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Episode 294: New research links COVID-19 to Arizona rattlesnakes

Resarchers are testing a connection between an enzyme similar to rattlesnake venom and deadly cases of COVID-19.

Episode 293: Seeking a breakthrough for treating Type 2 diabetes

Medical researchers who connect diabetes with obesity think the liver plays a key role.

Episode 292: Studying chemistry in space

Some theorists believe life on Earth originated among the stars.

Episode 291: Exploring how we extract information from sound

A debate over sound on the internet is helping scientists understand how we interpret the world around us.

Episode 290: Measuring the impact of the 2021 monsoon

This year’s monsoon has already included the wettest July on record in Tucson.

Episode 289: Building a business to help detect signals from space.

A University of Arizona researcher combined his interest in engineering and science into a company that helps build radio telescope attennas.

Episode 288: Connecting brain science with music

Music professor Molly Gebrian is studying how the brain responds to learning through repetition.

COVID-19 and social interaction

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

Episode 287: New tools in the fight against skin cancer

Some people who develop skin cancer don't have pale skin or red hair

Episode 286: Understanding the reasons behind vaccine hesitancy

Messages about getting vaccinated against COVID-19 are reaching teenagers, but they aren't driving them to get their shots.

Episode 285: How technology can create better breath for our pets

A University of Arizona researcher is solving the problem of bad dog breath.

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.

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