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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 152: Detecting Deception

Episode 152: Detecting Deception

October 18, 2018 Originally aired Oct 19, 2018 UA information management professor Jay Nunamaker is leading a team developing advanced sensor technologies to detect the signs of deception.
Episode 151: A New "Spin" on Information

Episode 151: A New "Spin" on Information

October 10, 2018 Originally aired October 12, 2018 A University of Arizona physics professor describes the principle of "spin" and how it can create more efficient information processing and storage.
Episode 150: New Instruments for the James Webb Space Telescope

Episode 150: New Instruments for the James Webb Space Telescope

October 4, 2018 Originally aired Oct 5, 2018 A University of Arizona space scientist discusses the instruments to be launched aboard the James Webb Space Telescope.
Episode 149: Imaging the Final Frontier

Episode 149: Imaging the Final Frontier

September 27, 2018 Originally Aired Mar 16, 2018 REPEAT: Astronomer Tod Lauer explains how the process for data imaging has made major technological advances.
Episode 148: New Purposes for MRI's

Episode 148: New Purposes for MRI's

September 20, 2018 Originally aired Sep 21, 2018 A University of Arizona researcher is finding new purposes for Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Episode 147: How Microbes Affect Our Health

Episode 147: How Microbes Affect Our Health

September 12, 2018 Originally aired Sep. 14, 2018 A University of Arizona Biosystems professor is studying how the microscopic world inside and around us affects our health.
Episode 146: The Conversation Surrounding Climate Change

Episode 146: The Conversation Surrounding Climate Change

September 6, 2018 Originally aired Sep 7, 2018 A University of Arizona researcher is ensuring social science is part of the conversation surrounding climate change.
Episode 145: Native Bison Hunters Chased Prey with Fire

Episode 145: Native Bison Hunters Chased Prey with Fire

August 30, 2018 Originally aired Aug 31, 2018 Native American hunters managed bison herds for centuries before Columbus' arrival in the New World.
Episode 144: Drought-Induced Tree Die-Offs and Climate Change

Episode 144: Drought-Induced Tree Die-Offs and Climate Change

August 22, 2018 Originally Aired Aug 24, 2018 The dangerous cycle of large-scale tree die-offs contributes to climate change.
Episode 143: Understanding the Strengths and Weaknesses of the Human Immune System

Episode 143: Understanding the Strengths and Weaknesses of the Human Immune System

August 16, 2018 Originally aired Aug 17, 2018 Researching how our immune systems react to dangerous threats.
Episode 142: University of Arizona Scientist Expects Bright Discoveries from Parker Solar Probe

Episode 142: University of Arizona Scientist Expects Bright Discoveries from Parker Solar Probe

August 9, 2018 Originally aired Aug 10, 2018 A new observation satellite will be getting an up-close look at our sun.
Episode 141: UA Researchers Collect Genetic Clues to Advance Treatment Options for Lou Gehrig's Disease

Episode 141: UA Researchers Collect Genetic Clues to Advance Treatment Options for Lou Gehrig's Disease

August 2, 2018 Originally aired August 3, 2018 A team of UA scientists are using a catalog of genetic information to look for clues in the battle against the deadly disease.

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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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