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Tongue-Eating Parasites Played By Puppets [VIDEO] | The Inquisitr

Tongue-Eating Parasites Played By Puppets [VIDEO] | The Inquisitr | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tongue-eating, sex-changing parasites aren’t strange enough, so Nova PBS has thoughtfully uploaded a You Tube video which explains the twisted life cycle of this bizarre species of creepy crawler using  tastefully designed fabric...
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What's Your Major: Is UA's Race Track Industry program the most prestigious degree on campus?

What's Your Major: Is UA's Race Track Industry program the most prestigious degree on campus? | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Hundreds of universities have English departments, fine arts colleges and various STEM programs, but only the UA can boast that it offers a degree in the animal racing industry.
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UA Employee Sings in Grammy-Nominated Group | UA@Work

UA Employee Sings in Grammy-Nominated Group | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Gina McCann sings in a classical music group called True Concord Voices & Orchestra, which is nominated for two Grammy awards: Best Choral Performance and Best Contemporary Classical Composition.
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State lawmakers get earful in Flagstaff about state budget priorities | Arizona Daily Sun

State lawmakers get earful in Flagstaff about state budget priorities | Arizona Daily Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Two members of the Arizona House of Representatives’ Appropriations Committee were peppered with pleas for additional funding at a state budget town hall Saturday at Flagstaff City Hall.
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UA professors hope mosquito study provides clues to stopping Zika virus

UA professors hope mosquito study provides clues to stopping Zika virus | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Michael Riehle
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Sap-sucking bugs harm fruit

Sap-sucking bugs harm fruit | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I live in Sierra Vista and have a small peach tree, about 3 to 4 years old. Last spring it bloomed for the first time and set about a
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Aggressive bees looking for a drink

Aggressive bees looking for a drink | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I was finally sitting outside last week with my soda and had up to five aggressive bees wanting my beverage. Yikes! They even have a memory cause the next
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Water Wise: Erosion focus of Feb. 6 program

Water Wise: Erosion focus of Feb. 6 program | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The power of water is impressive. Its force can carve canyons a mile deep or be harnessed to generate electricity at hydroelectric plants. Its raw power is revealed during flash
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Report from January 2016 NM Racing Commission Meeting

Report from January 2016 NM Racing Commission Meeting | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Report from January 2016 NM Racing Commission Meeting The New Mexico Racing Commission held its monthly meeting at its headquarters in Albuquerque on Thursday, January 21.
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GVC hosts climate change forum with UA professors

A forum on climate change, managing and adapting to its impacts, is set for 1:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at GVR West Center in Green Valley.
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WEEKEND: Take lunch to heart this weekend

WEEKEND: Take lunch to heart this weekend | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Your #1 News Source for the Olympic Peninsula, Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend and beyond.
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This Year's Grammy Awards Have a UA Connection

This Year's Grammy Awards Have a UA Connection | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Like many little girls, Gina McCann dreamed when she was young of becoming a famous pop singer. Her goal, which may have seemed far-fetched at the time, was to one day win a Grammy.
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The real reason for flowers isn’t just for Valentine’s Day

The real reason for flowers isn’t just for Valentine’s Day | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
We Americans will be gifting one another with some 200 million flowers on Valentine’s Day, but that’s not the “real reason for flowers,” says UC Davis-trained entomologist Stephen Buchmann of Tucson, Ariz., author of the ne
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Awards and Accolades | UA@Work

Awards and Accolades | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Congratulations to these recently honored University employees.
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UA Researcher Studies Mosquitoes in Search of Clues | UANews

UA Researcher Studies Mosquitoes in Search of Clues | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Michael Riehle, associate professor in the Department of Entomology at the University of Arizona, talks about his research on the mosquitoes that transmit malaria (Anopheles) and dengue fever (Aedes aegypti). The latter type also carries the Zika virus. Discoveries from Riehle's lab could lead to the prevention and treatment of mosquito-borne diseases.
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Desert Gardener: Creating art in the Moody Garden

Desert Gardener: Creating art in the Moody Garden | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
On Feb. 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., artists will be creating artwork at the Robert J. Moody Garden, across the street from the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Office, 2200 W. 28th St. The event is Art in the Garden, an annual fundraiser sponsored by MGM Garden Society. Artists register 10-10:30 a.m. and from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. the public tours the garden and votes for their favorite artist.
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The Zika mosquito is here; not the virus

The Zika mosquito is here; not the virus | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Combination of factors could keep Arizona free of the scary disease.
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Mixing trees, sewer pipes — watch out

Mixing trees, sewer pipes — watch out | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: We have some old mesquite trees and palo verde trees near our walking lanes. There are old clay unsealed sewer pipes nearby at a depth of about 4 feet.
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Protecting your cactus

Protecting your cactus | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: I live in the Tucson Foothills area where I planted three San Pedro cactus near an outdoor wash area six years ago. During the cold months, the temperature can
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Copper Country News Help Celebrate Cobre Valley’s History on Friday at Bullion Plaza

Copper Country News Help Celebrate Cobre Valley’s History on Friday at Bullion Plaza | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
MIAMI — “Celebrating our Legacy: Building a Shared History for Cobre Valley” will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 5 at Bullion Plaza in Miami.
The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension and Water Resources Research Center invites you to share your memories and historical knowledge — and make your mark. As people move in and out of the community
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Arizona Gardeners - Plant propagation: Making new plants from cuttings

Arizona Gardeners - Plant propagation: Making new plants from cuttings | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
If you have a favorite grapevine or blackberry and wish you had a few more, early February is an ideal time to make new plants from cuttings.
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The Zika Virus Disproportionately Affects The Poor And This Is Why

The Zika Virus Disproportionately Affects The Poor And This Is Why | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Mosquitos thrive in just the kind of environment that's home to the region's poor...
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What's your major?: sustainable plant systems teaches students how to manage food processing

What's your major?: sustainable plant systems teaches students how to manage food processing | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Bachelor of Science degree in sustainable plant systems is one unique major among others at the UA. A collaboration with the school of plant Sciences and the department of soil, water and environmental science, the sustainable plant systems program is for students seeking to learn about how to produce and manage large quantities of plants in an environmentally friendly way.
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