Basic Research Leads to Important Discoveries

WI Green Fire, February 23, 2021

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

In this video from UW-Madison, scientist Tom Brock talks about the importance of basic research and how he discovered life in unexpected places. His work in Yellowstone National Park identifying life in thermal pools lead to research that found DNR polymerase used to amplify DNA.

This video is from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel February 12, 2021.

https://www.jsonline.com/videos/news/education/2021/02/12/uw-madison-scientist-tom-brock-importance-basic-research/6739230002/