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The Geometry of Sound

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

Measuring how our mood moves the markets.

Economists often describe how consumer confidence drives spending decisions, but scientific researchers are asking if it’s the other way around.

Exploring space with balloon-borne telescopes.

The best way to observe the universe is with a telescope above the Earth’s atmosphere, and the least expensive way to get there is using a stratospheric balloon.

Investigating coral reefs for signs of climate change

UA Geosciences professor Diane Thompson talks with us about what coral reefs can tell us about changes in our climate.

Using different methods to investigate cancer.

Researchers studying prostate cancer have found introducing the disease in mice does not always produce accurate results.

Using waste products to create sustainable plastics

How fossil fuel waste can create new plastics.

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.

Each ring on a tree stump can mark a complete cycle of the seasons, dating back thousands of years.

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.

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

Animals are filling a growing need in the field of therapy and service work.

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

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

Cochlear implants can open a world of possibilities by restoring a sense of sound and speech.

Insect societies and cyberscience

The key to better cybersecurity might be found in a beehive.

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