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Plants adapt to drought but limits are looming, study finds | Phys.org

Scientists with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, or USDA, and their partners have determined that water demand by many plant communities can fluctuate in response to water availability, indicating a capacity for resilience even when changing...
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5 things that prove rich people are cheap

5 things that prove rich people are cheap | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
at their wealth isn't permanent, so they don't spend a lot of their money. This is particularly true of the top 10% of the income spectrum, according to the 2015 Survey of Affluence and Wealth by research and polling firm YouGov. "The resourcefulness, financial independence and spending constraints that arose from the fear of the recession are now enduring attitudes of family financial management," the study authors write.

During the recession, like many Americans "fear drove them to step up their savings, cut spending, and retool their household budgets, and to
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UA Grad Student Uses Her Disease to Fuel Arthritis Research | UANews

UA Grad Student Uses Her Disease to Fuel Arthritis Research | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It was in April 2013 that University of Arizona student Laura Hopkins was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, a chronic autoimmune disease that causes the body's defense system to attack itself. In rheumatoid arthritis, which disproportionately affects women, tissues around joints become inflamed, resulting in swelling, pain, joint destruction and disability. No known cure exists.
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Arizona Expert Says New Federal Catfish Regulations A 'Red Herring'

Arizona Expert Says New Federal Catfish Regulations A 'Red Herring' | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Awards and Accolades | UA@Work

Congratulations to these recently honored UA employees, departments and retirees.
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Fargo horse park on track for success as racing returns this...

FARGO—After a year hiatus, horse racing will return to the North Dakota Horse Park here on Saturday, July 16.Horses, owners and trainers began arrivin
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5 Gross and Amazing Ways Animals Deliver Sperm

5 Gross and Amazing Ways Animals Deliver Sperm | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
One worm lives inside the female and ejaculates through the top of her head.
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Food bank Building Grants build food security in Cochise County

Food bank Building Grants build food security in Cochise County | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
WILLCOX - Three area organizations received Cochise County Building Grants from the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona recently, said Candace Weingart, rural areas capacity coordinator of the CFB, based
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Arizona Gardeners: When to remove trees from the garden or landscape

Arizona Gardeners: When to remove trees from the garden or landscape | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There seem to be many trees locally that are in decline, some of which may even be reaching the dangerous stage. Sometimes, when a tree is diseased or damaged, there really is no other choice but to take it out.
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UA Researchers Take a Closer Look at the Future of Desalination | UANews

UA Researchers Take a Closer Look at the Future of Desalination | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
As a variety of factors are expected to increase water scarcity throughout the Southwest region, several states, including Arizona, are considering plans to partner with Mexico to build binational desalination plants.
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Tours offer first-hand look at harvesting systems

Ah, it's monsoon — that treasured time of year to revel in the fresh scent of rain and marvel at how fast plants respond to this precious substance we humans
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Vines Controlling Temperature - Southeast AgNET

Vines Controlling Temperature - Southeast AgNET | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The reasons for using vines in the landscape are many and varied. Everett Griner talks about how vines can be used to fight rising temperature in today's 
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Bright Green Beetle Makes a Sonoran Desert Appearance

Bright Green Beetle Makes a Sonoran Desert Appearance | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Iridescent insect is active during summer months in Southern Arizona.
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Massive Field Scanalyzer Studies Sorghum’s Energy Potential

Massive Field Scanalyzer Studies Sorghum’s Energy Potential | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona researchers use a massive field scanalyzer, armed with hyperspectral imagers, to study different varieties of energy-rich sorghum.
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Quarter Century of Data Fuels UA Startup Software | UANews

Quarter Century of Data Fuels UA Startup Software | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
One of the greatest challenges facing agricultural producers this year is the ever-shifting price of commodities. To help farmers, agribusinesses and brokers reduce commodity price risks while making timely decisions about purchasing inputs and marketing output, the University of Arizona has licensed a commodity price-risk management web application to Tucson startup company HedgeSmart LLC.
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What Is This #AZCritter? Giant Mesquite Bugs

What Is This #AZCritter? Giant Mesquite Bugs | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
What Is This #AZCritter? is a new digital series from the Arizona Science Desk that wants to help you identify and learn more about interesting Arizona animals.
Have you ever seen a strange critter in Arizona you couldn’t identify? Submit it to science.kjzz.org/azcritter. If your photo gets chosen, you’ll get a free Arizona Science Desk keychain!
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Home Care Assistance of Centennial Welcomes Maricella Guerrero-Larson as Client Care Manager

Home Care Assistance of Centennial, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors in South Metro Denver, welcomes Maricella Guerrero-Larson as their new Client Care Manager.
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Re-evaluate insecticide treatment before planting garden

Re-evaluate insecticide treatment before planting garden | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Dead beetles, naked ladies and a lovely vine for privacy.
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"The King of Sting" Talks Arizona Insects

"The King of Sting" Talks Arizona Insects | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Also on Arizona Spotlight: The future of "Right to Try" for the terminally ill; Tucson street names often stir debate; the swingin' nighlife of Arizona's bats.
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Water We Singing About? Coordinator Cooperation in Arizona! | Project WET Foundation

Water We Singing About? Coordinator Cooperation in Arizona! | Project WET Foundation | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Guest post by Arizona Project WET
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Registration Open for Arizona Symposium

The University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program said registration is open for the 43rd Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming to be held Dec. 5-7, 2016.
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Crop of the Week: Safflower

Crop of the Week: Safflower | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
• Safflower was originally grown for the flowers that were used in making red and yellow dyes for clothing and food preparation. Today this crop supplies oil, meal, birdseed, and
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Agri View: Vines Controlling Temperature | AgNet West - California Agriculture News

Agri View: Vines Controlling Temperature | AgNet West - California Agriculture News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The reasons for using vines in the landscape are many and varied. Everett Griner talks about how vines can be used to fight rising temperature in today's
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County supervisor candidates clash over unpaid taxes | Yuma Sun

County supervisor candidates clash over unpaid taxes | Yuma Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SOMERTON – The campaign leading up to the August primary election is turning into a war of words between two Democratic candidates for the District 1 seat on the Yuma
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