Arizona Science

Episode 182: How Does Your Dog Recognize You?

May 16, 2019 Your dog perceives the social world in much the same way that people do.

Episode 181: The Potential of Embryonic Stem Cells

May 9, 2019 Examining how stem cells could potentially protect against lifetime health issues.

Episode 180: A Plume of Particles on Bennu

May 3, 2019 New photographs from the asteroid Bennu reveal a rare find.

Episode 179: Why Are We So Attached to Our Phones?

Apr 26, 2019 UA researcher David Sbarra thinks our evolutionary history may help explain our modern addiction.

Episode 178: Studying Micro-Organisms at Biosphere 2

Apr 18, 2019 A University of Arizona professor is using Biosphere 2 to better understand micro-organisms help create our landscapes.

Episode 177: Science on Tumamoc Hill

Apr 12, 2019 Tumamoc Hill in Tucson, Arizona is rich in both history and science.

Episode 176: Blood and the Brain

Apr 8, 2019 Mathematical models can help reveal the relationship between brain activity and oxygen levels in the blood.

Episode 175: A New Understanding of Chaco Canyon

Mar 28, 2019 New archaeological data from Chaco Canyon is helping us get a better understanding of its ancient civilization.

Episode 174: Unlocking the Answers to Questions Behind Alzheimer's Disease

Mar 21, 2019 When will it be possible to detect Alzheimer's before the onset of symptoms?

Episode 173: Using Science to Eliminate a Stubborn Agricultural Pest

Mar 14, 2019 A group led by a UA entomologist has worked to successfully eradicate the pink bollworm.

Episode 172: Tree Rings and Climate Change

Mar 6, 2019 What tree rings can tell us about changes in the Earth's climate.

Episode 171: The Science Behind Bones

Feb 28, 2019 A UA professor is investigating the science behind bones.

Episode 170: Can Intelligence Be Measured?

Feb 22, 2019 Is 'intelligence' a set of decentralized, independent problem-solving modules, or a singular, generalized skill of innovation?

Episode 169: Investigating the Mind-Body Dialogue

Feb 14, 2019 Everyone knows our brain controls our body, but how does our body influence our brain?

Episode 168: The Microbes Shaping Our Lives

Feb 7, 2019 Microbes are traditionally seen as dangerous to human health, but is that always the case?

Episode 166: OSIRIS-REx and the Search for a Sample Site on Bennu

Jan 31, 2019 Scientists on the OSIRIS-REx mission are facing an unexpected challenge searching for an area to collect a soil sample from Bennu.

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