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Episode 312: UA researchers chase hypersonic technology

University of Arizona wind tunnels are used to investigate what happens to objects traveling at hypersonic speed.

Episode 311: Investigating the volcanic eruption near Tonga

The explosion near the Pacific island nation of Tonga was one of the biggest volcanic eruptions in decades.

Episode 310: Understanding how plants communicate

Plants can deliver messages to insects or other plants.

Episode 309: Looking to science to solve the supply chain slowdown

Researchers are trying to find answers to loosen up the supply chain logjam.

Episode 308: Starting another year of research at Biosphere 2

How the Biosphere's ocean environment is being updated to mimic the impact of global warming on coral reefs.

Episode 307: Keeping fingers crossed for the world's newest space telescope

Two long-time University of Arizona astronomers are awaiting the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope.

Episode 306: New insight on random thoughts

University of Arizona researchers are following the path our mind travels during our wandering thoughts.

Episode 305: Investigating reactions to the COVID-19 pandemic

University of Arizona sociology professor James Shockey is researching why people accept or reject mask-wearing mandates

Episode 304: Protecting younger children from COVID-19.

COVID-19 vaccines were approved for children ages 5 to 11 in late October.

Episode 303: Filling the gaps between the galaxies.

The proposed Aspera mission will chart the territory between galaxies from Earth orbit.

Episode 302: How a Tucson company is making ultrasound more available in developing countries

A Tucson-based startup wants to help expand ultrasound technology in nations that face major healthcare challenges.

Episode 301: Opening a new era in crewed space research.

Civilian space travel is bringing new opportunities to learn how the human body reacts to the space environment.

Episode 300: Discovering what happens to our brains as we age

A major new study is focusing on why people’s brains age differently.

Episode 299: Experts anticipate a warming climate will change the way microbes feed the soil

Experts believe a warming climate could see microbes evolve to more effectively feed the soil.

Episode 298: The cost of coping with COVID-19

How people responded to changes brought about by the pandemic.

Episode 297: Building an infrastructure to help scientists handle big data

A University of Arizona-invented program enables scientists around the world to access and manage big data sets.

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