Arizona Science

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

Nov 3, 2023 Divng deep to see what submerged trees can tell us.

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

Aug 25, 2023 Recycling wastewater has proven successful in places as diverse as the International Space Station and Disneyland.

Episode 377: Finding a connection between music and language development

Aug 18, 2023 People in every culture tend to speak to infants by making language sound more musical.

Episode 376: Using computer algorithms in skin cancer research

Aug 11, 2023 Artificial intelligence is joining the fight against skin cancer.

Episode 375: Preparing to receive the asteroid sample from OSIRIS-REx

Aug 4, 2023 The University of Arizona-backed OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will return its long-awaited sample of rocks and dust from the asteroid Bennu next month.

Episode 374: Building resilience against climate change

Jul 28, 2023 As the weather around us changes, scientists say we need to be more climate resilient.

Episode 373: Growing a new source for rubber products

Jul 21, 2023 University of Arizona researchers are helping develop the desert shrub called guayule

Episode 372: Solving the Hispanic Health Paradox

Jul 14, 2023 Researchers have found non-white Hispanics live longer and have better health outcomes than people from other ethnic and cultural groups.

Episode 371: Exploring solar systems with more than one sun

Jun 30, 2023 Astronomers are discovering our solar system is unique in that it only has one star.

Episode 370: Making new discoveries about gamma ray bursts

Jun 23, 2023 Space scientists call gamma ray bursts the most energetic events in the history of the universe.

Episode 369: Research that helps our eyes see better

Jun 16, 2023 The University of Arizona is a leader in bio-engineered optical science.

Episode 368: The growing concern about valley fever

Jun 2, 2023 The fungal infection known as valley fever is endemic to southwestern states like Arizona and California.

Episode 367: How social isolation can lead to health issues

May 26, 2023 The U-S Surgeon General says loneliness and social isolation can have a devastating impact on mental and physical health.

Episode 366: Underrepresented groups in the debate over water resources

May 19, 2023 The University of Arizona is helping communities contribute to decision-making on water resources in the state.

Episode 365: Decoding the mystery of Alzheimer's disease

May 12, 2023 Researchers investigating Alzheimer’s disease are focusing on the hormone estrogen.

Episode 364: Solving the mysteries of Easter Island

May 10, 2023 The huge stone heads on Easter Island in the Pacific have fascinated historians for centuries.

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