Arizona Science

Episode 331: The Special Smell of the Desert

Jul 22, 2022 The smell of a monsoon rain is more than just refreshing.

Episode 330: Tracking objects in distant Earth orbit

Jul 15, 2022 Satellites, space junk, and space craft are filling the void between Earth and the Moon.

Episode 329: Making strides in the fight against stomach cancer

Jul 1, 2022 Stomach cancer is only the fifth leading cancer affecting people in the United States, but it much more common worldwide.

Episode 328: Solving the mystery behind migraine headaches

Jun 24, 2022 Researchers have found migraine headaches emerge from triggers both inside and outside the brain.

Episode 327: Lowering the cost of detecting cancer

Jun 17, 2022 Researchers have spent years finding how to examine cancerous cells without taking them out of the body.

Episode 326: A new mission for Osiris REx

Jun 10, 2022 The University of Arizona-backed satellite is headed home after collecting soil form the asteroid Bennu.

Episode 312: UA researchers chase hypersonic technology

Jun 3, 2022 University of Arizona wind tunnels are used to investigate what happens to objects traveling at hypersonic speed.

Episode 325: Detailing the image of the Milky Way’s black hole

May 26, 2022 The recent image of a black hole in the center of the Milky Way confirmed what skywatchers had suspected for a long time.

Episode 324: Reading climate history with tree rings

May 19, 2022 New research shows that the best record for climate change can be found inside tree rings.

Episode 323: Measuring pollutants that are contaminating indigenous communities

May 13, 2022 People living in villages far from the beaten path are experiencing adverse health effects from environmental pollution.

Episode 322: Using new ways to deliver medicine past the body’s natural defenses

May 6, 2022 The body’s immune system blocks 90% of the medication we might take from getting where it needs to go.

Episode 321: Detecting invisible gases that contribute to global warming

Apr 29, 2022 Carbon dioxide and methane gas can't be seen but can be detected from the air.

Episode 320: How new satellite measurements inform the debate about climate change

Apr 22, 2022 Scientists are updating a global database on climate gleaned from Earth orbit.

Episode 319: Measuring the impact of the pandemic on schooling

Apr 15, 2022 The COVID-19 pandemic saw in-classroom teaching interrupted in favor of learning from home.

Episode 318: Assessing progress in the fight against COVID-19.

Apr 8, 2022 Scientists are cautiously optimistic that COVID-19 could fall from pandemic status this year.

Episode 317: How mining plays an increasing role in developing technology

Apr 1, 2022 If you own a smartphone, TV, or electric car, you might not realize a complex mix of metals is required to create each device.

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