Mad Science: Backlog Edition, Sept. 19 - 26.
Post by Christie Taylor on 9/26/2012 4:30pm
*MJS (paywall): State to push DNR on access to public land.
*MJS (paywall): Town of Jackson residents ponder aftermath of gasoline spill.
*WisconsinWatch: Recession worsens brownfields backlog in Wisconsin.
*CT: The war on wolves.
*WSJ (paywall): DNR board denies emergency rules for training dogs in wolf hunt.
Thursday - Sunday: Wisconsin Science Festival. Dozens of free events incorporating politics, art, and culture into scientific topics. Hands-on demonstrations, lab tours, museums, and more. Dane101 will run a preview and highlights Thursday--meanwhile, visit the event website for a full schedule.
Wednesday Nite at the Lab: From Diatoms to Electric Eels: Teasing Secrets from Nature Through Genomic Explorations. 7 - 8:15 p.m., Auditorium, 425 Henry Mall. Free!
Adult Swim Night: Adults-only party at the Madison Children’s Museum, featuring bar, pizza, and live music, plus free reign of the entire museum. (21+) 6 p.m., Madison Children’s Museum. $28 (This event frequently sells out in advance)
Monday, Oct. 1
Energy & Information in 21st Century Biology: Lectures by Geoffrey West (“Energy, Scaling, and the Future of Life on Earth” and David Krakauer (“The Power of Information in Transforming the 21st Century), followed by panel discussion. 7 p.m., DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. Free!
Tuesday, Oct. 2
Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar: Mitochondrial proteins, pathways, and pathogenesis. 12:05 p.m., 4274 Chamberlain Hall. Free!
Wednesday, Oct. 3
Wednesday Nite at the Lab: Smoking, Drinking, Sex: Changing Treatment Paradigms in Response to the Changing Etiology of Head and Neck Cancer. 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.