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Arizona Science

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 186: How metaphors make language more colorful

Episode 186: How metaphors make language more colorful

June 14, 2019 Originally aired Jun 14, 2019 Using metaphor to add context to language.
Episode 185: Dating a volcanic eruption using tree rings

Episode 185: Dating a volcanic eruption using tree rings

June 6, 2019 Originally aired Jun 7, 2019 Using tree rings to date an ancient volcanic eruption in the Mediterranean.
Episode 184: Stroke and the Immune System

Episode 184: Stroke and the Immune System

May 30, 2019 Originally aired May 31, 2019 Revealing how stroke affects our body's immune system.
Episode 183: When Wildlife and Development Clash

Episode 183: When Wildlife and Development Clash

May 23, 2019 Originally aired May 24, 2019 What really happens when urban development clashes with Arizona wildlife?
Episode 182: How Does Your Dog Recognize You?

Episode 182: How Does Your Dog Recognize You?

May 16, 2019 Your dog perceives the social world in much the same way that people do.
Episode 181: The Potential of Embryonic Stem Cells

Episode 181: The Potential of Embryonic Stem Cells

May 9, 2019 Originally aired May 10, 2019 Examining how stem cells could potentially protect against lifetime health issues.
Episode 180: A Plume of Particles on Bennu

Episode 180: A Plume of Particles on Bennu

May 3, 2019 Originally aired May 3, 2019 New photographs from the asteroid Bennu reveal a rare find.
Episode 179: Why Are We So Attached to Our Phones?

Episode 179: Why Are We So Attached to Our Phones?

April 26, 2019 Originally aired Apr 26, 2019 UA researcher David Sbarra thinks our evolutionary history may help explain our modern addiction.
Episode 178: Studying Micro-Organisms at Biosphere 2

Episode 178: Studying Micro-Organisms at Biosphere 2

April 18, 2019 Originally aired Apr 19, 2019 A University of Arizona professor is using Biosphere 2 to better understand micro-organisms help create our landscapes.
Episode 177: Science on Tumamoc Hill

Episode 177: Science on Tumamoc Hill

April 12, 2019 Originally aired Apr 12, 2019 Tumamoc Hill in Tucson, Arizona is rich in both history and science.
Episode 176: Blood and the Brain

Episode 176: Blood and the Brain

April 8, 2019 Originally aired Apr 4, 2019 Mathematical models can help reveal the relationship between brain activity and oxygen levels in the blood.
Episode 175: A New Understanding of Chaco Canyon

Episode 175: A New Understanding of Chaco Canyon

March 28, 2019 Originally Aired Mar 29, 2019 New archaeological data from Chaco Canyon is helping us get a better understanding of its ancient civilization.

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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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