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Episode 284: Studying Mountains in South America to Understand the Earth's Inner Activity

The University of Arizona is leading a group of international researchers in a major study of how mountain ranges were formed.

Episode 283: Arizona wildfires help researchers study the evolution of clouds

Wildfire season in the western United States is brings opportunities to learn how smoke and dust affects rainfall on the East coast.

Episode 282: COVID-19 vaccinations for kids

Public health experts think getting children involved in activities this summer is increasingly important in the ongoing fight against COVID-19.

Episode 281: Tracking the distribution of dark matter between the galaxies

Scientists around the world are trying to unravel the mystery of dark matter in the universe.

Episode 280: Learning from pandemics of the past

Some scientists think COVID-19, like the flu, will never be completely eradicated.

Episode 278: Using data analysis to counter COVID-19

The use of big data and machine learning has grown during the coronavirus pandemic

Episode 277: Using optical science to detect COVID-19

Researchers are looking for new ways to detect COVID-19.

Episode 276: Exploring the connection between climate and human society.

Learning from past civilizations can teach us about the dangers we face in our current climate crisis.

Episode 275: Understanding the water beneath our feet

Groundwater is the largest un-frozen freshwater resource on the planet, but it is often overlooked and overused.

Episode 274: Updating the status for water from the Colorado River

Demand for Colorado River water continues to exceed supply.

Episode 273: How the oceans play a part in Earth’s changing climate

Researchers are discovering more about the world’s oceans and their impact on temperature and water availability.

Episode 272: Tracking the origin of water on planet Earth

How water and organic molecules contributed to the beginnings of life on our planet.

Episode 271: COVID-19 and the sense of smell

People reporting COVID-19 symptoms often note they lose their sense of smell.

Episode 270: Reaching herd immunity to defeat COVID-19

Doctors are racing to achieve herd immunity to stop the coronavirus pandemic.

Episode 269: Studying the impact of COVID-19 related isolation

How COVID-19 affects our senses and changes the way we interact with society.

Episode 268: Trailblazing a future manned mission to Mars

NASA's Mars Perseverance rover will try to generate oxygen on the Red Planet for the first time.

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