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Episode 199: A history of eating

Looking back in time to determine what created our dietary habits.

Episode 198: Groundwater and climate change

Using computer models to predict the effect of climate change on groundwater in the West.

Episode 197: Researching smartphone efficiency

Exploring ways to make smartphones run more efficiently.

Episode 196: Molecules and the battle against bacteria

Discovering how anti-microbial molecules fight infectious disease

Episode 195: Earth science and the art of crunching numbers

Meeting increasing data analysis challenges in Earth science research

Episode 194: Researching eating disorders with lab mice

Using laboratory mice to understand eating and emotional behavior.

Episode 193: Going global with farming methods

The challenges in transplanting a popular farming method around the globe.

Episode 192: Seeking knowledge through the use of synthetic biology

Making new things from existing biological forms.

Episode 191: Memories of the first moon landing

Memories from the first moon landing, 50 years after Apollo 11.

Episode 190: A better way to build small

Developing a new method to build tiny devices for medicine and electronics.

Episode 189: Tree ring research tracks the history of the Asian monsoon

Tree ring science helps University of Arizona researchers look at Asian rainfall trends over four centuries in the past.

Episode 188: Sleep, memory, language, and Down syndrome

New research suggests a link between poor sleep and difficulty learning to communicate in children with Down syndrome.

Episode 187: New ways to eliminate dangerous chemicals

Developing new methods to eliminate dangerous chemicals from the environment.

Episode 186: How metaphors make language more colorful

Using metaphor to add context to language.

Episode 185: Dating a volcanic eruption using tree rings

Using tree rings to date an ancient volcanic eruption in the Mediterranean.

Episode 184: Stroke and the Immune System

Revealing how stroke affects our body's immune system.

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