Home weatherization, Immune system evolution, State midterm election results

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A farm in winter
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We learn more about how to weatherize our home to maximize energy efficiency over the winter. Then, we talk to a researcher about how our immune systems have developed since the bubonic plague. Later, we’re joined by political science experts to discuss the results of Wisconsin’s statewide midterm elections.

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.

  • Initial midterms results

    A pair of political science professors break down with us what we do — and don’t — know about election results in Wisconsin.

Episode Credits

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

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