Arizona Science

Episode 363: Checking for ticks in Arizona

Apr 28, 2023 Cases of Rocky Mountain spotted fever are on the rise in Arizona.

Episode 362: How the body’s immune system defends us against disease

Apr 20, 2023 The immune system is similar to a microscopic security force with commanders that order cells to find and kill infectious intruders.

Episode 361: How asteroids can help us understand the history of our Solar System

Apr 7, 2023 The OSIRIS-REx mission is scheduled to return its sample of dust and rocks from the asteroid Bennu in September.

Episode 360: Looking at lemur behavior in Madagascar

Mar 24, 2023 Researchers are spending time in Madagascar off the southeast coast of Africa studying family behavior in lemurs.

Episode 359: Tracking climate change in pre-industrial society

Mar 17, 2023 Researchers are trying to reconcile conflicting data on global temperature changes prior to the Industrial Revolution.

Episode 358: How dark is deep space?

Mar 10, 2023 Scientists are using NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft to measure light that exists beyond the solar system

Episode 357: Investigating methods for heat management in Arizona.

Mar 3, 2023 Researchers are advising city managers planning for the continued effects of changing summer climate.

Episode 356: Updating the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic

Feb 24, 2023 More than three years after the emergence of COVID-19, debate continues about how and where it originated.

Episode 355: Forecasting weather effects in Earth orbit

Feb 17, 2023 The sun’s interaction with the Earth’s atmosphere creates weather on the ground and in space.

Episode 354: How evidence from the past helps us understand climate change in the present.

Feb 10, 2023 Researchers have discovered Earth's oceans were warmer 66 million years ago than they are now.

Episode 353: Why computers might not be as smart as we think

Feb 3, 2023 Computers are such a part of our everyday lives that we take for granted that they are thinking machines.

Episode 352: Solving misconceptions about the aging brain

Jan 27, 2023 Researchers are finding more about what happens to our brains as we get older.

Episode 351: How University of Arizona students are preparing for careers guiding space missions

Jan 20, 2023 University of Arizona students are getting their own unmanned satellite ready for launch.

Episode 350: Simulating residency on another world

Jan 13, 2023 Scientists predict people might spend years living off-world in the coming decades.

Episode 349: Exploring the University of Arizona campus arboretum

Jan 6, 2023 Bringing the stories of cacti, shrubs, and saplings to the U of A from around the world.

Episode 348: A new type of pacemaker for the heart

Dec 16, 2022 New technology is helping scientists develop a gentler, less painful way to use electricity to stimulate the heart.

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