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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 234: Tracking down the characteristics of COVID-19

Episode 234: Tracking down the characteristics of COVID-19

May 29, 2020 Originally aired May 29, 2020 Detecting and understanding microbes can help in our fight against infectious disease.
Episode 233: Bringing metal and medicine together to fight COVID-19

Episode 233: Bringing metal and medicine together to fight COVID-19

May 22, 2020 Originally aired May 22, 2020 Copper has been used to battle pathogens for centuries.
Episode 232: The battle against coronavirus misinformation.

Episode 232: The battle against coronavirus misinformation.

May 15, 2020 Originally aired May 15, 2020 A new public engagement project seeks COVID-19 data; fights misinformation.
Episode 231: Why antibodies are crucial in the fight against COVID-19

Episode 231: Why antibodies are crucial in the fight against COVID-19

May 8, 2020 Originally aired May 8, 2020 Researching how antibodies help defeat infections.
Episode 230: Helping coronavirus patients breathe easier

Episode 230: Helping coronavirus patients breathe easier

May 1, 2020 Originally aired May 1, 2020 A UArizona professor has adapted a respirator device to help with the shortage of ventilators the pandemic could create.
Episode 229: How do we emerge from COVID-19 lockdown?

Episode 229: How do we emerge from COVID-19 lockdown?

April 24, 2020 Originally aired Apr 24, 2020 Scientific tracking and monitoring of new infections is critical to making economic decisions.
Episode 228: Tracking the coronavirus in Arizona

Episode 228: Tracking the coronavirus in Arizona

April 17, 2020 Originally aired Apr 17, 2020 A UArizona evolutionary biologist is leading a team of researchers to uncover where the coronavirus first emerged in Arizona.
Episode 227: Using artificial intelligence for space exploration

Episode 227: Using artificial intelligence for space exploration

April 10, 2020 Originally aired Apr 10, 2020 How AI and deep learning can improve automated space-exploration.
Episode 226: How groundwater can help global warming

Episode 226: How groundwater can help global warming

April 3, 2020 Originally aired Apr 3, 2020 Studies show groundwater adjusts to climate and stabilizes the soil which plants need to survive.
Episode 225:  Facing the challenge of diagnosing speech disorders

Episode 225: Facing the challenge of diagnosing speech disorders

March 27, 2020 Originally aired Mar 17, 2020 A University of Arizona researcher is working on an issue critical for Arizona educators.
Episode 224: Tracking one of the world’s most dangerous snakes

Episode 224: Tracking one of the world’s most dangerous snakes

March 19, 2020 Originally aired Mar 19, 2020 The King Cobra snake possesses a fearsome reputation but is has rarely been studied.
Episode 223: What birds can teach us about stress

Episode 223: What birds can teach us about stress

March 13, 2020 Originally aired Mar 12, 2020 What the behavior of birds can tell us about how humans respond to stress.

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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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