at 9:00 pm

Don Voegeli and Wisconsin Public Broadcasting

Episode #1540

Wednesday, Sep 6 at 2:00 pm

Finding Lieutenant Fazekas

Episode #1541

Wednesday, Sep 6 at 3:44 pm

Managing Your Medications

Episode #1271

Wednesday, Sep 6 at 9:00 pm

Hi-Powered Computers Improve Truck Design

Episode #1294

Thursday, Sep 7 at 3:58 am

Harvesting Ice On Madison's Lakes

Episode #1547

Thursday, Sep 7 at 4:16 pm

The Shame of College Sports

Episode #1015

Friday, Sep 8 at 3:54 am

Understanding Your Energy Bill

Episode #1049

Friday, Sep 8 at 2:00 pm

Vilas by the Numbers

Episode #1348

Sunday, Sep 10 at 3:55 am

Managing Oak Woods for Wildlife

Episode #1515

Monday, Sep 11 at 3:33 pm

The Evergleam Aluminum Christmas Tree

Episode #1543

Monday, Sep 11 at 4:13 pm

Audiology Takes on Noise

Episode #1222

Monday, Sep 11 at 9:00 pm

Funeral Planning

Episode #1527

Tuesday, Sep 12 at 3:33 pm

Communities Living with Tomorrow's Floods

Episode #1546

Tuesday, Sep 12 at 4:15 pm

Links Between Sow Nutrition and Piglet Deformities

Episode #1548

Wednesday, Sep 13 at 3:54 pm

Frank Stella in Conversation

Episode #1387

Wednesday, Sep 13 at 9:00 pm

The Wreck of the Steamer Lakeland

Episode #1550

Thursday, Sep 14 at 3:58 pm

A Genealogy of 'America'

Episode #1289

Friday, Sep 15 at 3:52 am

Just How Much Energy Is Out There?

Episode #1051

Friday, Sep 15 at 3:00 pm

Previous Broadcasts

The Science of Dairy Milk Harvesting

Episode #1503

Wednesday, Aug 16 2017 at 9:00 pm

Wisconsin's Geoheritage

Episode #1521

Wednesday, Aug 16 2017 at 4:03 pm

Geology of Wisconsin's Penokee Range

Episode #1490

Wednesday, Aug 16 2017 at 3:11 pm

Reclamation of Nonmetallic Mining Sites

Episode #1246

Wednesday, Aug 16 2017 at 2:48 pm

Charles Van Hise's Field Notebooks

Episode #1398

Wednesday, Aug 16 2017 at 2:00 pm

Funeral Planning

Episode #1527

Wednesday, Aug 16 2017 at 8:08 am

Estate Planning

Episode #1526

Wednesday, Aug 16 2017 at 7:06 am

Long Term Care Planning

Episode #1525

Wednesday, Aug 16 2017 at 6:34 am

Healthy Living Tips for Your Brain and Body

Episode #1523

Wednesday, Aug 16 2017 at 6:00 am

Inequality of Opportunity In An Unequal Country

Episode #1518

Wednesday, Aug 16 2017 at 3:59 am

Of Neandertals, Denisovans, and Modern Humans

Episode #1542

Tuesday, Aug 15 2017 at 9:00 pm

Udder Anatomy and Physiology

Episode #1475

Tuesday, Aug 15 2017 at 3:08 pm

Design of Humane Animal-Handling Facilities

Episode #1477

Tuesday, Aug 15 2017 at 2:00 pm

Adventures of An International Peace Broker

Episode #1488

Tuesday, Aug 15 2017 at 7:00 am

Watergate and the Saturday Night Massacre

Episode #951

Tuesday, Aug 15 2017 at 6:00 am

Rethinking Jean Nicolet's Journey to Wisconsin

Episode #1096

Tuesday, Aug 15 2017 at 4:28 am

Our 40 Year Love Affair with William Shakespeare

Episode #1545

Monday, Aug 14 2017 at 3:10 pm

The Shakespeare Prison Project

Episode #1529

Monday, Aug 14 2017 at 2:34 pm

Repackaging Shakespeare's Sonnets

Episode #1486

Monday, Aug 14 2017 at 2:00 pm

The Power of the Liberal Arts

Episode #1517

Monday, Aug 14 2017 at 8:09 am

Black Ghettos In New York and Chicago, 1880-1940

Episode #1519

Monday, Aug 14 2017 at 7:36 am

Wisconsin's Pre-Professional Base Ball Teams

Episode #1478

Monday, Aug 14 2017 at 6:52 am

Milwaukee Anarchists, Clarence Darrow, and Justice

Episode #864

Monday, Aug 14 2017 at 6:00 am

Visual Art and the Wisconsin Idea

Episode #1494

Sunday, Aug 13 2017 at 7:22 am

How Binary Star Systems Form

Episode #1533

Sunday, Aug 13 2017 at 6:38 am

Song Birds In Your Woodlands

Episode #1516

Sunday, Aug 13 2017 at 6:00 am

A Social History of Lake Mendota

Episode #1487

Saturday, Aug 12 2017 at 8:22 am

Community Supported Agriculture

Episode #1530

Saturday, Aug 12 2017 at 7:56 am

Are You Really Sleeping? Sleep and the Brain

Episode #1500

Saturday, Aug 12 2017 at 7:05 am

Peer Influences On Crime and Deviance

Episode #1507

Saturday, Aug 12 2017 at 6:00 am

Energy-Efficient Lighting and the Rebound Effect

Episode #1485

Friday, Aug 11 2017 at 3:17 pm

Erich Mercker: Painter of Industry

Episode #1083

Friday, Aug 11 2017 at 2:22 pm

The Cystic Fibrosis Newborn Screening Trial

Episode #1163

Friday, Aug 11 2017 at 2:00 pm

Origins of Magnetic Fields in the Universe

Episode #1502

Friday, Aug 11 2017 at 7:23 am

How UW's Astronomers Measured the Universe

Episode #1128

Friday, Aug 11 2017 at 6:47 am

Problems With the Cosmic Fuel Supply

Episode #994

Friday, Aug 11 2017 at 6:00 am

Age-Related Changes In Swallowing

Episode #1496

Thursday, Aug 10 2017 at 4:14 pm

The Battle for Prairie Du Chien

Episode #1497

Thursday, Aug 10 2017 at 3:38 pm

The History of Miniature Golf

Episode #1210

Thursday, Aug 10 2017 at 3:00 pm

Exploring Hibernation at the UW Biotron

Episode #1080

Thursday, Aug 10 2017 at 2:00 pm

Early Warnings of Big Changes In Ecosystems

Episode #1479

Thursday, Aug 10 2017 at 8:00 am

The Uw Urban Canid Project

Episode #1438

Thursday, Aug 10 2017 at 6:55 am

De-Extinction: Resurrecting Extinct Species

Episode #1471

Thursday, Aug 10 2017 at 6:00 am