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Arizona Science

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 225:  Facing the challenge of diagnosing speech disorders

Episode 225: Facing the challenge of diagnosing speech disorders

March 27, 2020 Originally aired Mar 17, 2020 A University of Arizona researcher is working on an issue critical for Arizona educators.
Episode 224: Tracking one of the world’s most dangerous snakes

Episode 224: Tracking one of the world’s most dangerous snakes

March 19, 2020 Originally aired Mar 19, 2020 The King Cobra snake possesses a fearsome reputation but is has rarely been studied.
Episode 223: What birds can teach us about stress

Episode 223: What birds can teach us about stress

March 13, 2020 Originally aired Mar 12, 2020 What the behavior of birds can tell us about how humans respond to stress.
Studying and searching for coronavirus in Tucson

Studying and searching for coronavirus in Tucson

March 6, 2020 Originally aired Mar 6, 2019 Tracking the source of COVID-19 and looking for traces in Tucson.
Episode 221: How science can help feed the world

Episode 221: How science can help feed the world

February 28, 2020 Originally aired Feb 28, 2020 Using scientific tools to answer the challenge of feeding the world's population.
Episode 220: Understanding the positives and negatives of machine learning

Episode 220: Understanding the positives and negatives of machine learning

February 21, 2020 Originally aired February 21, 2020 The AI revolution comes with great promise, but also peril.
What the future holds for biodiversity on our planet

What the future holds for biodiversity on our planet

February 14, 2020 Originally aired Feb 14, 2020 Biodiversity and ecosystems connect Earth's living and physical components.
Episode 219: Exploring virtual reality

Episode 219: Exploring virtual reality

February 7, 2020 Originally aired Feb 7, 2020 There's more to VR than just gaming.
Episode 218: How extraterrestrial life could affect us on Earth

Episode 218: How extraterrestrial life could affect us on Earth

January 31, 2020 Originally aired Jan 31, 2020 How finding extraterrestrial life will change the way we live on Earth.
Episode 217: Problem-solving on the Navajo Nation.

Episode 217: Problem-solving on the Navajo Nation.

January 23, 2020 Originally aired January 17, 2020 Putting a focus on problem-solving on the Navajo Nation.
Episode 216: Exercise, stress and the immune system

Episode 216: Exercise, stress and the immune system

January 17, 2020 Originally aired January 17, 2020 Researching the relationship between exercise, stress and the immune system.
Episode 215: Conducting research on the cutting edge of particle physics.

Episode 215: Conducting research on the cutting edge of particle physics.

January 10, 2020 Originally aired Jan 10, 2020 The Large Hadron Collider in Europe helps scientists make discoveries basic to our understanding of the known universe.

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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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