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Episode 114: Problem Solving With Algorithms

Jan 18, 2018 We preview the first lecture in the 2018 UA College of Science lecture series which deals with modern day computers, AI, machine learning and big data

Episode 113: Human Brains Prefer Short Sentence Construction

Jan 11, 2018 When it comes to language, your brain prefers efficiency.

Episode 112: Studying the Shapes and Colors of Distant Galaxies

Jan 4, 2018 NIRCam will study infrared light and help astronomers learn the age of stars in nearby galaxies

Episode 111: How Astronomy and the Arts Interact

Dec 22, 2017 REPEAT. The role of astronomical themes in the arts.

Episode 110: The Complex Orchestration of Nerves and Muscles for Even Seemingly Simple Movements

Dec 14, 2017 How the brain controls muscles to produce movement

Episode 109: The Origins of Life

Dec 7, 2017 Experimental tools are helping astrobiologist Betul Kacar unravel mysteries about the origins of life

Episode 108: Making the Most of Alternative Energy Sources

Nov 30, 2017 Algae and new opportunities for alternative energy.

Episode 107: The Widespread Effects of Tiny Aerosol Particles on Climate and Health

Nov 22, 2017 REPEAT. Of all environmental threats, particles are responsible for the most deaths globally.

Episode 106: Chasing Down an Asteroid

Nov 20, 2017 The OSIRIS-REx teams prepares for the spacecraft's arrival at Bennu in November 2018.

Episode 105: The UA Home of Millions of Insect Specimens

Nov 9, 2017 REPEAT. The UA insect collection is helping researchers understand more about our world.

Episode 104: Conquering Pain

Nov 3, 2017 New research into green light exposure is showing promising results for pain reversal

Episode 103: Arizona’s Role in the World-Wide Shrimp Industry

Oct 26, 2017 How a UA lab in the Arizona desert is changing the shrimp industry

Episode 102: The Detective Work Behind Authenticating a Stolen Artistic Masterpiece

Oct 19, 2017 Examining a stolen de Kooning masterpiece to determine its authenticity

Episode 101: Speaking, Reading and Writing – The Brain and Aphasia

Oct 12, 2017 Personalizing treatments for people who suffer from brain injuries

Episode 100: Is There a New Planet to be Discovered?

Oct 5, 2017 A massive planetary object may be lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system.

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