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Battling bollworm a cotton world away | Western Farm Press

Battling bollworm a cotton world away | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
China first introduced Bt cotton in 1997. For the first decade, Bt cotton was highly effective against both cotton bollworm and pink bollworm in China.
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Fully Reported Utility and Telecommunications Payment Data Could Expand Access for “Credit Invisibles”, PERC Study Finds | Spoke (San Jose CA)

Using fully reported utility and telecommunications payment data (both timely and late payment information) in credit reports and credit scores could expand credit access for significant numbers of Americans with thin or no credit files while decreasing credit risk for lenders overall, according to new research from the Policy and Economic Research Council (PERC).
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Fully Reported Utility and Telecommunications Payment Data Could Expand Access for “Credit Invisibles” | Black Radio Network

Using fully reported utility and telecommunications payment data (both timely and late payment information) in credit reports and credit scores could expand credit access for significant numbers of Americans with thin or no credit files while decreasing credit risk for lenders overall, according to new research from the Policy and Economic Research Council (PERC).

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Urban Farms and the Local Economy | Sustainable Cities Collective

Urban Farms and the Local Economy | Sustainable Cities Collective | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Across Southern California, a new breed of small farmer is emerging to not only take advantage of the growing demand for local food, but also to connect urban communities to their food.
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UA professor accused of defrauding university | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

TUCSON — 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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How some beetles produce a scalding defensive spray | Science Blog

How some beetles produce a scalding defensive spray | Science Blog | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Bombardier beetles, which exist on every continent except Antarctica, have a pretty easy life. Virtually no other animals prey on them, because …

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Spit take: UA exploring link between good human health, dog saliva | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix)

Spit take: UA exploring link between good human health, dog saliva | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Arizona are exploring a possible biological link between good internal health in seniors and man's best friend.
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Land-Grant Institutions Help Motivate Children, Parents to Increase Calcium Intake | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

Scientists from 11 land-grant institutions and Brigham Young University are working together to help parents motivate children to boost calcium intake to strengthen bones and prevent bone fractures from occurring later in life. The scientists are members of a multistate research project titled Motivating Parents of Preadolescents (9-13 years old) to Increase Calcium Intake (W-2003), which uses data from questionnaires to develop messages and graphics for educational materials.
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Why Regaining Weight Is So Common and How to Deal | Health News

Why Regaining Weight Is So Common and How to Deal | Health News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
For anyone who’s seen the numbers on the scale creep up after dropping a significant amount of weight, the statistics aren’t exactly encouraging. Studies show that most people regain the weight the...
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Gowan student takes home top prize at science, engineering expo | Yuma Sun

Which room in a house contains the most radiation?
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Low-Allergen Soybean Could Have High Impact | Food Manufacturing

Scientists from the UA and University of Illinois have created a new variety of low-allergenic soybean, and it could make the creation of animal feed more efficient.
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Low-allergen Soybean Could Have High Impact | Science Newsline

Low-allergen Soybean Could Have High Impact | Science Newsline | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In the United States, nearly 15 million people and 1 in 13 children suffer from food allergy. In Arizona alone, every classroom contains at least two children with a food allergy.
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Disinfectant Wipes Could Reduce Your Food Poisoning Risk. Big Time. | Huffington Post UK

Disinfectant Wipes Could Reduce Your Food Poisoning Risk. Big Time. | Huffington Post UK | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Choosing disinfectant wipes over dish cloths could be the key to eliminating food poisoning, scientists have discovered. A study looking at the spread of Campylobacter - the bacteria traditionally...

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Disinfectant Wipes; to Keep Distance from Food Poisoning | Health Newsline

Disinfectant Wipes; to Keep Distance from Food Poisoning | Health Newsline | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

"Cleanliness is next to Godliness” is a school time proverb which is applicable for entire life. The people dealing with food-making i.e. housewives, cooks are profoundly suggested to keep the environment in the kitchen clean to avoid any form of food poisoning or food spoiling.

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Fully Reported Utility and Telecommunications Payment Data Could Expand Access for "Credit Invisibles", PERC Study Finds | Transforming Network Infrastructure

Fiber Mountain is transforming data center infrastructure. A revolutionary fiber core enables direct connection of t critical data flows between resources, and leverages innovative virtualization, Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM), Software Defined Network (SDN) capabilities to make data centers more agile.

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Hunting in Arizona: 3 Invasive Species to Arizona and Its Rules for Hunting Them | News Max

Hunting invasive species in Arizona can provide benefits to hunters and to the environment.
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University of Arizona professor accused of defrauding school | AZ Family.com

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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Use wipes in the kitchen to reduce risk of food poisoning by 99% | ScienceBlog.com

Use wipes in the kitchen to reduce risk of food poisoning by 99% | ScienceBlog.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Consumers can reduce the risk of Campylobacter food poisoning by up to 99.2% by using disinfectant wipes in the kitchen after preparing poultry. This is …

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Bombardier Beetle: Secret Of Deadly 'Gun' Revealed For First Time (VIDEO) | Headlines & Global News

New research uncovered how a beetle species shoots boiling chemicals at predators without harming themselves.
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Harmful bacteria may be lurking in your single-serve coffee machine | Fox News

Harmful bacteria may be lurking in your single-serve coffee machine | Fox News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Do you want a heaping dose of bacteria with your morning brew?
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Arizona Gardeners: Water gardens are less expensive to create than thought | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: Water gardens are less expensive to create than thought | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Water features can make an excellent addition to a home landscape.  
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Students Aid Developing Countries | UANews

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A group of University of Arizona students is in Panama this week, working with local communities to provide much-needed health care services. The students are members of the UA chapter of Global Medical Brigades, which is part of a larger international organization. The student-run organization organizes trips to developing countries — mainly Honduras and Panama, and occasionally Nicaragua and Gana. During this year's spring break, students traveled to Panama and Honduras.
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Triple Null: New Genetically Modified Soybean A Big Benefit For Food Allergies | Science 2.0

A new soybean with significantly reduced levels of three key proteins responsible for both its allergenic and anti-nutritional effects has been created. Soybean is a major ingredient in many infant formulas, processed foods and livestock feed used for agriculture.

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Watch this beetle aim and fire its 'machine gun' | Futurity

Watch this beetle aim and fire its 'machine gun' | Futurity | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
X-rays and high-speed video reveal how bombardier beetles use a gun-like chamber in their abdomens to rapidly fire boiling chemicals at enemies.
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Soybeans: Low Allergens Achieved Through Breeding | AGFAX

Soybeans: Low Allergens Achieved Through Breeding | AGFAX | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In the United States, nearly 15 million people and 1 in 13 children suffer from food allergy. In Arizona alone, every classroom contains at least two children with a food allergy. Soybeans are one ...
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Swap cloth for disinfectant wipes to cut food poisoning risk by 99% | Daily Mail (UK)

Swap cloth for disinfectant wipes to cut food poisoning risk by 99% | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Scientists at the University of Arizona found they could reduce the risk of campylobacter food poisoning by up to 99 per cent when using disinfectant wipes after preparing poultry.
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