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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 250: Researching communities most at-risk from the threat of COVID-19

Episode 250: Researching communities most at-risk from the threat of COVID-19

September 18, 2020 Originally aired Sept 18, 2020 Researchers are studying how COVID-19 grows within the population.
Episode 249: Effective messaging about COVID-19

Episode 249: Effective messaging about COVID-19

September 10, 2020 Originally aired September 11, 2020 Ways to relay information that can keep new COVID-19 outbreaks from happening.
Episode 248: Improving the measurement of the summer monsoon

Episode 248: Improving the measurement of the summer monsoon

September 4, 2020 Originally aired September 4, 2020 Researchers are studying why some Tucson neighborhoods measure higher amounts of rainfall than others.
Episode 247: Using optical science as a way to detect COVID-19

Episode 247: Using optical science as a way to detect COVID-19

August 28, 2020 Originally aired August 28, 2020 Researchers are developing an instrument that analyzes the chemical makeup of a coronavirus sample.
Episode 223: What birds can teach us about stress

Episode 223: What birds can teach us about stress

August 21, 2020 Originally aired Mar 12, 2020 What the behavior of birds can tell us about how humans respond to stress.
Episode 245: How investigating wastewater can help solve the COVID-19 crisis

Episode 245: How investigating wastewater can help solve the COVID-19 crisis

August 14, 2020 Originally aired Aug 13, 2020 Scientists are searching for evidence of the coronavirus everywhere, including sewage treatment plants.
Episode: 244: What scientists continue to learn about the novel coronavirus

Episode: 244: What scientists continue to learn about the novel coronavirus

August 7, 2020 Originally aired August 6, 2020 Researchers are increasing their knowledge about COVID-19 and how to fight it.
Episode 243:The psychology of coping with the coronavirus pandemic

Episode 243:The psychology of coping with the coronavirus pandemic

July 31, 2020 Originally aired Jul 31, 2020 Why some people are finding it hard to adjust to a new routine.
Episode 242: The dilemma of social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic

Episode 242: The dilemma of social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic

July 24, 2020 Originally aired July 24, 2020 Why human contact is so essential to our everyday mental health.
Episode 241: How personal interaction has changed during the coronavirus pandemic

Episode 241: How personal interaction has changed during the coronavirus pandemic

July 17, 2020 Originally aired Jul 17, 2020 Researchers are looking into how people are coping with the isolation of a pandemic.
Episode 240: Looking inside cells to see the development of Covid-19

Episode 240: Looking inside cells to see the development of Covid-19

July 10, 2020 Originally aired July 10, 2020 A University of Arizona molecular scientist is tracking viruses within cells.
Episode 239: A detailed look beneath the surface of Mars

Episode 239: A detailed look beneath the surface of Mars

July 3, 2020 Originally aired July 3, 2020 A new ground-penetrating radar experiment will reveal what's underneath layers of Martian soil.

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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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