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Leggiest animal on Earth lives in outskirts of Silicon Valley | ScienceDaily

Leggiest animal on Earth lives in outskirts of Silicon Valley | ScienceDaily | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With 750 legs, the millipede Illacme plenipes is the leggiest animal on Earth. Once believed extinct, scientists rediscovered the species in 2005 -- more than 80 years after it was first described.
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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.

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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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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.
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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.


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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
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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.
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Losing Sleep After Your Divorce Could Cause Your Blood Pressure To Increase | redOrbit

Losing Sleep After Your Divorce Could Cause Your Blood Pressure To Increase | redOrbit | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Those who experience persistent sleep problems after a divorce stand to suffer from more than just dark circles. They might also be at risk for potentially harmful increases in blood pressure, a new study finds.
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Divorce Linked To Insomnia, High Blood Pressure, Death | PlaneHealth.net

Divorce Linked To Insomnia, High Blood Pressure, Death | PlaneHealth.net | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Participants reported on their quality of sleep, and researchers also monitored their blood pressure over seven months. The researchers found that as sleep problems continued, blood pressure levels also gradually increased over time.

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Early Predator Brain Was Simpler Than the Brain of Its Prey | Disinformation (Blog)

Early Predator Brain Was Simpler Than the Brain of Its Prey | Disinformation (Blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Methinks there are contemporary cases of this being true. Via ScienceDaily: An international team of paleontologists has identified the exquisitely preserved brain in the fossil of one of the world’s first known predators that lived in the Lower Cambrian, about 520 million years ago. The discovery revealed a brain that is surprisingly simple and less …
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Divorce linked to high blood pressure: Relationship break-ups could increase chances of heart attacks, strokes and kidney damage | Daily Mail (UK)

Divorce linked to high blood pressure: Relationship break-ups could increase chances of heart attacks, strokes and kidney damage | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Research carried out in America shows divorce could also cause dangerous increases in blood pressure, leading to serious illness.
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With Lake Mead sinking, pressure grows for action | Arizona Daily Star

With Lake Mead sinking, pressure grows for action | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Reservoir that supplies Western drinking water is at record low level.
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Separation and divorce can hit your health hard and even kill you | EmaxHealth

Separation and divorce are difficult for anyone. It has been observed that even if a relationship was not going well for awhile the emotional adjustment to being alone again is generally hard to take for each member of the couple. Research shows the cost of separation and divorce on your health goes further than the emotional turmoil which is anticipated to be encountered. Sleep problems, high blood pressure, and even death may be associated with separation and divorce.
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Persistent Sleep Problems after Divorce Need Attention | Wallstreeter

University of Arizona researchers have discovered that prolonged sleep problems after a divorce may be associated with hypertension.
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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.
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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.

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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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UA-Neighborhood Partnership Makes a Garden Grow | PressReleasePoint

UA-Neighborhood Partnership Makes a Garden Grow | PressReleasePoint | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA entomology students have led nighttime blacklight events, demonstrating nocturnal insects to neighborhood residents with ultraviolet lights that illuminate the nighttime creatures. (Photo by Colby Henley).
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THE RELENTLESS SOUTHWESTERN DROUGHT: EXPERTS SAY 'GET USED TO IT'...WILL ARIZONANS BE THE NEXT 'CLIMATE REFUGEES' | Southwest Photo Journal (Blog)

THE RELENTLESS SOUTHWESTERN DROUGHT: EXPERTS SAY 'GET USED TO IT'...WILL ARIZONANS BE THE NEXT 'CLIMATE REFUGEES' | Southwest Photo Journal (Blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Lake Mead has dropped below 1,082 feet above sea level — 7 feet above the level at which the federal government would declare its first shortage on the Colorado River, the lake is 39 percent full. ...
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Side Effect of Divorce: High Blood Pressure | Nerdy Science (Blog)

Side Effect of Divorce: High Blood Pressure | Nerdy Science (Blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A research team at University of Arizona published a report that divorce is linked to high blood pressure, which eventually leads to heart attacks, strokes, kidney damage and dementia.  Based on a ...
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Project Hopes to Photograph Jaguars, Ocelots Near Tucson | Arizona Public Media

Project Hopes to Photograph Jaguars, Ocelots Near Tucson | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Camera traps set up at more than 200 places in mountains surrounding the city.
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Interview: Sustainable Ways of Using GMOs | Hamakua Springs (Blog)

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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After A Divorce, You'll Lose Control Of More Than Just Sleep | Medical Daily

After A Divorce, You'll Lose Control Of More Than Just Sleep | Medical Daily | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
People who are divorced are more likely to have sleeping problems, which can then lead to high blood pressure.
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