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Arizona Science

Airs during Science Friday, Friday mornings on NPR 89.1

Arizona Science explores the latest research and technological innovations taking place in Southern Arizona and at the University of Arizona.
Episode 212: Vertical farming

Episode 212: Vertical farming

December 13, 2019 Originally aired Dec 13, 2019 Certainly not your grandmother’s greenhouse!
Episode 211: Trying to understand a virus that infects most of us

Episode 211: Trying to understand a virus that infects most of us

December 6, 2019 Originally aired Dec 6, 2019 Learning more about herpes viruses.
Episode 210: Using satellites to measure snowfall

Episode 210: Using satellites to measure snowfall

November 27, 2019 Originally aired November 29 How scientists use satellites in earth orbit to measure how much water we can use on the ground.
Episode 209: Researching climate change at Biosphere 2

Episode 209: Researching climate change at Biosphere 2

November 22, 2019 Originally aired Nov 22 Using Biosphere 2 to research climate change.
Episode 208: Osiris-Rex sampling sites advance to the final four.

Episode 208: Osiris-Rex sampling sites advance to the final four.

November 15, 2019 Originally aired Nov 15, 2019 Planners for the University of Arizona-led Osiris-Rex mission are getting closer to choosing a sampling site
Episode 207: Fiber optics for the toughest environments

Episode 207: Fiber optics for the toughest environments

November 8, 2019 Originally aired Nov 8, 2019 Making fiber optics ready for the harshest environments.
Episode 206: The cost of energy indepedence

Episode 206: The cost of energy indepedence

November 1, 2019 Originally aired Nov 1, 2019 Examining the complications behind extracting oil and gas from underneath the Earth's surface.
Episode 205: Fighting for the future of chocolate

Episode 205: Fighting for the future of chocolate

October 24, 2019 Originally aired Oct 25, 2019 How plant viruses affect the availability of the foods we eat.
Episode 204: Helping teachers keep math interesting

Episode 204: Helping teachers keep math interesting

October 17, 2019 A University of Arizona professor wants to help learners know, use and enjoy mathematics.
Episode 203: Predicting how forests will respond to climate change

Episode 203: Predicting how forests will respond to climate change

October 10, 2019 Investigating how changes in global temperature will affect our forest.
Episode 202: Exploring the interaction between man and machine

Episode 202: Exploring the interaction between man and machine

October 3, 2019 Exploring our connection with computers
Episode 201: Detecting danger from traumatic brain injuries

Episode 201: Detecting danger from traumatic brain injuries

September 26, 2019 Originally aired Sep 27, 2019 A University of Arizona biomedical engineer is promoting the use of sensors in mouth guard to detect sports concussions.

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About the Show

Arizona Science explores the latest scientific research and technological innovations taking place in Southern Arizona and at the University of Arizona. Catch Arizona Science each Friday during Science Friday on NPR 89.1.

Arizona Science has a different guest each week and is hosted by Leslie Tolbert, Ph.D. Regents Professor in the U of A's Department of Neuroscience, and Tim Swindle, Ph.D. and Head of the UofA's Lunar and Planetary Lab.

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