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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 107: The Widespread Effects of Tiny Aerosol Particles on Climate and Health

Episode 107: The Widespread Effects of Tiny Aerosol Particles on Climate and Health

November 22, 2017 Originally Aired Jun 30, 2017 REPEAT. Of all environmental threats, particles are responsible for the most deaths globally.
Episode 106: Chasing Down an Asteroid

Episode 106: Chasing Down an Asteroid

November 20, 2017 Originally Aired Nov 17, 2017 The OSIRIS-REx teams prepares for the spacecraft's arrival at Bennu in November 2018.
Episode 105: The UA Home of Millions of Insect Specimens

Episode 105: The UA Home of Millions of Insect Specimens

November 9, 2017 Originally Aired Sept 1, 2017 REPEAT. The UA insect collection is helping researchers understand more about our world.
Episode 104: Conquering Pain

Episode 104: Conquering Pain

November 3, 2017 Originally aired Nov 3, 2017 New research into green light exposure is showing promising results for pain reversal
Episode 103: Arizona’s Role in the World-Wide Shrimp Industry

Episode 103: Arizona’s Role in the World-Wide Shrimp Industry

October 26, 2017 Originally aired Oct 27, 2017 How a UA lab in the Arizona desert is changing the shrimp industry
Episode 102: The Detective Work Behind Authenticating a Stolen Artistic Masterpiece

Episode 102: The Detective Work Behind Authenticating a Stolen Artistic Masterpiece

October 19, 2017 Originally aired Oct 20, 2017 Examining a stolen de Kooning masterpiece to determine its authenticity
Episode 101: Speaking, Reading and Writing – The Brain and Aphasia

Episode 101: Speaking, Reading and Writing – The Brain and Aphasia

October 12, 2017 Originally Aired Oct 13, 2017 Personalizing treatments for people who suffer from brain injuries
Episode 100: Is There a New Planet to be Discovered?

Episode 100: Is There a New Planet to be Discovered?

October 5, 2017 Originally Aired Oct 6, 2017 A massive planetary object may be lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system.
Episode 99: Early Life Experience Shapes Vulnerability to Asthma

Episode 99: Early Life Experience Shapes Vulnerability to Asthma

October 2, 2017 Originally Aired Sep 29, 2017 Studying the causes of asthma
Episode 98: Beyond “Patient Zero”

Episode 98: Beyond “Patient Zero”

September 21, 2017 Originally Aired Sep 22, 2017 Exploring the Origins of HIV / AIDS
Episode 97: Where’s Bennu?

Episode 97: Where’s Bennu?

September 14, 2017 Originally Aired Sep 15, 2017 Using Radio Telescopes to Locate Objects Millions of Miles Away
Episode 96: Measuring Ages and Histories of Rocks in the Earth’s Crust and Beyond

Episode 96: Measuring Ages and Histories of Rocks in the Earth’s Crust and Beyond

September 7, 2017 Originally Aired Sept 8, 2017 How quickly do mountains form and fall away?

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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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