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This Thieving Squirrel Is Wanted For Stealing 150 Christmas Lights

This Thieving Squirrel Is Wanted For Stealing 150 Christmas Lights | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
We hate to say it ... but this is pretty nuts.
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Drought in the American Southwest: 5 Questions for Dr. Michael Bogan

Drought in the American Southwest: 5 Questions for Dr. Michael Bogan | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Climate change will mean more extremes in wet and dry cycles in the American Southwest, including longer and more intense droughts than the region has experienced in the past 50 years. Dr. Michael ...
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Martian Food Tech Hits Earth in Trillion Dollar Opportunity

Martian Food Tech Hits Earth in Trillion Dollar Opportunity | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Look to Techcrunch any day of the week and see how investment opportunities abound in Agtech. Then go see Matt Damon in The Martian to get a sense for the future of your food.

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Why Regaining Weight Is So Common and How to Deal | Huffington Post

Getting back to your best body might require fine-tuning your eating habits and becoming more passionate about fitness. But it's totally possible. And it will set you for success in the long run.
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Doggie Germs May Be Good For Us, And Here's Why | Huffington Post

Doggie Germs May Be Good For Us, And Here's Why | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Owning a dog may give your health an even bigger boost than we realized. Studies have linked dog ownership with reduced stress and anxiety as well as lower blood pressure. And now scientists believe that dogs may help pump up your immune system.

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Why Loneliness Is A Growing Public Health Concern -- And What We Can Do About It | Huffington Post

Why Loneliness Is A Growing Public Health Concern -- And What We Can Do About It | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Our time has been called the "age of loneliness." It's estimated that one in five Americans suffers from persistent loneliness, and while we're more connected than ever before, social media may actually be exacerbating the problem

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Why You Should Never Sit In The Aisle Seat On An Aeroplane | Huffington Post

Why You Should Never Sit In The Aisle Seat On An Aeroplane | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sitting in the aisle seat on an aeroplane may give you easy access to the loo and some extra space to stretch your legs, but it also makes you more exposed to germs. A scientist at the University of Arizona found that aisle seats have a significantly higher level of bacteria on them than window seats.
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It Only Takes A Few Hours For A Virus To Spread Through An Entire Office | Huffington Post

Once a virus makes it onto an office doorknob, it only takes a few hours before it can be found on 40 to 60 percent of the people inside a workplace -- as well as 40 to 60 percent of other commonly-touched objects, like an elevator button or printer ...
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Expert Interview: Are GMOs Safe? | Huffington Post

Expert Interview: Are GMOs Safe? | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Shane Burgess is dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at The University of Arizona. I was sitting next to him when there was a discussion about endangered species, and I was impressed with his knowledge of and passion for the...
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Don't Neglect the Signs of Neglect in Young Children | Huffington Post

More children suffer from neglect in the United States than from physical and sexual abuse combined, although neglect receives significantly less attention....
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These Are The 10 Dirtiest Spots In Your Home Kitchen | Huffington Post

Hidden germs like Salmonella, Listeria, E. coli, plus mold and yeast* are lurking in your kitchen and have the potential to make you and your family very sick if you don't know where to look. Here, Lupotowski and University of Arizona-Tucson Professor and Microbiologist Dr. Charles Gerba (aka Dr. Germ -- his nickname, not ours) reveal the 10 dirtiest spots in the average home kitchen, plus expert advice on how to can banish germs.



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The Disgusting Truth About Your Toothbrush | Huffington Post

The Disgusting Truth About Your Toothbrush | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Your toothbrush looks innocent enough sitting on your bathroom sink. But before you put it in your mouth, consider this: the average toothbrush can contain 10 million bacteria or more—including E. coli and Staph...

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A Surprising Benefit Of Oregano? | Huffington Post

A Surprising Benefit Of Oregano? | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A substance found in oregano oil could be helpful in killing norovirus, according to a new study in mice.

Researchers from the University of Arizona found that carvacrol, which is responsible for the aromatic smell and taste of oregano oil, is abl...
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Fun, Useful, Unexpected "Stuff" about Colleges You Probably Don't Know! | Huffington Post

As I wrote various HuffPost blogs over the years, I gathered bits and pieces about colleges that I thought readers might like to know. Here is some of th...
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Why Squirrels Seem To Have Let Themselves Go This Winter

Why Squirrels Seem To Have Let Themselves Go This Winter | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It has to do with the weather.
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Ig Nobel Awards Flush Out The Year's Weirdest Scientific Studies | Huffington post

BOSTON (AP) — A Cornell University graduate student who allowed honeybees to sting him in 25 places and a group of scientists who concluded it's possible for one man to father 888 children are among the
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Study Uncovers Link Between Your Spouse And Your Health | Huffington Post

Study Uncovers Link Between Your Spouse And Your Health | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Many things can impact older adults' quality of life. But two big ones, according to new research from the University of Arizona, are the health and cognitive functioning of their spouse. By analyzing
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Doggie Germs May Be Good For Us, And Here's Why | Huffington Post

Doggie Germs May Be Good For Us, And Here's Why | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Owning a dog may give your health an even bigger boost than we realized.

Studies have linked dog ownership with reduced stress and anxiety as well as lower blood pressure. And now scientists believe that dogs may help pump up your immune system.
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These Stunning Photos Reveal The Surprising Source Of America's Lettuce

These Stunning Photos Reveal The Surprising Source Of America's Lettuce | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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School Lunches May Be Healthier Than Packed Lunches | Huffington Post

School Lunches May Be Healthier Than Packed Lunches | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In a study of three rural Virginia elementary schools, both packed and school lunches almost entirely met nutrition standards, but those packed at home tended to have more calories, fat and saturated fat



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6 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Zucchini | Huffington Post

6 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Zucchini | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

If you want a veggie that's extremely versatile, look no further than zucchini. Whether eaten raw or cooked, there's so many ways to enjoy it and still get a solid amount of a few vitamins and minerals you need. 

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Interview: Sustainable Ways of Using GMOs | Huffington Post

I interviewed Dr. Shane Burgess, dean of the University of Arizona's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and asked him a series of questions I thought folks on the Big Island would find interesting and useful....
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Va. betting parlors closed to Triple Crown wagers | Huffington Post

In the state where famed Triple Crown winner Secretariat was born, off-track betting parlors that would ordinarily be packed with gamblers watching California Chrome try to match Secretariat's feat Saturday will likely be closed or almost empty.

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This Will Make You Never, Ever Want To Get In A Hot Tub Again | Huffington Post

This Will Make You Never, Ever Want To Get In A Hot Tub Again | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With warmer spring days and cooler nights upon us, plus summer vacations (hopefully) in the not-too-distant future, it's officially hot tub season. (Not to mention The Bachelorette starts back up again on Monday, meaning a summer full of steamy hot t...
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These Cringeworthy Restaurant Truths Will Make You Think Twice About Dinner | Huffington Post

For peace of mind, we may prefer to imagine restaurants as sanitized bastions of total cleanliness. Their spotless surfaces have to exemplify the lofty standards upheld by tax-funded health and safety organizations, with everything from tables to spa...
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