Congressional midterm election results, Home weatherization, Immune system evolution

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Derrick Van Orden
Derrick Van Orden, a former Navy SEAL is challenging U.S. Rep. Ron Kind in Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District. Hope Kirwan/WPR

Two political science experts help us break down the results of Congressional races in the midterm elections. Then, we learn more about how to weatherize our home to maximize energy efficiency over the winter. Later, we talk to a researcher about how our immune systems have developed since the bubonic plague.

Featured in this Show

  • How to make your home more energy efficient for winter

    Energy costs are projected to rise this winter. We talk to the director of a weatherization program about how to make our homes more energy efficient.

  • How the Black Death shaped our immune systems

    A new DNA analysis of victims and survivors of the bubonic plague found genetic differences in immune response that can still be seen in our immune systems today. We talk to one of the researchers about the findings.

Episode Credits

  • Lee Rayburn Host
  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Tony Francis Guest
  • Luis Barreiro Guest

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