May 29, 2020 / Modified jun 11, 2020 5:08 p.m.

Episode 234: Tracking down the characteristics of COVID-19

Detecting and understanding microbes can help in our fight against infectious disease.

AZSCI 243 Characteristics Microbe identification aboard the International Space Station has helped scientists on earth understand the basic chemical and physical blueprint of viruses.
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Tracking down the characteristics of COVID-19

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Episode 234: University of Arizona researcher Linda Powers

Technology is helping scientists identify unique aspects of the novel coronavirus. University of Arizona researcher Linda Powers studies new ways to detect and understand infectious microbes, and she says generating new knowledge about the basics of COVID-19 is helping lead the fight against the pandemic.

Linda Powers spoke with Leslie Tolbert, Ph.D professor emerita in Neuroscience at the University of Arizona.

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