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How to Avoid Flu From Your Phone | Yahoo! News

There are more than 320 million cell phones being used in America and according to Nielsen, about 50 percent are smartphones used heavily throughout the day.

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Meet the beetle that packs a machine gun | Zee News (India)

Ever heard of a beetle with a gun built into its rear end? Here is one, called the bombardier beetle.
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Bombardier Beetle Might Be Small But It Carries A 'Machine Gun' Of Hot Chemical Mix | Tech Times

Bombardier Beetle Might Be Small But It Carries A 'Machine Gun' Of Hot Chemical Mix | Tech Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new study investigates how the diminutive bombardier beetle protects itself against potential predators using its machine gun-like chemical release.
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This beetle’s butt is basically a machine gun | Washington (DC) Post

This beetle’s butt is basically a machine gun | Washington (DC) Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
When threatened, the beetle mixes up chemicals in an internal chamber, then fires the reaction off as a near-boiling, high-speed spray from its rear end.
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Bug bang theory: Beetle could help understand blasts | Arizona Daily Star

Bug bang theory: Beetle could help understand blasts | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The ones used in experiment were collected in Madera Canyon, south of Tucson.
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Meet the beetle that packs a machine gun | Eurekalert

Meet the beetle that packs a machine gun | Eurekalert | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
An interdisciplinary collaboration including materials scientists, an imaging expert and an entomologist discovered how bombardier beetles manage to fire rapid bursts of a searing hot chemical mix at predators or other creatures that harass them.
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Meet the Beetle That Packs a Machine Gun | Science Newsline

Meet the Beetle That Packs a Machine Gun | Science Newsline | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
If you thought that a beetle with a machine gun built into its rear end was something that only exists in sci-fi movies, you should talk to Wendy Moore at the University of Arizona.
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How a beetle packs a machine gun into its rear end | Business Standard

Scientists have discovered how the bombardier beetle packs a machine gun into its rear end to fire rapid bursts of a searing hot chemical mix at predators.
When threatened, bombardier beetles combine chemicals in an explosive chemical reaction
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A Shudder Through the Earth: Learning From Nepal | UANews

A Shudder Through the Earth: Learning From Nepal | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

To the Earth, it was just a shudder. The sudden thrust that caused the tragedy of the Nepal earthquake on April 25 occurred about nine miles underground beneath the Himalayas, releasing built-up stress of unimaginable force along the major fault line where the Indian Plate, carrying India, is slowly diving underneath the Eurasian Plate, carrying much of Europe and Asia.

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Emma Malone teaches two generations of 4-H kids | White Mountain Independent

The mission of 4-H is “engaging youth to reach their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development.” The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture administers the program. The clover leaf emblem represents four areas of personal development: head, heart, hands and health. The organization has over 6.5 million members in the United States, ages 5 to 21, in approximately 90,000 clubs. The organization was founded in 1902, primarily to serve rura
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University of Arizona professor accused of defrauding school | Houston (TX) Chronicle

 A long-serving University of Arizona professor faces multiple charges accusing him of misappropriating money from a student-run meat store that he oversaw. Marchello's indictment comes about five months after campus police searched his offices at the UA "meat lab," where students sell butchered livestock to the public at the school's agriculture center on Tucson's north side. Detectives seized cash, computers, inventory logs, invoices and sales receipts in November after receiving a tip

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University of Arizona professor accused of defrauding school | The Republic (Columbus, IN)

A long-serving University of Arizona professor faces multiple charges accusing him of misappropriating money from a student-run meat store that he oversaw.

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University of Arizona professor indicted on fraud charges | KGUN (TV-Channel 9, Tucson)

University of Arizona professor indicted on fraud charges | KGUN (TV-Channel 9, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A University of Arizona professor has been indicted on fraud and forgery charges.
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UA Professor Charged with Defrauding Meat Store | Arizona Public Media

UA Professor Charged with Defrauding Meat Store | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Long-term faculty member indicted on 10 felony accusations he misappropriated money.
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Amazing Bombardier Beetle Shoots Toxic Bullets from its Butt | China Topix

Amazing Bombardier Beetle Shoots Toxic Bullets from its Butt | China Topix | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new study reveals the precise mechanism how the Bombardier beetle shoots a jet of noxious bullets as a defense mechanism.
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'Machine gun' beetle fires streams of searing hot spray from its back | Daily Mail (UK)

'Machine gun' beetle fires streams of searing hot spray from its back | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The beetle's behaviour (pictured) has been caught on camera by Wendy Moore and her colleagues at the University of Arizona.
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X-Rays Reveal Secrets of Bombardier Beetle's Machine-Gun Bum | NBC News

X-Rays Reveal Secrets of Bombardier Beetle's Machine-Gun Bum | NBC News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered how bombardier beetles manage to fire rapid bursts of a searing hot chemical mix at its enemies.
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A Shudder Through the Earth: Learning From Nepal | NZ Health Tech (Blog)

A Shudder Through the Earth: Learning From Nepal | NZ Health Tech (Blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
 Seismologists at the UA are part of a global community of scientists and experts working to better understand earthquakes and help communities to be prepared
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Beetle’s Explosive Spray Mechanism Revealed By X-Ray Imaging | Chemical & Engineering News

Beetle’s Explosive Spray Mechanism Revealed By X-Ray Imaging | Chemical & Engineering News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

To fend off predators, bombardier beetles spray a hot, irritating liquid from a gland that behaves like a microscopic chemical reactor. Researchers have now used synchrotron X-ray imaging to reveal details about how the beetles control their built-in weapon (Science 2015, DOI: 10.1126/science/1261166).

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UA churns out racing industry grads | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

UA churns out racing industry grads | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Before Hall of Fame horse trainers Bob Baffert and Todd Pletcher applied their trade on great courses known as Churchill Downs and Pimlico, they learned that trade at the University of Arizona, in ...
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Anivax Licenses UA-Developed Poultry Vaccine | UANews

Anivax Licenses UA-Developed Poultry Vaccine | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

 | Anivax and the University of Arizona have announced an agreement to license several technologies developed in a broad-based collaborative effort between the UA and Arizona State University. The license is for a revolutionary Campylobacter food safety vaccine designed to be administered to poultry to reduce colonization by the bacteria and ultimately lower the incidence of human disease and associated conditions.

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Arizona Gardeners: Dealing with antelope ground squirrels | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ)

 Ground squirrels can be real pests in any garden, but there are some things that you can do to protect yourself and your favorite plants from damage. I last submitted this article back in 2012 but there may be some who might have missed this information. In addition, I have added a few more things that I have seen recently that seem to be working well.
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Water efficiency a must-have for desert homes | Mohave Daily News

When Jimmy Wells of Tucson bought an old house in 2011, upgrading to water-efficient fixtures was his top priority.
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Arizona professor faces fraud, theft charges at school meat store | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix)

Arizona professor faces fraud, theft charges at school meat store | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A longtime University of Arizona professor has been accused of misappropriating money from a student-run meat store that he oversaw.
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U of A professor charged with 10 felonies | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

U of A professor charged with 10 felonies | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The meat store Machello manages is the UA Food Products and Safety Laboratory, which is a USDA inspected meat processing facility, according to his U of A bio.
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N4T Investigators: Long time UA professor indicted | KVOA (TV-Channel 4, Tucson)

N4T Investigators: Long time UA professor indicted | KVOA (TV-Channel 4, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tucson - He's accused of biting the hand that's fed him for nearly 50 years.Dr. John Marchello, one of UA's longest tenured professors, has been indicted by a Pima County Grand Jury. A source told ...
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