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Your Lawn: Organic, Conventional, Or In-Between

Episode #837

Friday, Jul 28 at 3:57 am

Wisconsin's Famous Effigy Mounds

Episode #1458

Friday, Jul 28 at 6:00 am

Oak Ecosystem Ecology

Episode #1513

Friday, Jul 28 at 6:33 am

The Life and Times of Indian Agent John Kinzie

Episode #1492

Friday, Jul 28 at 7:03 am

Peer Influences On Crime and Deviance

Episode #1507

Friday, Jul 28 at 7:54 am

A Genealogy of 'America'

Episode #1289

Friday, Jul 28 at 2:00 pm

Sleep and Aging

Episode #1504

Friday, Jul 28 at 3:08 pm

Are You Really Sleeping? Sleep and the Brain

Episode #1500

Friday, Jul 28 at 4:03 pm

The Life and Death of a Drop

Episode #966

Saturday, Jul 29 at 4:00 am

Funeral Planning

Episode #1527

Saturday, Jul 29 at 6:00 am

The Shakespeare Prison Project

Episode #1529

Saturday, Jul 29 at 6:41 am

Our 40 Year Love Affair with William Shakespeare

Episode #1545

Saturday, Jul 29 at 7:15 am

Long Term Care Planning

Episode #1525

Sunday, Jul 30 at 6:00 am

Alternate Lifestyles: Plants That Eat Animals

Episode #1531

Sunday, Jul 30 at 6:31 am

Plant Pigmentation: Where Beauty Meets Science

Episode #1498

Sunday, Jul 30 at 7:15 am

Origins of Magnetic Fields in the Universe

Episode #1502

Sunday, Jul 30 at 8:03 am

Did the Ancient Wisconsin River Once Flow East?

Episode #970

Monday, Jul 31 at 4:00 am

Aquatic Invasive Species In Wisconsin

Episode #1473

Monday, Jul 31 at 6:00 am

Geology of Wisconsin's Penokee Range

Episode #1490

Monday, Jul 31 at 7:04 am

The Battle for Prairie Du Chien

Episode #1497

Monday, Jul 31 at 7:56 am

Community Supported Agriculture

Episode #1530

Monday, Jul 31 at 8:32 am

Growing Grapes in Wisconsin

Episode #1226

Monday, Jul 31 at 2:00 pm

De-Extinction: Resurrecting Extinct Species

Episode #1471

Monday, Jul 31 at 2:53 pm

History of the Wisconsin State Herbarium

Episode #1508

Monday, Jul 31 at 3:49 pm

A Social History of Lake Mendota

Episode #1487

Monday, Jul 31 at 4:23 pm

Wisconsin's Arthur Macarthur

Episode #950

Tuesday, Aug 1 at 4:00 am

Innovations In Medicine

Episode #1510

Tuesday, Aug 1 at 6:00 am

Therapeutic Gardening

Episode #1511

Tuesday, Aug 1 at 7:20 am

Should We Be Moral Relativists?

Episode #1512

Tuesday, Aug 1 at 8:15 am

The Walleye War and Its Aftermath

Episode #1463

Tuesday, Aug 1 at 2:00 pm

The Promise and Pitfalls of Crispr

Episode #1457

Tuesday, Aug 1 at 2:41 pm

Caring for Your Heart and Arteries

Episode #1474

Tuesday, Aug 1 at 3:30 pm

Visual Art and the Wisconsin Idea

Episode #1494

Tuesday, Aug 1 at 4:23 pm

What's Damaging My Woods?

Episode #1314

Wednesday, Aug 2 at 6:00 am

Oak Woodland Management

Episode #1514

Wednesday, Aug 2 at 7:10 am

Managing Oak Woods for Wildlife

Episode #1515

Wednesday, Aug 2 at 7:42 am

Song Birds In Your Woodlands

Episode #1516

Wednesday, Aug 2 at 8:21 am

Wisconsin 101: Our History In Objects

Episode #1298

Wednesday, Aug 2 at 2:00 pm

Homemaking on the Radio

Episode #1149

Wednesday, Aug 2 at 2:29 pm

Early Noncommercial Radio In Wisconsin

Episode #1509

Wednesday, Aug 2 at 3:05 pm

Don Voegeli and Wisconsin Public Broadcasting

Episode #1540

Wednesday, Aug 2 at 4:00 pm

Christianity In India

Episode #1506

Wednesday, Aug 2 at 9:00 pm

Imaging Live Cells Under Viral Attack

Episode #1493

Thursday, Aug 3 at 6:00 am

Ethics, Society, and Advances In Brain Science

Episode #1549

Thursday, Aug 3 at 8:00 am

The Uw Urban Canid Project

Episode #1438

Thursday, Aug 3 at 2:55 pm

Early Warnings of Big Changes In Ecosystems

Episode #1479

Thursday, Aug 3 at 4:00 pm

Problems With the Cosmic Fuel Supply

Episode #994

Friday, Aug 4 at 2:00 pm

How UW's Astronomers Measured the Universe

Episode #1128

Friday, Aug 4 at 2:47 pm

How Binary Star Systems Form

Episode #1533

Friday, Aug 4 at 4:14 pm

Milwaukee Anarchists, Clarence Darrow, and Justice

Episode #864

Monday, Aug 7 at 2:00 pm

Wisconsin's Pre-Professional Base Ball Teams

Episode #1478

Monday, Aug 7 at 2:52 pm

Black Ghettos In New York and Chicago, 1880-1940

Episode #1519

Monday, Aug 7 at 3:36 pm

The Power of the Liberal Arts

Episode #1517

Monday, Aug 7 at 4:08 pm

Watergate and the Saturday Night Massacre

Episode #951

Tuesday, Aug 8 at 2:00 pm

Adventures of An International Peace Broker

Episode #1488

Tuesday, Aug 8 at 3:00 pm

Inequality of Opportunity In An Unequal Country

Episode #1518

Tuesday, Aug 8 at 3:58 pm

Healthy Living Tips for Your Brain and Body

Episode #1523

Wednesday, Aug 9 at 2:00 pm

Estate Planning

Episode #1526

Wednesday, Aug 9 at 3:06 pm

Exploring Hibernation at the UW Biotron

Episode #1080

Thursday, Aug 10 at 2:00 pm

The History of Miniature Golf

Episode #1210

Thursday, Aug 10 at 3:00 pm

Age-Related Changes In Swallowing

Episode #1496

Thursday, Aug 10 at 4:14 pm

The Cystic Fibrosis Newborn Screening Trial

Episode #1163

Friday, Aug 11 at 2:00 pm

Erich Mercker: Painter of Industry

Episode #1083

Friday, Aug 11 at 2:22 pm

Energy-Efficient Lighting and the Rebound Effect

Episode #1485

Friday, Aug 11 at 3:17 pm

Of Neandertals, Denisovans, and Modern Humans

Episode #1542

Friday, Aug 11 at 4:03 pm

Repackaging Shakespeare's Sonnets

Episode #1486

Monday, Aug 14 at 2:00 pm

Rethinking Jean Nicolet's Journey to Wisconsin

Episode #1096

Tuesday, Aug 15 at 4:28 am

Design of Humane Animal-Handling Facilities

Episode #1477

Tuesday, Aug 15 at 2:00 pm

Udder Anatomy and Physiology

Episode #1475

Tuesday, Aug 15 at 3:08 pm

The Science of Dairy Milk Harvesting

Episode #1503

Tuesday, Aug 15 at 4:00 pm

Charles Van Hise's Field Notebooks

Episode #1398

Wednesday, Aug 16 at 2:00 pm

Reclamation of Nonmetallic Mining Sites

Episode #1246

Wednesday, Aug 16 at 2:48 pm

Wisconsin's Geoheritage

Episode #1521

Wednesday, Aug 16 at 4:03 pm

Archaeology, Crime Fiction, and Science

Episode #1456

Thursday, Aug 17 at 2:00 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

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

The Entrepreneurial Edge

Episode #1537

Friday, Aug 18 at 3:57 pm

The Aging Eye

Episode #1465

Monday, Aug 21 at 4:28 am

John Muir: The Wisconsin Years

Episode #940

Monday, Aug 21 at 2:00 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

The Life of Ray Bradbury

Episode #1127

Tuesday, Aug 22 at 2:00 pm

Measuring Gravity Waves with Ligo

Episode #1520

Tuesday, Aug 22 at 4:03 pm

The Beekeeper's Year

Episode #1393

Wednesday, Aug 23 at 2:00 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

Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin In WWII

Episode #1532

Thursday, Aug 24 at 3:55 pm

Revisiting "Uncle Tom's Cabin"

Episode #1116

Friday, Aug 25 at 2:00 pm

A Dog Model of Degenerative Polyneuropathy

Episode #1534

Friday, Aug 25 at 4:13 pm

Previous Broadcasts

How Do I Manage Weeds?

Episode #1480

Thursday, Jul 27 2017 at 9:00 pm

Ethics, Society, and Advances In Brain Science

Episode #1549

Thursday, Jul 27 2017 at 4:00 pm

Caring for Your Heart and Arteries

Episode #1474

Thursday, Jul 27 2017 at 3:00 pm

Imaging Live Cells Under Viral Attack

Episode #1493

Thursday, Jul 27 2017 at 2:00 pm

Air America

Episode #1334

Thursday, Jul 27 2017 at 8:03 am

The Story of Dick and Marge Bong

Episode #1147

Thursday, Jul 27 2017 at 7:02 am

B17: The Final Mission

Episode #1109

Thursday, Jul 27 2017 at 6:00 am

William James and the Search for Life After Death

Episode #961

Thursday, Jul 27 2017 at 3:58 am

Wisconsin 101: Our History In Objects

Episode #1298

Wednesday, Jul 26 2017 at 9:30 pm

Song Birds In Your Woodlands

Episode #1516

Wednesday, Jul 26 2017 at 4:21 pm

Managing Oak Woods for Wildlife

Episode #1515

Wednesday, Jul 26 2017 at 3:42 pm

Oak Woodland Management

Episode #1514

Wednesday, Jul 26 2017 at 3:10 pm

What's Damaging My Woods?

Episode #1314

Wednesday, Jul 26 2017 at 2:00 pm

Plant Pigmentation: Where Beauty Meets Science

Episode #1498

Wednesday, Jul 26 2017 at 8:09 am

Alternate Lifestyles: Plants That Eat Animals

Episode #1531

Wednesday, Jul 26 2017 at 7:26 am

Therapeutic Gardening

Episode #1511

Wednesday, Jul 26 2017 at 6:31 am

Attracting and Raising Monarch Butterflies

Episode #1472

Wednesday, Jul 26 2017 at 6:00 am

Early Warnings of Big Changes In Ecosystems

Episode #1479

Wednesday, Jul 26 2017 at 4:00 am

Should We Be Moral Relativists?

Episode #1512

Tuesday, Jul 25 2017 at 4:15 pm

Innovations In Medicine

Episode #1510

Tuesday, Jul 25 2017 at 2:00 pm

Maritime Archaeology Using Ultralight Aircraft

Episode #1383

Tuesday, Jul 25 2017 at 8:09 am

My Adventure in the Stratosphere

Episode #1121

Tuesday, Jul 25 2017 at 7:32 am

Landing a C-97G at Dodgeville

Episode #1031

Tuesday, Jul 25 2017 at 6:41 am

The Mysterious Story of Lady Be Good

Episode #984

Tuesday, Jul 25 2017 at 5:59 am

Geology of Wisconsin's Penokee Range

Episode #1490

Monday, Jul 24 2017 at 9:00 pm

Community Supported Agriculture

Episode #1530

Monday, Jul 24 2017 at 4:32 pm

The Battle for Prairie Du Chien

Episode #1497

Monday, Jul 24 2017 at 3:56 pm

Aquatic Invasive Species In Wisconsin

Episode #1473

Monday, Jul 24 2017 at 2:00 pm

Origins of Magnetic Fields in the Universe

Episode #1502

Monday, Jul 24 2017 at 8:00 am

The Universe Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Episode #1461

Monday, Jul 24 2017 at 7:00 am

New Horizons, the Mission to Pluto

Episode #1229

Monday, Jul 24 2017 at 6:00 am

Our 40 Year Love Affair with William Shakespeare

Episode #1545

Sunday, Jul 23 2017 at 7:15 am

The Shakespeare Prison Project

Episode #1529

Sunday, Jul 23 2017 at 6:41 am

Funeral Planning

Episode #1527

Sunday, Jul 23 2017 at 6:00 am

Mindreading: Past, Present and Future

Episode #1268

Sunday, Jul 23 2017 at 3:53 am

Healthy Living Tips for Your Brain and Body

Episode #1523

Saturday, Jul 22 2017 at 8:27 am

Black Ghettos In New York and Chicago, 1880-1940

Episode #1519

Saturday, Jul 22 2017 at 7:54 am

Estate Planning

Episode #1526

Saturday, Jul 22 2017 at 6:53 am

The Science of Dairy Milk Harvesting

Episode #1503

Saturday, Jul 22 2017 at 6:00 am

Peer Influences On Crime and Deviance

Episode #1507

Friday, Jul 21 2017 at 3:54 pm

The Life and Times of Indian Agent John Kinzie

Episode #1492

Friday, Jul 21 2017 at 3:03 pm

Oak Ecosystem Ecology

Episode #1513

Friday, Jul 21 2017 at 2:33 pm

Wisconsin's Famous Effigy Mounds

Episode #1458

Friday, Jul 21 2017 at 2:00 pm

Repackaging Shakespeare's Sonnets

Episode #1486

Friday, Jul 21 2017 at 6:00 am