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Bitter cold grips West; citrus and lettuce damaged | FindLaw

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - As an unusual cold spell gripped parts of the West for a fifth day, some California citrus growers reported damage to crops and an agriculture official said national prices on lettuce have started to rise because of lost produce in Arizona.

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Wasps Are Our Friends: Part IV | Scientific American

Wasps Are Our Friends: Part IV | Scientific American | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
When most people think of wasps, they imagine a stereotypically striped stinging insect. Such wasps are part of the family Vespidae, but they are, in fact, ...
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Libraries battle bed bugs in books | Idaho Statesman (Boise)

The vampire in the teen romance your daughter checked out from the library is fictional — but there could be a bloodsucker lurking in the book's binding that isn't make believe.
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Nose woes: air pollutants thwart flower-seeking bugs | Stock Market Watch

Nose woes: air pollutants thwart flower-seeking bugs | Stock Market Watch | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

You think your nose likes flowers? Well, certainly not as much as the tobacco hornworn moth. In fact, its life depends on it.

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Libraries battle bed bugs in books | Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader

The vampire in the teen romance your daughter checked out from the library is fictional — but there could be a bloodsucker lurking in the book's binding that isn't make believe.
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Libraries battle bed bugs in books | The Telegraph (Macon, GA)

The vampire in the teen romance your daughter checked out from the library is fictional — but there could be a bloodsucker lurking in the book's binding that isn't make believe.
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Libraries battle bed bugs in books | San Francisco (CA) Gate

Libraries battle bed bugs in books | San Francisco (CA) Gate | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The vampire in the teen romance your daughter checked out from the library is fictional but there could be a bloodsucker lurking in the book's binding that isn't make believe. A bed bug was spotted in a Las Vegas-Clark County Library District bin two weeks ago in the service center where 18,000 library items are sorted daily, said Karen Bramwell-Thomas, the district's public relations manager.

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Tiniest catch: University of Arizona scientists' fishing expedition reveals viral diversity in the sea | Eurekalert

Tiniest catch: University of Arizona scientists' fishing expedition reveals viral diversity in the sea | Eurekalert | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Using bacteria as bait, University of Arizona scientists caught wild ocean viruses and then deciphered their genomes. They learned that the genetic lines between virus types in nature are less blurred than previously thought.
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July garden tasks for southwest desert gardens | Examiner.com

July garden tasks for southwest desert gardens | Examiner.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Summers are brutal in the southwest desert areas of the USA. It is tough on gardeners who really want to be outside and hard on the plants. Desert plants have
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Generating a Genome to Feed the World: UA-Led Team Decodes African Rice | UANews

Generating a Genome to Feed the World: UA-Led Team Decodes 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. The genetic information will enhance scientists' and agriculturalists' understanding of the growing patterns of African rice, as well as enable the development of new rice varieties that are better able to cope with increasing environmental stressors to help solve global hunger challenges.

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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...
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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
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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.
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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.
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Libraries battle bed bugs in books | The Olympian (Olympia, WA)

The vampire in the teen romance your daughter checked out from the library is fictional — but there could be a bloodsucker lurking in the book's binding that isn't make believe.
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Libraries battle bed bugs in books | The Republic (Columbus, IN)

Libraries battle bed bugs in books | The Republic (Columbus, IN) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The vampire in the teen romance your daughter checked out from the library is fictional - but there could be a bloodsucker lurking in the book's binding that isn't make believe.
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LAS VEGAS: Libraries battle bed bugs in books | Health | Brandenton (FL) Herald

The vampire in the teen romance your daughter checked out from the library is fictional — but there could be a bloodsucker lurking in the book's binding that isn't make believe.
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Libraries battle bed bugs in books | News Observer (Raleigh, NC)

The vampire in the teen romance your daughter checked out from the library is fictional — but there could be a bloodsucker lurking in the book's binding that isn't make believe.
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Libraries battle bed bugs in books | My San Antonio (TX)

Libraries battle bed bugs in books | My San Antonio (TX) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The vampire in the teen romance your daughter checked out from the library is fictional but there could be a bloodsucker lurking in the book's binding that isn't make believe. A bed bug was spotted in a Las Vegas-Clark County Library District bin two weeks ago in the service center where 18,000 library items are sorted daily, said Karen Bramwell-Thomas, the district's public relations manager. 

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Global forum launches call for innovations | Food and Drink International

Global forum launches call for innovations | Food and Drink International | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture, the world’s most influential event for the future of sustainable agriculture, has launched the Call for Innovations for next year’s event.
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Monsoon activity slows Oak fire | Eastern Arizona Courier

Monsoon activity slows Oak fire | Eastern Arizona Courier | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Crews battling the Oak fire reduce the amount of burnable material on the Galiuro Mountains, July 5. Monsoon weather — including rain, lower temperatures and high humidity — is helping reduce the spread of the fire.



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What is Water Worth? New UA Publication Investigates the Value of Water in Arizona | Sedona.biz (Sedona, AZ)

How do Arizonans value water? Not only its price for consumers, but the myriad other ways users pay for water.

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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?"

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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.

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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. 

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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.
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