Mad Science: Transitions Edition, Aug. 15 - 22.
Post by Christie Taylor on 8/15/2012 12:37pm
*SciPub: Madison Science Pub continues even as we say farewell to the late, great Skip Evans.
*D101: Frac sand mining debate fractures a community.
*MB: Discover Magazine moving editorial headquarters to Waukesha, Wisconsins.
*MJS (paywall): State reports new emerald ash borer sightings in Walworth County.
*TMJ4: Oil spill cleanup nearly complete in Adams County.
*WDAM: Many well users find their faucets are running dry.
*DNR: Report: 96 percent of public water systems meet health standards for drinking water.
*UW: Research shows how computation can predict group conflict.
*JG: DNR has received 10,000-plus wolf hunt permit applications.
*DNR: DNR announces new website for public to learn status of Town of Jackson gasoline spill cleanup.
*TCT: Wisconsin among ‘Toxic 20’ states for worst air pollution: paper mills mostly to blame.
*LAT: Door County potato gene bank stores world’s varieties.
Today through Aug. 25
Forward Technology Festival & Conference: Tech nerds, entrepreneurs, hackers, and others join together in events that include BarCamp Madison, happy hours, workshops, and other celebrations of innovation and entrepreneurship. For schedule of events and locations, see the event’s website. Most events are free, but space for some is limited.
Wednesday Nite at the Lab: Neuroscience of Addiction. 7 - 8:15 p.m., Auditorium, 425 Henry Mall. Free!
First Annual Reggae Fest and Farmer Drought Relief: All-day reggae festival to help drought-stricken Wisconsin farmers. All proceeds go to Family Farm Defenders. 3 p.m. until real late. $15 cover / $12 advance.
Wednesday, Aug. 22
Wednesday Nite at the Lab: History of Neurology at UW. 7 - 8:15 p.m., Auditorium, 425 Henry Mall. Free!
To submit your science-related event, e-mail email@example.com
Christie Taylor (@ctaylsaurus) covers science, environment, and, depending on the season, state politics for dane101. She verbs a lot of nouns, including rollerskates, radio, and Kurt Vonnegut. A Madison native, she's not sure she'll ever quite manage to leave Wisconsin, and that's just fine by her. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.