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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 169: Investigating the Mind-Body Dialogue

Episode 169: Investigating the Mind-Body Dialogue

February 14, 2019 Originally aired Feb 15, 2019 Everyone knows our brain controls our body, but how does our body influence our brain?
Episode 168: The Microbes Shaping Our Lives

Episode 168: The Microbes Shaping Our Lives

February 7, 2019 Originally aired Feb 8, 2019 Microbes are traditionally seen as dangerous to human health, but is that always the case?
Episode 166: OSIRIS-REx and the Search for a Sample Site on Bennu

Episode 166: OSIRIS-REx and the Search for a Sample Site on Bennu

January 31, 2019 Originally aired Feb 1, 2019 Scientists on the OSIRIS-REx mission are facing an unexpected challenge searching for an area to collect a soil sample from Bennu.
Episode 165: Climate and the Deep Blue Sea

Episode 165: Climate and the Deep Blue Sea

January 24, 2019 Originally aired Jan 25, 2019 Transforming how oceanographers measure and forecast changes in Earth's climate
Episode 164: Managing Threats to the Global Ecosystem

Episode 164: Managing Threats to the Global Ecosystem

January 17, 2019 Originally aired Jan 18, 2018 Managing the challenges presented by threats to the global ecosystem.
Episode 163: How Birdsong Can Help Us Understand Human Speech

Episode 163: How Birdsong Can Help Us Understand Human Speech

January 10, 2019 Originally aired Jan 11, 2019 Researching birdsong, and how it can help scientists understand the development of human speech.
Episode 162: Using a Patient’s Own Cells in Regenerative Medicine Therapies

Episode 162: Using a Patient’s Own Cells in Regenerative Medicine Therapies

January 2, 2019 Originally aired Jan 4, 2018 Developing methods for using a patient’s own cells in regenerative medicine therapies.
Episode 161: Climate Change and the Transmission of Infectious Diseases

Episode 161: Climate Change and the Transmission of Infectious Diseases

December 14, 2018 Originally Aired Dec 14, 2018 The impact of a changing climate on the transmission of infectious diseases.
Episode 160: Quick-Orbiting Comets are Drawing Attention

Episode 160: Quick-Orbiting Comets are Drawing Attention

December 12, 2018 Originally aired December 14, 2018 Comets affected by Jupiter's gravity draw attention from University of Arizona planetary scientists.
Episode 159: The Pitfalls of Early Space Exploration

Episode 159: The Pitfalls of Early Space Exploration

December 6, 2018 Originally aired December 7, 2018 UA researcher recalls pitfalls of early interplanetary space exploration.
Episode 158: Is Vaping Addictive?

Episode 158: Is Vaping Addictive?

November 29, 2018 Originally aired Nov 30, 2018 UA research team studies the addictive aspects of smokeless nicotine.
Episode 157: What Ice Age Plants Can Tell Us About Modern Climate Change

Episode 157: What Ice Age Plants Can Tell Us About Modern Climate Change

November 20, 2018 Originally aired Nov 23, 2018 What Ice Age vegetation tells us about the dangers of climate change.

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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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