Wisconsin News Roundup, UW Microbiome Research

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A group of scientists believes the study of microorganisms could help solve world problems like hunger and disease. A researcher explains why microbiomes are so important to these issues. We also review the biggest stories from around the state this week during our Wisconsin News Roundup.

Featured in this Show

  • State News Roundup For December 11, 2015

    A state news editor joins us to talk about abuse claims at a state prison, an ongoing investigation into a hostage situation in Neenah and other headlines from around Wisconsin this week.

  • Hunger, Pollution, and Health: Finding The Fix In Microbiomes

    The solution to problems like world hunger, disease, and energy needs could come from the dynamic world of microorganisms. A UW-Madison researcher talks about a new effort to bring together efforts around the world to solve some of the biggest challenges facing humankind.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Matt Oleson Producer
  • Rob Mentzer Guest
  • Tim Donohue Guest