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Episode 47: Children Need Their Naps

Sleep patterns in children profoundly affect their learning ability.

Episode 46: OSIRIS-REx has Begun its Epic 7 Year Long Mission to the Asteroid Bennu

OSIRIS-REx is on the way to study the Asteroid Bennu and return to Earth in 2023 with a sample for analysis.

Episode 45: Past Climates Can Help to Inform Water Resource Management in the Western U.S.

Knowledge of the range of climate conditions over past centuries can shed light on the conditions we may expect in the future.

Episode 44: Yeast Cells May One Day Have a Role to Play in Developing Treatments for Diseases like Alzheimer's

Artificially inducing stress responses may one day help develop treatments for diseases associated with misfiled prion proteins.

Episode 43: Arizona at the Forefront of New National Program on Individualized Healthcare

Recent studies indicate that our individual genetic makeups impact how we respond to medical treatment.

Episode 42: What the Earth's Climate History Can Tell Us About Climate Change and Seasonal Rains

New findings provides evidence that climate shifts can happen suddenly.

Episode 41: Soft as a Rock: Tectonic Stretching of the Earth's Crust

Geological fieldwork is unlocking details of the creation of the Basin and Range Province in which Tucson sits.

Episode 39: Hi-Rise Camera Still Sharing Images from Mars, Ten Years After Launch

For 10 years, the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment has been photographing hundreds of images from targeted areas of Mars in unprecedented detail.

Episode 38: Turning Invertebrate Brain Revolution on its Head

Studying fossils to take a new look at the evolution of anthropods

Episode 37: High Tech Safety Systems for Cars of the Future

New "connected vehicle" technology allows cars to share information about where they are.

Episode 36: A New Window on Cancer

Emerging methods that take an "optical biopsy" offer a new approach to cancer biopsies.

Episode 35: The Zika Virus and its Threat to the U.S.

The growing threat of the Zika virus.

Episode 34: New Ways to Use Sound

Materials Science and Engineering Professor Pierre Deymier is developing news ways of manipulating sound waves.

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