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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 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?
Episode 95: The UA Home of Millions of Insect Specimens

Episode 95: The UA Home of Millions of Insect Specimens

September 1, 2017 Originally Aired Sept 1, 2017 The UA insect collection is helping researchers understand more about our world.
Episode 94: How Life Experiences Shape Brain Circuity

Episode 94: How Life Experiences Shape Brain Circuity

August 24, 2017 Originally Aired Aug 25, 2017 Why is it easier for children to learn new information than it is for adults?
Episode 93: Flood History of the West

Episode 93: Flood History of the West

August 17, 2017 Originally Aired Aug 18, 2017 New research suggests we've seriously underestimated the super-floods of the past.
Episode 92: Watching Molecules Perform their Functions

Episode 92: Watching Molecules Perform their Functions

August 10, 2017 Originally aired Aug 11, 2017 Using new techniques to watch enzyme proteins perform their functions.
Episode 91: How Bright is a Black Hole

Episode 91: How Bright is a Black Hole

August 3, 2017 Originally Aired Aug 4, 2017 Can recently discovered quasars help us discover when the first super-massive black hole formed in the universe?
Episode 90: Why are Women More Susceptible to Alzheimer's Disease Than Men

Episode 90: Why are Women More Susceptible to Alzheimer's Disease Than Men

July 27, 2017 Originally Aired Apr 7, 2017 REPEAT. Studying the dramatic differences between how female and male brains generate the energy they need as the brain ages.
Episode 89: That Buzzing Noise You Hear

Episode 89: That Buzzing Noise You Hear

July 20, 2017 Originally Aired July 21, 2017 Everything you ever wanted to know about cicadas.
Episode 88: Baby Genes

Episode 88: Baby Genes

July 13, 2017 Originally Aired Jul 14, 2017 New research suggests that new genes are likely to appear fully developed rather than gradually taking shape.
Episode 87: X-ray Vision - The Drive to See More

Episode 87: X-ray Vision - The Drive to See More

July 6, 2017 Originally aired Jul 7, 2017 By combining the very latest advances in technology and computing, a UA team is building uniquely powerful imaging systems.

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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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