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Arizona Science explores the latest research and technological innovations taking place in Southern Arizona and at the University of Arizona.
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Using waste products to create sustainable plastics
February 23, 2024

Using waste products to create sustainable plastics

How fossil fuel waste can create new plastics.
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Uncovering details about exoplanets.
February 16, 2024

Uncovering details about exoplanets.

The University of Arizona-backed James Webb Space Telescope has opened new insight about planets outside our solar system.
Finding twists in tree ring research.
February 8, 2024

Finding twists in tree ring research.

Each ring on a tree stump can mark a complete cycle of the seasons, dating back thousands of years.
Revealing surprises about black holes.
February 1, 2024

Revealing surprises about black holes.

Scientists began developing theories about black holes more than a hundred years ago.
 The urgent search for near-Earth asteroids.
January 25, 2024

The urgent search for near-Earth asteroids.

An astronomer in Europe discovered an asteroid last weekend only hours before it burned up in the atmosphere near Berlin.
Studying the ways humans interact with animals
January 18, 2024

Studying the ways humans interact with animals

Animals are filling a growing need in the field of therapy and service work.
Focusing on prevention in the continuing fight against COVID-19.
January 12, 2024

Focusing on prevention in the continuing fight against COVID-19.

Treatments for COVID-19 are effective, but it’s better if you can avoid getting the coronavirus in the first place.
Survival and recovery of Arizona forests
January 4, 2024

Survival and recovery of Arizona forests

University of Arizona forestry expert Don Falk talks about how woodlands might adapt to changes in climate.
Taking Arizona hearing science research to communities in Mexico
December 29, 2023

Taking Arizona hearing science research to communities in Mexico

Cochlear implants can open a world of possibilities by restoring a sense of sound and speech.
Insect societies and cyberscience
December 15, 2023

Insect societies and cyberscience

The key to better cybersecurity might be found in a beehive.
How tree ring research is detailing a natural disaster in the Pacific Northwest.
November 3, 2023

How tree ring research is detailing a natural disaster in the Pacific Northwest.

Divng deep to see what submerged trees can tell us.
Episode 378: Can wastewater recycling help solve Arizona’s water issues?
August 25, 2023

Episode 378: Can wastewater recycling help solve Arizona’s water issues?

Recycling wastewater has proven successful in places as diverse as the International Space Station and Disneyland.

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About the Show

Arizona Science explores the latest scientific research and technological innovations taking place in Southern Arizona and at the University of Arizona. Catch Arizona Science each Friday during Science Friday on NPR 89.1.

Arizona Science has a different guest each week and is hosted by Leslie Tolbert, Ph.D. Regents Professor in the U of A's Department of Neuroscience, and Tim Swindle, Ph.D. and Head of the UofA's Lunar and Planetary Lab.

AZPM is a service of the University of Arizona and our broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents who hold the trademarks for Arizona Public Media and AZPM. We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples.
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