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Solar Plants Raise Local Temperatures

A recently published study in Scientific Reports found that nighttime temperatures over a solar photovoltaic power plant were regularly warmer than wildland temperatures.
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Retailers to Explore Serving the Customer “Everywhere at Once” at University of Arizona Conference | Yahoo! Finance

The Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing at the University of Arizona today announced the 2015 presenters at its 19th Annual Global Retailing Conference, April 23-24 at the Westi
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Kimberly-Clark Professional Introduces New Wiping Solutions Specially Designed to Address Healthcare Needs | Yahoo! Finance

Kimberly-Clark Professional today announced the introduction of a new wiping solution that improves the effectiveness of cleaning and disinfecting within healthcare environments. To provide healthcare professionals with improved cleaning solutions, Kimberly-Clark Professional developed the new Kimtech WetTask Dual-Performance Wiping System. The Kimtech WetTask Dual-Performance Wiping System offers enhanced scrubbing versatility with two different sides for cleaning and disinfecting. "According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), proper cleaning and disinfecting practices in healthcare environments are critical to reducing the spread of bacteria that can cause healthcare-associated infections (HAIs)," said Azeema Ameerally, healthcare product manager, Kimberly-Clark Professional.

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Watch Out for Your Co-Workers This Cold-and-Flu Season | Yahoo! Finance

Watch Out for Your Co-Workers This Cold-and-Flu Season | Yahoo! Finance | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

A cough, a sneeze, an unwashed hand touching an elevator button, stair railing, ATM machine or other "hot spot" in an office or other location – that's all it takes to spread cold and flu germs. Viruses on surfaces like sink faucets and door handles can spread rapidly, especially in public places, and studies have shown that workers are exposed to illness-causing bacteria right in their own break rooms, as well as elsewhere around the office.

 
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Yulex Corporation and the University of Arizona Partner to Improve Guayule for Biorubber Production | Yahoo! Finance

Yulex Corporation, an agricultural-based biomaterials company, will provide the University of Arizona a $3 million, five-year grant focused on breeding and agronomic development of Guayule for the production biorubber of medical, consumer, and industrial applications.

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Green Planet's Healing the Earth Inks Research Study With University of Arizona

Green Planet's Healing the Earth Inks Research Study With University of Arizona | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
From Yahoo Finance: Green Planet Group, Inc. has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Healing the Earth Inc. , has signed an agreement with the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences for a tw
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Why Gas Pumps Spread Disease More than Anything Else | Yahoo! Finance

Why Gas Pumps Spread Disease More than Anything Else | Yahoo! Finance | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
So, here’s something that you probably didn’t know. Gas pumps – the very lifeblood of our bold rides – are the most likely place to get cold and flu germs. A whopping 71 percent of gas pumps were found to have high levels of the germs considered to have a high chance of making you
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Fighting EMS shrimp disease in Mexico -- Cargill workshop to draw together academic researchers and industry | Yahoo! Finance

Cargill's animal nutrition business, a global feed and nutrition company, is hosting a two-day workshop, Nov. 12-13, in Ciudad Obregon to explore strategies to help customers deal with a new bacterial disease causing mass mortalities at cultivated shrimp farms in northwestern Mexico.

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Dry Nevada seeing green in indoor farming | Yahoo! Finance

Don't be fooled by the electric green foliage and pungent scents at Ken Kesick's farm. It's not like most farms you've ever seen. The basil and other greens that will soon be served on restaurant china ...
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