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Hibernation Related To Space Program? Researcher Talks Possibility

UW-Madison Science on Tap

Edna Chiang is a Ph.D. candidate in the Microbiology Doctoral Training Program at UW-Madison and is the next speaker in the on-going series "Science On Tap" in Minocqua.

Chiang will talk about hibernation, but her study examines hibernation to human activities.

She studies the relationship between hibernating mammals and their gut microorganisms. Both hibernators and their microbes experience extreme changes in diet and physiology throughout the year, which inspires a variety of exciting questions.

She spoke with Ken Krall about her studies..

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