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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 304: Protecting younger children from COVID-19.

Episode 304: Protecting younger children from COVID-19.

November 19, 2021 COVID-19 vaccines were approved for children ages 5 to 11 in late October.
Episode 303: Filling the gaps between the galaxies.

Episode 303: Filling the gaps between the galaxies.

November 12, 2021 The proposed Aspera mission will chart the territory between galaxies from Earth orbit.
Episode 302: How a Tucson company is making ultrasound more available in developing countries

Episode 302: How a Tucson company is making ultrasound more available in developing countries

November 5, 2021 A Tucson-based startup wants to help expand ultrasound technology in nations that face major healthcare challenges.
Episode 301: Opening a new era in crewed space research.

Episode 301: Opening a new era in crewed space research.

November 1, 2021 Civilian space travel is bringing new opportunities to learn how the human body reacts to the space environment.
Episode 300: Discovering what happens to our brains as we age

Episode 300: Discovering what happens to our brains as we age

October 22, 2021 A major new study is focusing on why people’s brains age differently.
Episode 299: Experts anticipate a warming climate will change the way microbes feed the soil

Episode 299: Experts anticipate a warming climate will change the way microbes feed the soil

October 15, 2021 Experts believe a warming climate could see microbes evolve to more effectively feed the soil.
Episode 298: The cost of coping with COVID-19

Episode 298: The cost of coping with COVID-19

October 8, 2021 How people responded to changes brought about by the pandemic.
Episode 297: Building an infrastructure to help scientists handle big data

Episode 297: Building an infrastructure to help scientists handle big data

October 1, 2021 A University of Arizona-invented program enables scientists around the world to access and manage big data sets.
Episode 296: Looking into the future with quantum technology

Episode 296: Looking into the future with quantum technology

September 24, 2021 Experts believe the advent of quantum technology will steadily improve our communication capabilities.
Episode 295: Exploring the planet Saturn

Episode 295: Exploring the planet Saturn

September 17, 2021 Saturn holds special interest for the new director of the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory.
Episode 294: New research links COVID-19 to Arizona rattlesnakes

Episode 294: New research links COVID-19 to Arizona rattlesnakes

September 13, 2021 Resarchers are testing a connection between an enzyme similar to rattlesnake venom and deadly cases of COVID-19.
Episode 293: Seeking a breakthrough for treating Type 2 diabetes

Episode 293: Seeking a breakthrough for treating Type 2 diabetes

September 3, 2021 Medical researchers who connect diabetes with obesity think the liver plays a key role.

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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.

Arizona Public Media is a service of the University of Arizona and our broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents who hold the trademarks for Arizona Public Media and AZPM. We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples.
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