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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 127: Seeing the Invisible

Episode 127: Seeing the Invisible

April 19, 2018 Originally Aired Apr 20, 2018 Scientists are using micro-optical devices to detect what animals can see, but we cannot.
Episode 126: Ripples in Space

Episode 126: Ripples in Space

April 12, 2018 Originally Aired Apr 13, 2018 Detecting gravitational waves from deep in space.
Episode 125: Our Lengthening Life Span is Outpacing the Biology of our Eyes’ Lenses

Episode 125: Our Lengthening Life Span is Outpacing the Biology of our Eyes’ Lenses

April 9, 2018 Originally Aired April 6, 2018 Can we reverse vision loss with artificial lenses?
Episode 124: Staying Alive in Space

Episode 124: Staying Alive in Space

March 30, 2018 Originally aired Mar 30, 2018 Tucson-based Paragon Space Development Corporation builds, tests and operates life-support systems and thermal control products which must be reliable for astronauts, explorers and unmanned space applications.
Episode 123: The Complex Orchestration of Nerves and Muscles for Even Seemingly Simple Movements

Episode 123: The Complex Orchestration of Nerves and Muscles for Even Seemingly Simple Movements

March 22, 2018 Originally Aired Dec 15, 2017 REPEAT. How the brain controls muscles to produce movement.
Episode 122: Imaging the Final Frontier

Episode 122: Imaging the Final Frontier

March 15, 2018 Originally Aired Mar 16, 2018 Astronomer Tod Lauer explains how the process for data imaging has made major technological advances.
Episode 121: Generating a New Understanding of How We Inherit Traits From Our Parents

Episode 121: Generating a New Understanding of How We Inherit Traits From Our Parents

March 8, 2018 Originally Aired Mar 9, 2018 How experiences and stresses we endure are encoded and passed on to our offspring.
Arizona Science Special: Humans, Data and Machines Roundtable Discussion

Arizona Science Special: Humans, Data and Machines Roundtable Discussion

March 2, 2018 Joaquin Ruiz, UA Dean of the College of Science, leads a group conversation with speakers from the 2018 UA Science Lecture Series.
Episode 120: From Car Mufflers to Human Voice Tracts

Episode 120: From Car Mufflers to Human Voice Tracts

March 1, 2018 Originally aired Mar 2, 2018 Using mathematical models to help understand human speech.
Episode 119: There is No Such Thing as Big Data

Episode 119: There is No Such Thing as Big Data

February 22, 2018 Originally Aired Feb 22, 2018 We preview the final lecture in the 2018 UA College of Science lecture series which deals with modern day computers, AI, machine learning and big data.
Episode 118: Machine Influencers and Decision Makers

Episode 118: Machine Influencers and Decision Makers

February 15, 2018 Originally aired Feb 16, 2018 We preview the fifth lecture in the 2018 UA College of Science lecture series which deals with modern day computers, AI, machine learning and big data.
Episode 117: What Humans Do that Machines Cannot

Episode 117: What Humans Do that Machines Cannot

February 8, 2018 Originally Aired Feb 9, 2018 We preview the fourth lecture in the 2018 UA College of Science lecture series which deals with modern day computers, AI, machine learning and big data.

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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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