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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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Shrinking cyberinfrastructure down to size
July 18, 2024

Shrinking cyberinfrastructure down to size

The growth of computing systems and artificial intelligence is creating barriers for institutions trying to navigate cyberinfrastructure.
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What data research teaches us about traffic safety
July 11, 2024

What data research teaches us about traffic safety

Motor vehicle crashes are preventable but accidents are still ranked as the top cause of death for Americans under the age of 40.
A mission to detect moonquakes on the lunar surface
June 20, 2024

A mission to detect moonquakes on the lunar surface

Astronauts left the last seismometers on the moon’s surface during the Apollo program 50 years ago.
Seeking evidence of a climate change turnaround
June 14, 2024

Seeking evidence of a climate change turnaround

Scientists studying the world’s oceans are finding proof that the Earth is responding to efforts by populations fighting climate change.
Updating an endangered species count in the Sky Islands
June 6, 2024

Updating an endangered species count in the Sky Islands

The pace of local extinctions is on the rise in the sky islands of the Sonoran Desert.
Tree ring scientists take their research underwater
May 23, 2024

Tree ring scientists take their research underwater

Tree ring researchers are exploring the lives of sea creatures that document climate change just like trees do.
What dogs can tell us about aging
May 16, 2024

What dogs can tell us about aging

Elderly dogs can suffer from cognitive dysfunction, similar to dementia in humans.
Learning more about a Sonoran Desert Icon
May 10, 2024

Learning more about a Sonoran Desert Icon

The saguaro cactus has been a source of study for southern Arizonans for decades
Studies show how mental abilities improve for seniors as they age
May 2, 2024

Studies show how mental abilities improve for seniors as they age

Our cognitive abilities change as we grow older.
Introducing artificial intelligence to resolve issues in agriculture
April 25, 2024

Introducing artificial intelligence to resolve issues in agriculture

Artificial intelligence is being put to work solving the challenge of feeding the planet.
Researching asthma in traditional rural communities
April 18, 2024

Researching asthma in traditional rural communities

Studies found that traditional farmers did not suffer from lung diseases usually caused by dust in the fields where they worked.
The Geometry of Sound
April 11, 2024

The Geometry of Sound

Researchers say people perceive sound based on where they are when they hear it.

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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.

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