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UA Explores Promoting Teen Health Via Text Message | UANews

Teenagers spend a lot of time texting, receiving an average of 3,417 texts a month, or 114 per day, according to the Nielsen consumer research group.

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Lazy ants sit around doing nothing while their nest mates work | New Scientist

Some ants are much lazier than others – in fact, they make a career out of it. But maybe they are more than just freeloaders
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Ants have spongers too! 'Lazy' insects found in insect colonies | Daily Mail (UK)

Ants have spongers too! 'Lazy' insects found in insect colonies | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Scientists at the University of Arizona found some workers are consistently idle, doing about half as much work as others in a colony. They marked ants with coloured spots (pictured) to track them.
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Arizona Researchers Find Shopping Habits Play A Large Role In Food Waste | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe)

Researchers at the University of Arizona wanted to find out why we throw away so much food at home.

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Yuma Ag Center, Visitors Bureau Win Tourism Award | KAWC (Radio-Yuma)

A recent change to Yuma’s Lettuce Days exposes thousands of visitors to ongoing research at a university farm and has now been recognized with a statewide
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50 Most Amazing University Botanical Gardens and Arboretums in the U.S. | Best Colleges

50 Most Amazing University Botanical Gardens and Arboretums in the U.S. | Best Colleges | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

For many of us, botanical gardens and arboretums are beautiful places to visit and serve as peaceful settings for relaxation, family time, or recreation.

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How buying in bulk actually wastes food | Grist

How buying in bulk actually wastes food | Grist | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
If you’re like me, you writhe in guilt-ridden anguish each time you forget to bring your canvas tote to the grocery store. But in the rare times we do remember our reusable bags, Americans tend not to think much about what we actually put inside them, according to a new survey. The takeaway: We waste a lot of extra food (and money) simply because we don’t shop often enough.
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WATER WISE: It's time to collect Mother Nature's bounty | The Sierra Vista Herald

WATER WISE: It's time to collect Mother Nature's bounty | The Sierra Vista Herald | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The monsoon has arrived. Are you ready to collect nature’s free bounty? If not, now is the time to put a bucket under the gutter, direct downspouts to planted areas, and go play in the mud.
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Danforth center receives $8m for bioenergy program | Feed Stuffs Newspaper

Understanding key phenotype-to-genotype associations in bioenergy sorghum will enhance efforts to bring products to market.
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John Berlau Reviews “Consumer Credit and the American Economy” | Before It's News

The Washington Post cites CEI`s John Berlau on Consumer Credit and American Economy: John Berlau of the Competitive Enterprise Institute reviews “Consumer Credit and the American Economy” today at the Law and Liberty blog: “The Surprising Economics...

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President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans releases final report | Accounting Today

President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans releases final report | Accounting Today | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The President s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans (Council) published its final report to the President and Secretary of the Treasury today on the ways to build the financial knowledge and skills of the nation s younger people. The report includes recommendations for government, individual commitments to action, and best practices for improving financial capability.
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There’s an Easy Way to Waste Less Food: Shop More Often | Slate Magazine

There’s an Easy Way to Waste Less Food: Shop More Often | Slate Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
If you’re like me, you writhe in guilt-ridden anguish each time you forget to bring your canvas tote to the grocery store. But in the rare times we do remember our reusable bags, Americans tend not to think much about what we actually put inside them, according to a new...
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Can this orange tree be saved? Plus snail vines and Bermuda grass | Arizona Daily Star

Can this orange tree be saved? Plus snail vines and Bermuda grass | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The snail vine grows quickly, reaching 30 feet in a year. It makes an excellent screen for fences, trellises and walls.
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Arizona Gardeners: Correct irrigation of landscape and garden plants includes timing Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: Correct irrigation of landscape and garden plants includes timing Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With the arrival of the intense summer heat, and to ensure good plant health, there is no gardening question more important right now than proper timing of irrigations.
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Not All Ants Are Hard Workers: Scientists Find 'Lazy' Ants In Ant Nest | Tech Times

Not All Ants Are Hard Workers: Scientists Find 'Lazy' Ants In Ant Nest | Tech Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Scientists conducted a study to observe ant behavior and found that some ants are lazy and inactive, compared with some who do work. Why they are lazy is yet to be identified.
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Lazy ants slack off while their comrades work extra hard | UPI

Lazy ants slack off while their comrades work extra hard | UPI | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new study suggests that some Temnothorax rugatulus worker ants, a species native to the forests of the American West, are consistently lazy.
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Yuma Agricultural Center, Visitors Bureau Win Tourism Award | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe)

A recent change to Yuma’s Lettuce Days exposes thousands of visitors to ongoing research at a university farm and has now been recognized with a statewide tourism award.
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'Soil, Not Dirt' a Digital Journey | UANews

To Rebecca Lybrand, calling soil "dirt" is simplistic and diminishes its importance to plants, animals and humans.

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UA Launches College-Access Initiative | UANews

UA Launches College-Access Initiative | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
An initiative designed to increase the number of low-income, first-generation students who enter and complete college will launch in five Tucson high schools in the fall, staffed by recent University of Arizona graduates.
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“I Like to Exist as a Person”: What It Means to Live Beyond Gender | PBS

“I Like to Exist as a Person”: What It Means to Live Beyond Gender | PBS | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
For some, gender is more than just male or female.
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Danforth Center receives $8M for big data research program for bioenergy crop | Phys.org

Danforth Center receives $8M for big data research program for bioenergy crop | Phys.org | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center announced today it was awarded an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy ARPA-E TERRA program. Funds will be used for research to accelerate breeding and the commercial release of economically viable bioenergy sorghum hybrids. Todd Mockler, Ph.D., Geraldine and Robert Virgil Distinguished Investigator at the Danforth Center is the principal investigator of this multi-institutional project.
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6 things to know about tarantula hawk wasps with 'traumatically painful' sting in San Antonio | My San Antonio (TX)

6 things to know about tarantula hawk wasps with 'traumatically painful' sting in San Antonio | My San Antonio (TX) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There's La Lechusa and the Cucuy, but now San Antonio-area parents are warning their kids of an insect with a name scarier than the two - the tarantula hawk.
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President’s Financial Capability Council Completes Work, Issues Final Report | US Department of the Treasury

The President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans (Council) today published its final report to the President and Secretary of the Treasury on ways to build the financial knowledge and skills of the nation’s young people. The report includes recommendations for government, individual commitments to action, and best practices for improving financial capability.
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Arizona Gardeners: Should I keep my tomato vines for another harvest in the fall? | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: Should I keep my tomato vines for another harvest in the fall? | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With the arrival of summer heat, tomatoes begin to show all kinds of problems. The decision to keep the vines for a prospective fall harvest is a key management decision that must soon be made.
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Ag camp gives students a taste of farm industry | Yuma Sun

High school students from across the country recently converged in Yuma as part of an Ag Discovery Program aimed at helping teens learn more about agriculture careers.
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Lake Mead decline below 1,075 feet is symbolic | Arizona Daily Star

Lake Mead decline below 1,075 feet is symbolic | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
This level won't trigger water shortages until it happens on January 1st.
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