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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 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.
Episode 238: Using a cell phone app to fight the spread of COVID-19

Episode 238: Using a cell phone app to fight the spread of COVID-19

June 26, 2020 Originally aired June 26, 2020 A new app may help when students return to campus this fall.
Episode 237: The importance of scientific modelling in the effort to tackle COVID-19

Episode 237: The importance of scientific modelling in the effort to tackle COVID-19

June 19, 2020 Originally aired June 19, 2020 Predicting coronavirus outcomes with advanced modelling.
Episode 236: Tracking treatment candidates for COVID-19

Episode 236: Tracking treatment candidates for COVID-19

June 11, 2020 Originally aired June 12, 2020 Can research lead to a fast track development for an anti-COVID-19 drug?
Episode 235: New ways to track history through radio-carbon dating

Episode 235: New ways to track history through radio-carbon dating

June 4, 2020 Originally aired June 5, 2020 Collaborating to increase the precision of dating archeological artifacts.
Episode 234: Tracking down the characteristics of COVID-19

Episode 234: Tracking down the characteristics of COVID-19

May 29, 2020 Originally aired May 29, 2020 Detecting and understanding microbes can help in our fight against infectious disease.
Episode 233: Bringing metal and medicine together to fight COVID-19

Episode 233: Bringing metal and medicine together to fight COVID-19

May 22, 2020 Originally aired May 22, 2020 Copper has been used to battle pathogens for centuries.
Episode 232: The battle against coronavirus misinformation.

Episode 232: The battle against coronavirus misinformation.

May 15, 2020 Originally aired May 15, 2020 A new public engagement project seeks COVID-19 data; fights misinformation.

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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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