Science Utah

Utah Public Radio presents SCIENCE UTAH - a podcast about the natural world and the people who study it. Featuring UPR’s science reporters, each episode focuses on a single topic like bees, interplanetary bodies or even dog poop. 

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9. Air Quality

May 7, 2019
Salt Lake Tribune

UPR Science Reporter Jennifer Pemberton examines air quality in Cache Valley and beyond. This story originally aired in May 2013.

8. Social Media & Public Lands

Apr 30, 2019
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

UPR Science Reporter Leslie Forero explores how social media can have both positive and negative impacts on public lands.

7. CRISPR

Apr 23, 2019

UPR Science Reporter Leslie Forero interviews the Utah State University Jackson Lab about their work on CRISPR - a tool for editing an organism's genes.

6. Women in Science

Apr 16, 2019
Encyclopedia Britannica

UPR's Ashley Rohde explores the underrepresentation issue of women in science. 

5. Stream Restoration with Beavers

Apr 2, 2019
USU Restoration Consortium


4. Dog Poop

Mar 19, 2019

UPR's Ashley Rhode explores how dog doo can impact water quality.


3. The Endangered Species Act

Mar 12, 2019
James Marvin Phelps

The Endangered Species Act (ESA) is one of the most controversial pieces of legislation in the American West. This week, UPR's Niall Clancy explores the perceptions and realities of the ESA with the help of the University of Utah's Dr. Bob Keiter.

2. Fishes of Bear Lake

Mar 4, 2019
NASA

This episode of Science Utah features stories from UPR's Riana Gayle and Niall Clancy. Tune in to  hear about northern Utah's Bear Lake, its fishes, and what's being done to conserve them.

1. Bee Ranchers

Feb 25, 2019

For Science Utah's inaugural podcast episode, reporters Ashley Rhode and Rachel Hager join producer Niall Clancy for a discussion about Utah's state insect.

Science Utah: UPR Announces New Podcast

Feb 25, 2019

Join us weekly for our new podcast - Science Utah! Each episode features stories and commentary by UPR's science reporters on subjects like bees, air quality, or even dog poop.