Arizona Science

Episode 248: Improving the measurement of the summer monsoon

Sep 4, 2020 Researchers are studying why some Tucson neighborhoods measure higher amounts of rainfall than others.

Episode 247: Using optical science as a way to detect COVID-19

Aug 28, 2020 Researchers are developing an instrument that analyzes the chemical makeup of a coronavirus sample.

Episode 223: What birds can teach us about stress

Aug 21, 2020 What the behavior of birds can tell us about how humans respond to stress.

Episode 245: How investigating wastewater can help solve the COVID-19 crisis

Aug 14, 2020 Scientists are searching for evidence of the coronavirus everywhere, including sewage treatment plants.

Episode: 244: What scientists continue to learn about the novel coronavirus

Aug 7, 2020 Researchers are increasing their knowledge about COVID-19 and how to fight it.

Episode 243:The psychology of coping with the coronavirus pandemic

Jul 31, 2020 Why some people are finding it hard to adjust to a new routine.

Episode 242: The dilemma of social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic

Jul 24, 2020 Why human contact is so essential to our everyday mental health.

Episode 241: How personal interaction has changed during the coronavirus pandemic

Jul 17, 2020 Researchers are looking into how people are coping with the isolation of a pandemic.

Episode 240: Looking inside cells to see the development of Covid-19

Jul 10, 2020 A University of Arizona molecular scientist is tracking viruses within cells.

Episode 239: A detailed look beneath the surface of Mars

Jul 3, 2020 A new ground-penetrating radar experiment will reveal what's underneath layers of Martian soil.

Episode 238: Using a cell phone app to fight the spread of COVID-19

Jun 26, 2020 A new app may help when students return to campus this fall.

Episode 237: The importance of scientific modelling in the effort to tackle COVID-19

Jun 19, 2020 Predicting coronavirus outcomes with advanced modelling.

Episode 236: Tracking treatment candidates for COVID-19

Jun 11, 2020 Can research lead to a fast track development for an anti-COVID-19 drug?

Episode 234: Tracking down the characteristics of COVID-19

May 29, 2020 Detecting and understanding microbes can help in our fight against infectious disease.

Episode 233: Bringing metal and medicine together to fight COVID-19

May 22, 2020 Copper has been used to battle pathogens for centuries.

Episode 232: The battle against coronavirus misinformation.

May 15, 2020 A new public engagement project seeks COVID-19 data; fights misinformation.

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