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Episode 149: Imaging the Final Frontier

Sep 27, 2018 REPEAT: Astronomer Tod Lauer explains how the process for data imaging has made major technological advances.

Episode 148: New Purposes for MRI's

Sep 20, 2018 A University of Arizona researcher is finding new purposes for Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

Episode 147: How Microbes Affect Our Health

Sep 12, 2018 A University of Arizona Biosystems professor is studying how the microscopic world inside and around us affects our health.

Episode 146: The Conversation Surrounding Climate Change

Sep 6, 2018 A University of Arizona researcher is ensuring social science is part of the conversation surrounding climate change.

Episode 145: Native Bison Hunters Chased Prey with Fire

Aug 30, 2018 Native American hunters managed bison herds for centuries before Columbus' arrival in the New World.

Episode 144: Drought-Induced Tree Die-Offs and Climate Change

Aug 22, 2018 The dangerous cycle of large-scale tree die-offs contributes to climate change.

Episode 143: Understanding the Strengths and Weaknesses of the Human Immune System

Aug 16, 2018 Researching how our immune systems react to dangerous threats.

Episode 142: University of Arizona Scientist Expects Bright Discoveries from Parker Solar Probe

Aug 9, 2018 A new observation satellite will be getting an up-close look at our sun.

Episode 141: UA Researchers Collect Genetic Clues to Advance Treatment Options for Lou Gehrig's Disease

Aug 2, 2018 A team of UA scientists are using a catalog of genetic information to look for clues in the battle against the deadly disease.

Episode 140: Citizen Scientists Help University of Arizona Researchers Focus on Butterfly Habits

Jul 26, 2018 University of Arizona assistant professor Katy Prudic is using citizen scientists to help her collect important data on butterflies.

Episode 139: How Satellites Measuring Polar Ice Can Help Predict Rising Sea Levels

Jul 19, 2018 The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment has been measuring changes in Antarctic ice mass to help predict climate change.

Episode 139: First Photos of Bennu From Osiris-REx Spacecraft Due Next Month

Jul 12, 2018 The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will begin sending photos of the asteroid Bennu back to earth beginning in August of 2018.

Episode 138: Fighting Foodborne Illness With New Research

Jul 5, 2018 Plant-based sanitizers may be the key to preventing outbreaks like the one that recently affected romaine lettuce grown in Yuma.

Episode 137: Developing a New Therapeutic Approach to Treat Parkinson’s Disease

Jun 29, 2018 New research into low-dose ketamine may improve the prognosis for people suffering from Parkinson's

Episode 136: Pursuing Better Health Through Sweat

Jun 21, 2018 Researching wearable devices that can track your stress levels.

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