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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 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.
Episode 191: Memories of the first moon landing

Episode 191: Memories of the first moon landing

July 18, 2019 Originally aired Jul 19, 2019 Memories from the first moon landing, 50 years after Apollo 11.
Episode 190: A better way to build small

Episode 190: A better way to build small

July 12, 2019 Developing a new method to build tiny devices for medicine and electronics.
Episode 189: Tree ring research tracks the history of the Asian monsoon

Episode 189: Tree ring research tracks the history of the Asian monsoon

July 3, 2019 Tree ring science helps University of Arizona researchers look at Asian rainfall trends over four centuries in the past.
Episode 188: Sleep, memory, language, and Down syndrome

Episode 188: Sleep, memory, language, and Down syndrome

June 28, 2019 New research suggests a link between poor sleep and difficulty learning to communicate in children with Down syndrome.
Episode 187: New ways to eliminate dangerous chemicals

Episode 187: New ways to eliminate dangerous chemicals

June 20, 2019 Originally aired Jun 21, 2019 Developing new methods to eliminate dangerous chemicals from the environment.
Episode 186: How metaphors make language more colorful

Episode 186: How metaphors make language more colorful

June 14, 2019 Originally aired Jun 14, 2019 Using metaphor to add context to language.
Episode 185: Dating a volcanic eruption using tree rings

Episode 185: Dating a volcanic eruption using tree rings

June 6, 2019 Originally aired Jun 7, 2019 Using tree rings to date an ancient volcanic eruption in the Mediterranean.

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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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