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Arizona Science explores the latest scientific research and technological innovations taking place in Southern Arizona and at the University of Arizona.

Most Recent Episodes

REPEAT: Episode 281: Tracking the distribution of dark matter between the galaxies

University of Arizona music professor and neuroscientist Molly Gebrian is studying how the brain responds to learning through repetition.

REPEAT: Episode 281: Tracking the distribution of dark matter between the galaxies

Episode 279: Scientists use game theory to understand human behavior

REPEAT. University of Arizona economic professor Martin Dufwenberg says psychological game theory can add insight to how people are reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Episode 280: Learning from pandemics of the past

UA evolutionary biologist Dave Enard is using genomic technology to study a COVID-like pandemic that struck East Asia 25,000 years ago. Are we following the same path as the survivors of that outbreak?

Episode 267: Children and COVID-19

University of Arizona pediatric researcher Fernando Martinez discusses how children who show mild symptoms of COVID-19 seldom have full-blown cases like adults.

Episode 251: Developing a new weapon to fight the spread of COVID-19

University of Arizona environmental scientist Luisa Ikner is identifying anti-viral chemicals that can be applied and remain effective for days instead of hours.

Episode 250: Researching communities most at-risk from the threat of COVID-19

University of Arizona epidemiologist Kate Ellingson talks about programs investigating the coronavirus at nursing homes and among essential community workers.

Episode 250: Researching communities most at-risk from the threat of COVID-19

Episode 249: Effective messaging about COVID-19

University of Arizona communications researcher Rain Liu is studying the most effective ways to relay information that can keep new outbreaks from happening.

Episode 248: Improving the measurement of the summer monsoon

University of Arizona environmental researchers Mike Crimmins and Gary Woodard are trying to answer why some Tucson neighborhoods measure higher amounts of rainfall, while other areas stay bone dry.

Episode 246: What birds can teach us about stress

University of Arizona Ecology and Evolutionary Biology professor Renee Duckworth has found birds' maternal stress can be important for offspring during development.

Episode 247: Using optical science as a way to detect COVID-19

University of Arizona professor Tom Milster says the procedure eliminates the need for outside compounds that usually shows if a sample contains COVID-19..