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Episode 280: Learning from pandemics of the past

Some scientists think COVID-19, like the flu, will never be completely eradicated.

Episode 278: Using data analysis to counter COVID-19

The use of big data and machine learning has grown during the coronavirus pandemic

Episode 277: Using optical science to detect COVID-19

Researchers are looking for new ways to detect COVID-19.

Episode 276: Exploring the connection between climate and human society.

Learning from past civilizations can teach us about the dangers we face in our current climate crisis.

Episode 275: Understanding the water beneath our feet

Groundwater is the largest un-frozen freshwater resource on the planet, but it is often overlooked and overused.

Episode 274: Updating the status for water from the Colorado River

Demand for Colorado River water continues to exceed supply.

Episode 273: How the oceans play a part in Earth’s changing climate

Researchers are discovering more about the world’s oceans and their impact on temperature and water availability.

Episode 272: Tracking the origin of water on planet Earth

How water and organic molecules contributed to the beginnings of life on our planet.

Episode 271: COVID-19 and the sense of smell

People reporting COVID-19 symptoms often note they lose their sense of smell.

Episode 270: Reaching herd immunity to defeat COVID-19

Doctors are racing to achieve herd immunity to stop the coronavirus pandemic.

Episode 269: Studying the impact of COVID-19 related isolation

How COVID-19 affects our senses and changes the way we interact with society.

Episode 268: Trailblazing a future manned mission to Mars

NASA's Mars Perseverance rover will try to generate oxygen on the Red Planet for the first time.

Episode 267: Children and COVID-19

One of the unsolved mysteries about COVID-19 is why it has a lesser impact on children.

Episode 266: Imagining endgame scenarios for COVID-19

The evolution of COVID-19 and how it might join H-I-V and the flu as a controllable virus.

Episode 265: Assessing the danger posed by coronavirus variants

Viruses constantly mutate and circulate around the world, and COVID-19 is no exception

Episode 264: Answering questions about the COVID-19 vaccine

As COVID-19 vaccination programs gain momentum, people have questions about the vaccine.

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