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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 294: New research links COVID-19 to Arizona rattlesnakes

Episode 294: New research links COVID-19 to Arizona rattlesnakes

September 13, 2021 Resarchers are testing a connection between an enzyme similar to rattlesnake venom and deadly cases of COVID-19.
Episode 293: Seeking a breakthrough for treating Type 2 diabetes

Episode 293: Seeking a breakthrough for treating Type 2 diabetes

September 3, 2021 Medical researchers who connect diabetes with obesity think the liver plays a key role.
Episode 292: Studying chemistry in space

Episode 292: Studying chemistry in space

August 27, 2021 Some theorists believe life on Earth originated among the stars.
Episode 291: Exploring how we extract information from sound

Episode 291: Exploring how we extract information from sound

August 20, 2021 A debate over sound on the internet is helping scientists understand how we interpret the world around us.
Episode 290: Measuring the impact of the 2021 monsoon

Episode 290: Measuring the impact of the 2021 monsoon

August 16, 2021 This year’s monsoon has already included the wettest July on record in Tucson.
Episode 289: Building a business to help detect signals from space.

Episode 289: Building a business to help detect signals from space.

August 6, 2021 A University of Arizona researcher combined his interest in engineering and science into a company that helps build radio telescope attennas.
Episode 281: Tracking the distribution of dark matter between the galaxies

Episode 281: Tracking the distribution of dark matter between the galaxies

July 29, 2021 Originally aired May 28 Scientists around the world are trying to unravel the mystery of dark matter in the universe.
Episode 288: Connecting brain science with music

Episode 288: Connecting brain science with music

July 23, 2021 Music professor Molly Gebrian is studying how the brain responds to learning through repetition.
COVID-19 and social interaction

COVID-19 and social interaction

July 16, 2021 How COVID-19 affects our senses and changes the way we interact with society.
Episode 287: New tools in the fight against skin cancer

Episode 287: New tools in the fight against skin cancer

July 9, 2021 Some people who develop skin cancer don't have pale skin or red hair
Episode 286: Understanding the reasons behind vaccine hesitancy

Episode 286: Understanding the reasons behind vaccine hesitancy

July 2, 2021 Messages about getting vaccinated against COVID-19 are reaching teenagers, but they aren't driving them to get their shots.
Episode 285: How technology can create better breath for our pets

Episode 285: How technology can create better breath for our pets

June 25, 2021 A University of Arizona researcher is solving the problem of bad dog breath.

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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.

Arizona Public Media is a service of the University of Arizona and our broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents who hold the trademarks for Arizona Public Media and AZPM. We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples.
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