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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 203: Predicting how forests will respond to climate change

Episode 203: Predicting how forests will respond to climate change

October 10, 2019 Investigating how changes in global temperature will affect our forest.
Episode 202: Exploring the interaction between man and machine

Episode 202: Exploring the interaction between man and machine

October 3, 2019 Exploring our connection with computers
Episode 201: Detecting danger from traumatic brain injuries

Episode 201: Detecting danger from traumatic brain injuries

September 26, 2019 Originally aired Sep 27, 2019 A University of Arizona biomedical engineer is promoting the use of sensors in mouth guard to detect sports concussions.
Episode 200: Climate change clues from prehistoric times

Episode 200: Climate change clues from prehistoric times

September 19, 2019 Originally aired Sep 20, 2019 Prehistoric temperature data can help us predict the impact of climate change.
Episode 199: A history of eating

Episode 199: A history of eating

September 13, 2019 Originally aired Sep 13, 2019 Looking back in time to determine what created our dietary habits.
Episode 198: Groundwater and climate change

Episode 198: Groundwater and climate change

September 6, 2019 Originally aired Sep 6, 2019 Using computer models to predict the effect of climate change on groundwater in the West.
Episode 197: Researching smartphone efficiency

Episode 197: Researching smartphone efficiency

August 30, 2019 Originally aired Aug 30, 2019 Exploring ways to make smartphones run more efficiently.
Episode 196: Molecules and the battle against bacteria

Episode 196: Molecules and the battle against bacteria

August 23, 2019 Originally aired Aug 23, 2019 Discovering how anti-microbial molecules fight infectious disease
Episode 195: Earth science and the art of crunching numbers

Episode 195: Earth science and the art of crunching numbers

August 16, 2019 Originally aired Aug 16, 2019 Meeting increasing data analysis challenges in Earth science research
Episode 194: Researching eating disorders with lab mice

Episode 194: Researching eating disorders with lab mice

August 9, 2019 Originally aired Aug 9, 2019 Using laboratory mice to understand eating and emotional behavior.
Episode 193: Going global with farming methods

Episode 193: Going global with farming methods

August 2, 2019 The challenges in transplanting a popular farming method around the globe.
Episode 192: Seeking knowledge through the use of synthetic biology

Episode 192: Seeking knowledge through the use of synthetic biology

July 25, 2019 Originally aired Jul 26, 2019 Making new things from existing biological forms.

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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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