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May 22, 2020

Episode 233: Bringing metal and medicine together to fight COVID-19

Copper has been used to battle pathogens for centuries.

AZCI 233 metal and medicine hero Molten copper
Mariana Dale, AZPM

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Bringing metal and medicine together to fight COVID-19

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Episode 233: Tim Swindle, director of the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona.

University of Arizona immunobiologist Michael Johnson is investigating why copper compounds are toxic to bacteria and describes how they could help scientists disrupt the path of the coronavirus.

Michael Johnson spoke with Tim Swindle, director of the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona.

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