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Breakthrough Halophyte Biofuel & The Failure Of Tar Sands Oil | CleanTechnica

Breakthrough Halophyte Biofuel & The Failure Of Tar Sands Oil | CleanTechnica | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With great appreciation to the Masdar PR crew and to Dr Alejandro Ríos Galván, Director of the Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC), I was recently granted the opportunity to speak one-on-one with Alejandro on the sidelines of Abu Dhabi Ascent* about halophyte biofuel and the performance failure of tar sands oil. If you don't recall
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Arizona, New Mexico Students Participate in Research at UA | UANews

Arizona, New Mexico Students Participate in Research at UA | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Through a research project coordinated by UA partners, promising juniors and seniors from Arizona and New Mexico have been involved in a research project that is promoting the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.

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Is It Safe To Use Compost Made From Treated Human Waste? | KUHF (Radio-Houston, TX)

Treated human waste has been used on farmland for decades, but the ick factor has not entirely faded. Some environmentalists think the treatment process may not get rid of all the harmful contaminants that could be in the waste.
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Meet Sidrotun Naim (2012 UNESCO-L'Oréal Fellow) | YouTube

Sidrotun Naim (Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA) Sidrotun will investigate the structure and function of the genetic makeup of IMNV, a newly discovered vi...
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Wastewater treatment lowers pathogen levels | AgroTimes

Wastewater treatment lowers pathogen levels | AgroTimes | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Study proves regulations have helped to eliminate pathogens from biosolids...
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Parched | Arizona Alumni Magazine

Parched | Arizona Alumni Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Water is one of the simplest molecules: two humble hydrogen atoms (the most common in the universe) bonded to one workaday oxygen atom (itself the third-most abundant of the elements). 
For such a modest molecule, it’s indispensable. We can go just days without drinking some, though we can go without food for weeks. It’s essential to our electricity, fabrics, plastics, and fuels. And that coffee you had this morning? It took nearly 40 gallons of water to bring you one cup. In fact, the American lifestyle uses more than 2,000 gallons of water a day per person.
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The right-wing heiress who changed course in the desert | High Country News

The setting was low-key, a straw-bale house on a historic northern Arizona ranch, with Western landscape art on the walls. Yet for 17 years beginning in the early 1990s, the annual Straw Bale Forums at the Hat Ranch attracted many prominent Arizonan politicians, conservation leaders and academics.

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UA recognized for contributing to environmental science articles | Arizona Daily Wildcat

UA recognized for contributing to environmental science articles | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The UA is among the top-ranked environmental science universities in the world.

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The restaurant experience | Southside Times (Beech Grove, IN)

Everyone enjoys dining out in a homey, service friendly atmosphere that serves aesthetically presented food; providing the food or server’s hygiene don’t
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