CALS in the News
Follow
Find
2.4K views | +9 today
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
onto CALS in the News
Scoop.it!

Ispopod: The Roly Poly Science Game: Aptos man's iPad game featuring bugs garnering attention | Whittier Daily News

APTOS -- An Aptos man has created a unique iPad game featuring some cool bugs, garnering attention from Apple.

more...
No comment yet.
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Are Millennials Redefining Adulthood? | UANews

Are Millennials Redefining Adulthood? | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

What does it mean to be a "grown-up?"

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Generating a Genome to Feed the World: UA-Led Team Sequences African Rice | UANews

Generating a Genome to Feed the World: UA-Led Team Sequences African Rice | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

An international team of researchers led by the University of Arizona has sequenced the complete genome of African rice.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

USGS Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Water Resources Research Act | Newsroom America

The U.S. Geological Survey joins its many partners in other federal agencies, at universities, and in state and local governments in recognizing the importance of the Water Resources Research Act (WRRA) of 1964. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Kids and Money: Young adults feel financial strain | Bradenton Herald

Think about the way you'd like to see your twentysomething start out life after college. A full-time job with financial stability. Living away from your cozy confines. Perhaps even thinking about buying a house, getting married and having children.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Kids and Money: Young adults feel financial strain | News Observer (Raleigh NC)

Think about the way you'd like to see your twentysomething start out life after college. A full-time job with financial stability. Living away from your cozy confines. Perhaps even thinking about buying a house, getting married and having children.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Young adults feel financial strain | The Sacramento Bee

Think about the way you'd like to see your twentysomething start out life after college. A full-time job with financial stability. Living away from your cozy confines. Perhaps even thinking about buying a house, getting married and having children.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Covering news, politics, and policy in North Carolina | Carolina Journal

Andy Ellen, president and general counsel of the North Carolina Retail Merchants Association, said a plastic bag tax would be “an unconstitutional regulation of trade and commerce in violation of the North Carolina Constitution,” and might lead to “potential litigation” if the city attempts to enact the measure.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

How to garden for bumblebees | Mother Nature Network

How to garden for bumblebees | Mother Nature Network | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Creating a bumblebee-friendly garden will help the struggling pollinators and be a boon for your blooms as well.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Insect Insanity at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum | UANews

Insect Insanity at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

University of Arizona entomologists shared their love for bugs during the annual Insect Insanity event held earlier this month at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum earlier this month.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Public restroom soap may be dirtier than toilet water | Real Talk 760

Public restroom soap may be dirtier than toilet water | Real Talk 760 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Contaminated soap oftentimes contains so much fecal matter that it leaves your hands dirtier than before you washed them
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

UW Study: Urban Fumes Cause Pollinating Moths To Fly Like 'Stumbling Drunks' | KPLU (Radio-Seattle)

UW Study: Urban Fumes Cause Pollinating Moths To Fly Like 'Stumbling Drunks' | KPLU (Radio-Seattle) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
As much as one-third of our food supply depends on pollinators like insects and birds that fertilize plants when they fly between blossoms. But moths, one
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

ARIZONA: New Study at University of Arizona links Divorce to hypertension | Divorce Saloon International

Science Daily reports that a new study at the University of Ariozona has found a link between divorce and high blood pressure.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Vegas invention could help libraries battle bed bugs | Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal

Vegas invention could help libraries battle bed bugs | Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UNLV students think they can kill bed bugs before they get past a book drop.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

UA Documentary "Earthlight" Examines the Key to Sustainability on Earth | Tucson Weekly

Earthlight is a documentary produced by the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and filmmaker Cody Sheehy. It poses the question: Is...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

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
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

USGS Release: USGS Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Water Resources Research Act | U.S. Geological Survey

The U.S. Geological Survey joins its many partners in other federal agencies, at universities, and in state and local governments in recognizing the importance of the Water Resources Research Act (WRRA) of 1964.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Kids and Money: Young adults feel financial strain | Kansas City Star

Think about the way you'd like to see your twentysomething start out life after college. A full-time job with financial stability. Living away from your cozy confines. Perhaps even thinking about buying a house, getting married and having children.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

BEAT THE HEAT AND LEARN HOW TO SAVE YOUR CLIENTS WATER, MONEY, AND TIME! | Water Use It Wisely

BEAT THE HEAT AND LEARN HOW TO SAVE YOUR CLIENTS WATER, MONEY, AND TIME! | Water Use It Wisely | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Join the next session of Smartscape classes for landscape professionals and receive expert instruction on how to better serve your clients. The Smartscape program is a comprehensive, research‐based training program that instructs landscape professionals in the fundamentals of design, installation, irrigation, and maintenance of low‐water‐use landscapes. The need for efficient... Read More
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Young adults feel financial strain | Wisconsin State Journal

Think about the way you’d like to see your twentysomething start out life after college. A full-time job with financial stability. Living away from your cozy confines. Perhaps even thinking
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Support for UA Native American Grad Students Gets Boost With $2.4M Grant | UANews

Support for UA Native American Grad Students Gets Boost With $2.4M Grant | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In a multimillion dollar effort to increase the number of Native American students in graduate programs, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is continuing funding of a program founded at the University of Arizona.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

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...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Loss of sleep after divorce can spike blood pressure | Futurity

Loss of sleep after divorce can spike blood pressure | Futurity | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Divorce-related sleep problems may be partly to blame for significant health problems, including high blood pressure and even early death, research shows.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

How dirty are your gadgets? | Advocate Healthcare

Have you ever stopped and thought about all the germs, food residue, fingerprints and goop that are living on your gadgets? Probably not; and you probably don’t really want to know.


more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Top 5 Reasons to Collect Rainwater for Your Landscape | Water Use It Wisely

Top 5 Reasons to Collect Rainwater for Your Landscape | Water Use It Wisely | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
July is not only Smart Irrigation Month, but it’s also our summer monsoon season. There’s no better time to talk about rainwater harvesting. Here are our best reasons to take advantage of this great resource.  1. Rain is free Wouldn’t it be great if water just fell out of the... Read More
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Jaguar selfies, national park impacts and more: Outdoor Insider | The Patriot-News (Harrisburg PA)

Jaguar selfies, national park impacts and more: Outdoor Insider | The Patriot-News (Harrisburg PA) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Your daily (Monday through Friday) guide to all things outdoors, near and far. Like a chat around the campfire with friends who keep up with all the outdoor news.
more...
No comment yet.