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Episode 304: Protecting younger children from COVID-19.

COVID-19 vaccines were approved for children ages 5 to 11 in late October.

Episode 303: Filling the gaps between the galaxies.

The proposed Aspera mission will chart the territory between galaxies from Earth orbit.

Episode 302: How a Tucson company is making ultrasound more available in developing countries

A Tucson-based startup wants to help expand ultrasound technology in nations that face major healthcare challenges.

Episode 301: Opening a new era in crewed space research.

Civilian space travel is bringing new opportunities to learn how the human body reacts to the space environment.

Episode 300: Discovering what happens to our brains as we age

A major new study is focusing on why people’s brains age differently.

Episode 299: Experts anticipate a warming climate will change the way microbes feed the soil

Experts believe a warming climate could see microbes evolve to more effectively feed the soil.

Episode 298: The cost of coping with COVID-19

How people responded to changes brought about by the pandemic.

Episode 297: Building an infrastructure to help scientists handle big data

A University of Arizona-invented program enables scientists around the world to access and manage big data sets.

Episode 296: Looking into the future with quantum technology

Experts believe the advent of quantum technology will steadily improve our communication capabilities.

Episode 295: Exploring the planet Saturn

Saturn holds special interest for the new director of the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory.

Episode 294: New research links COVID-19 to Arizona rattlesnakes

Resarchers are testing a connection between an enzyme similar to rattlesnake venom and deadly cases of COVID-19.

Episode 293: Seeking a breakthrough for treating Type 2 diabetes

Medical researchers who connect diabetes with obesity think the liver plays a key role.

Episode 292: Studying chemistry in space

Some theorists believe life on Earth originated among the stars.

Episode 291: Exploring how we extract information from sound

A debate over sound on the internet is helping scientists understand how we interpret the world around us.

Episode 290: Measuring the impact of the 2021 monsoon

This year’s monsoon has already included the wettest July on record in Tucson.

Episode 289: Building a business to help detect signals from space.

A University of Arizona researcher combined his interest in engineering and science into a company that helps build radio telescope attennas.

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