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Episode 260: Wearable technology that can help reduce workplace injury

How engineering technology can reduce the chances for injury in the workplace.

Episode 259: Scientists use game theory to understand human behavior

Game theory helps scientists produce predictions about how people will behave.

Episode 258: Recognizing new developments in gene-editing technology

CRISPR could someday open the door toward growing more nutritious foods and eliminating disease.

Episode 257: How COVID-19 spreads by affecting our sensitivity to pain

Research could explain why those who are asymptomatic turn out to be some of the worst spreaders of COVID-19.

Episode 256: Challenging Einstein’s theory of relativity

The University of Arizona-supported Event Horizon telescope produced the first picture of a black hole last year.

Episode 255: The role of telemedicine in investigating the COVID-19 pandemic

Telemedicine is proving essential for medical scientists solving the riddle of the coronavirus.

Episode 254: OSIRIS-REx makes its first sampling try at the asteroid Bennu

The University of Arizona-backed OSIRIS-REx mission reaches its biggest moment next week.

Episode 253: Forecasting chances for a COVID-19 vaccine

The push to create a vaccine that will end the COVID-19 crisis is putting pressure on medical scientists.

Episode 252: Paving the way for a new era of computer technology

How quantum computing could replace our current Internet with a more powerful version.

Episode 251: Developing a new weapon to fight the spread of COVID-19.

The battle to stop spreading the coronavirus includes wiping down every surface it comes in contact with.

Episode 250: Researching communities most at-risk from the threat of COVID-19

Researchers are studying how COVID-19 grows within the population.

Episode 249: Effective messaging about COVID-19

Ways to relay information that can keep new COVID-19 outbreaks from happening.

Episode 248: Improving the measurement of the summer monsoon

Researchers are studying why some Tucson neighborhoods measure higher amounts of rainfall than others.

Episode 247: Using optical science as a way to detect COVID-19

Researchers are developing an instrument that analyzes the chemical makeup of a coronavirus sample.

Episode 245: How investigating wastewater can help solve the COVID-19 crisis

Scientists are searching for evidence of the coronavirus everywhere, including sewage treatment plants.

Episode: 244: What scientists continue to learn about the novel coronavirus

Researchers are increasing their knowledge about COVID-19 and how to fight it.

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