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Arizona Science explores the latest research and technological innovations taking place in Southern Arizona and at the University of Arizona.
Episoded 323: Measuring pollutants that are contaminating indigenous communities

Episoded 323: Measuring pollutants that are contaminating indigenous communities

May 13, 2022 People living in villages far from the beaten path are experiencing adverse health effects from environmental pollution.
Episode 322: Using new ways to deliver medicine past the body’s natural defenses

Episode 322: Using new ways to deliver medicine past the body’s natural defenses

May 6, 2022 The body’s immune system blocks 90% of the medication we might take from getting where it needs to go.
Episode 321: Detecting invisible gases that contribute to global warming

Episode 321: Detecting invisible gases that contribute to global warming

April 29, 2022 Carbon dioxide and methane gas can't be seen but can be detected from the air.
Episode 320: How new satellite measurements inform the debate about climate change

Episode 320: How new satellite measurements inform the debate about climate change

April 22, 2022 Scientists are updating a global database on climate gleaned from Earth orbit.
Episode 319: Measuring the impact of the pandemic on schooling

Episode 319: Measuring the impact of the pandemic on schooling

April 15, 2022 The COVID-19 pandemic saw in-classroom teaching interrupted in favor of learning from home.
Episode 318: Assessing progress in the fight against COVID-19.

Episode 318: Assessing progress in the fight against COVID-19.

April 8, 2022 Scientists are cautiously optimistic that COVID-19 could fall from pandemic status this year.
Episode 317: How mining plays an increasing role in developing technology

Episode 317: How mining plays an increasing role in developing technology

April 1, 2022 If you own a smartphone, TV, or electric car, you might not realize a complex mix of metals is required to create each device.
Episode 316: Taking a look at critical minerals found in Arizona

Episode 316: Taking a look at critical minerals found in Arizona

March 25, 2022 Arizona plays a large part in finding metals and minerals needed to maintain high technology.
Episode 315: How minerals tell the story of an evolving Earth

Episode 315: How minerals tell the story of an evolving Earth

March 11, 2022 Gems and minerals can be a time machine for the planet.
Episode 314: Tracking down the stories that minerals tell

Episode 314: Tracking down the stories that minerals tell

March 4, 2022 The rocks, fossils, and mountains around us tell a fascinating story.
Episode 313: Investigating climate change in the Arctic Ocean

Episode 313: Investigating climate change in the Arctic Ocean

February 11, 2022 Tree ring researchers are finding clues to how global warming is affecting the Arctic Ocean.
Episode 312: UA researchers chase hypersonic technology

Episode 312: UA researchers chase hypersonic technology

February 4, 2022 University of Arizona wind tunnels are used to investigate what happens to objects traveling at hypersonic speed.

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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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