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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 136: Pursuing Better Health Through Sweat

Episode 136: Pursuing Better Health Through Sweat

June 21, 2018 Originally aired Jun 22, 2018 Researching wearable devices that can track your stress levels.
Episode 135: Research Extends Occupational Safety Concerns to Small Businesses in Tucson

Episode 135: Research Extends Occupational Safety Concerns to Small Businesses in Tucson

June 14, 2018 Originally Aired June 15, 2018 What's in your walls at work?
Episode 134: Tracking Progress on Climate Goals

Episode 134: Tracking Progress on Climate Goals

June 11, 2018 Originally Aired June 8, 2018 The ocean's central role in the Earth's climate.
Episode 133: Exciting New Applications for Photonics

Episode 133: Exciting New Applications for Photonics

June 1, 2018 Originally Aired June 1, 2018 Moving holographic pictures (think Princess Leah in Star Wars) are quickly becoming a reality.
Episode 132: Exploring the Milky Way

Episode 132: Exploring the Milky Way

May 24, 2018 Originally Aired May 26, 2017 REPEAT. The UA-led GUSTO mission which will send a balloon to near space to study the Milky Way galaxy.
Episode 131: How Life Experiences Shape Brain Circuity

Episode 131: How Life Experiences Shape Brain Circuity

May 17, 2018 Originally Aired Aug 25, 2017 REPEAT. Why is it easier for children to learn new information than it is for adults?
Episode 130: Researching Lake Sediment

Episode 130: Researching Lake Sediment

May 10, 2018 Originally Aired Apr 11, 2018 Using fossils and sedimentary records to understand the geological history of lake basins.
Episode 129: Insights from Insects

Episode 129: Insights from Insects

May 3, 2018 Originally Aired Apr 28, 2017 REPEAT. Applying knowledge from ants and bees to human engineering, computing, and more.
Episode 128: The History of Infrared

Episode 128: The History of Infrared

April 30, 2018 Originally aired April 27, 2018 The design and development of the Multiband Imaging Photometer for Spitzer instrument on NASA’s infrared Spitzer Space Telescope
Episode 127: Seeing the Invisible

Episode 127: Seeing the Invisible

April 19, 2018 Originally Aired Apr 20, 2018 Scientists are using micro-optical devices to detect what animals can see, but we cannot.
Episode 126: Ripples in Space

Episode 126: Ripples in Space

April 12, 2018 Originally Aired Apr 13, 2018 Detecting gravitational waves from deep in space.
Episode 125: Our Lengthening Life Span is Outpacing the Biology of our Eyes’ Lenses

Episode 125: Our Lengthening Life Span is Outpacing the Biology of our Eyes’ Lenses

April 9, 2018 Originally Aired April 6, 2018 Can we reverse vision loss with artificial lenses?

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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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