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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 260: Wearable technology that can help reduce workplace injury

Episode 260: Wearable technology that can help reduce workplace injury

December 4, 2020 Originally aired Dec 4, 2020 How engineering technology can reduce the chances for injury in the workplace.
Episode 259: Scientists use game theory to understand human behavior

Episode 259: Scientists use game theory to understand human behavior

November 20, 2020 Originally aired Nov 20, 2020 Game theory helps scientists produce predictions about how people will behave.
Episode 258: Recognizing new developments in gene-editing technology

Episode 258: Recognizing new developments in gene-editing technology

November 13, 2020 Originally aired Nov 13, 2020 CRISPR could someday open the door toward growing more nutritious foods and eliminating disease.
Episode 257: How COVID-19 spreads by affecting our sensitivity to pain

Episode 257: How COVID-19 spreads by affecting our sensitivity to pain

November 6, 2020 Originally aired Nov 6, 2020 Research could explain why those who are asymptomatic turn out to be some of the worst spreaders of COVID-19.
Episode 256: Challenging Einstein’s theory of relativity

Episode 256: Challenging Einstein’s theory of relativity

October 30, 2020 Originally aired Oct 30, 2020 The University of Arizona-supported Event Horizon telescope produced the first picture of a black hole last year.
Episode 255: The role of telemedicine in investigating the COVID-19 pandemic

Episode 255: The role of telemedicine in investigating the COVID-19 pandemic

October 23, 2020 Originally aired Oct 23, 2020 Telemedicine is proving essential for medical scientists solving the riddle of the coronavirus.
Episode 254: OSIRIS-REx makes its first sampling try at the asteroid Bennu

Episode 254: OSIRIS-REx makes its first sampling try at the asteroid Bennu

October 15, 2020 Originally aired Oct 16, 2020 The University of Arizona-backed OSIRIS-REx mission reaches its biggest moment next week.
 Episode 253: Forecasting chances for a COVID-19 vaccine

Episode 253: Forecasting chances for a COVID-19 vaccine

October 9, 2020 Originally aired Oct 9, 2020 The push to create a vaccine that will end the COVID-19 crisis is putting pressure on medical scientists.
Episode 252: Paving the way for a new era of computer technology

Episode 252: Paving the way for a new era of computer technology

October 2, 2020 Originally aired Oct 2, 2020 How quantum computing could replace our current Internet with a more powerful version.
Episode 251:  Developing a new weapon to fight the spread of COVID-19.

Episode 251: Developing a new weapon to fight the spread of COVID-19.

September 25, 2020 Originally aired September 25, 2020 The battle to stop spreading the coronavirus includes wiping down every surface it comes in contact with.
Episode 250: Researching communities most at-risk from the threat of COVID-19

Episode 250: Researching communities most at-risk from the threat of COVID-19

September 18, 2020 Originally aired Sept 18, 2020 Researchers are studying how COVID-19 grows within the population.
Episode 249: Effective messaging about COVID-19

Episode 249: Effective messaging about COVID-19

September 10, 2020 Originally aired September 11, 2020 Ways to relay information that can keep new COVID-19 outbreaks from happening.

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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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