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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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University of Arizona grad grows 10 million heads of lettuce without soil

University of Arizona grad grows 10 million heads of lettuce without soil | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A UA center is researching ways to grow food in extreme circumstances and to impart extraordinary flavor to ordinary varieties.
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Central Arizona College - Steven Sipes Named 2017 Dean Merrell Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Steven Sipes of Casa Grande, AZ, has been named the 2017 Dean Merrell Lifetime Achievement Award recipient by the South Central District of the Arizona Association Future Farmers of America (FFA).
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Gibson: Master Gardeners give excellent assistance

Gibson: Master Gardeners give excellent assistance | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
As part of the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, a department in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Master Gardeners volunteers are available to help local residents with their
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RTIP Students To Gain Real-World Racetrack Operations Experience At Rillito Park - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

RTIP Students To Gain Real-World Racetrack Operations Experience At Rillito Park - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Rillito Park Foundation announced today that PariBet LLC, an advanced deposit wagering service, is partnering with Rillito Park Racetrack to sponsor students in the University of Arizona's Race Track Industry Program (RTIP) who work at the racetrack during its 2017 winter meet. The sponsorship, which will be known as the PariBet Racetrack Industry Student …
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Four Questions: Wonder Why Every Rose Has Its Thorn?

Valentine's Day is the busiest day of the year for florists, and no flower is more popular on the occasion than the quintessential red rose. We asked rose expert Lauren Kettenbach, an Arizona Master Gardener who oversees the rose garden at the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Office at 4210 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, to share some of what she knows about the rose.
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UA Community Garden vandalized over weekend, more than $7000 of damages

UA Community Garden vandalized over weekend, more than $7000 of damages | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sometime between Friday, Feb. 10 and Sunday, Feb. 12, the UA Community Garden was vandalized.
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Meetings and Events: Creative painting, yard sales and craft shows

Meetings and Events: Creative painting, yard sales and craft shows | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Creative painting techniques class
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Dr. Arun Dhar assumes leadership of the University of Arizona Aquaculture Pathology Lab

Dr. Arun Dhar assumes leadership of the University of Arizona Aquaculture Pathology Lab | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Last month, Dr. Arun Dhar moved to Tucson to begin his duties as an Associate Professor in the School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences and as Director of the Aquaculture Pathology Laboratory. The Arizona Aquaculture Pathology lab serves as the OIE Reference lab for crustacean diseases and was developed and led by Dr. Donald Lightner for many years before his recent retirement. As Director, Dr. Dhar leads a world class research and development team with expertise in diagnostics, treatment and biosecurity against virtually all classes of pathogens and parasites of shrimp and other crustaceans.
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PariBet Racetrack Industry Student Experience: New Jersey Roots - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

PariBet Racetrack Industry Student Experience: New Jersey Roots - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
This is part of a series profiling participants of the PariBet Racetrack Industry Student Experience, a program that allows Race Track Industry Program students the chance to work in paid positions in key roles at Rillito Park. Joe Longo may be spending his second year in Tucson as a graduate student in the University of Arizona's Race …
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The Most Hygienic Way To Use A Public Restroom

The Most Hygienic Way To Use A Public Restroom | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Have you ever met someone who flat out refuses to use public restrooms? Though I admire their tenacity (and bladder control), the fact remains, I'm never going to be one of those people. I have a bladder the size of a dime, and it always wins out, no
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Rooftop garden competition highlights the future of food production

Rooftop garden competition highlights the future of food production | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
This semester, the Arizona Student Unions are holding a competition for undergraduate students to design a garden on the Student Union Memorial Center roof. Teams of five interdisciplinary students will have about three months to plan out a garden that will produce crops to be donated to the Campus Pantry at UA.
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Super Bowl's Super Flush: Just a Super Myth?

A pervasive anecdote is that, come Super Bowl halftime, millions of people watching the big game will head to the bathroom to simultaneously flush their toilets.  Some say it's an urban legend. But is it? "I have never seen the 'Super Bowl super flush event' in writing, and I've never seen it mentioned in a peer-reviewed publication," said University of Arizona research scientist Jean McLain. But there is some truth to the myth.
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Chile heads talk shop at Las Cruces conference

LAS CRUCES - Bill Devine stood out from among hundreds of people roaming the hallways and conference rooms of Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces on Tuesday because of his festive…
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'Sensor tags' track a day in the life of a bumble bee - Futurity

'Sensor tags' track a day in the life of a bumble bee - Futurity | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Scientists glued tiny "sensor tags" to the backs of bumblebees and got an unprecedented look inside the colony.
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Terrestrial Ecosystems Feeling the Heat, Research Shows

Terrestrial ecosystems provide a tremendous service to humanity and the well-being of the Earth by removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, acting as a "carbon sink" where carbon inputs from photosynthesis are greater than carbon losses from plant and animal respiration.  Yet, the exact processes influencing the relative strength of land carbon uptake have remained elusive and an area of debate among scientists.
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UPDATE: 5 things that prove rich people are cheap

UPDATE: 5 things that prove rich people are cheap,Read most current stock market news, Get stock, fund, etf analyst reports from an independent source you can trust - Morningstar
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Arizona RTIP Students Gain Real-World Experience at Rillito Park

TUCSON, AZ—FEBRUARY 12, 2017—The Rillito Park Foundation announced last week that PariBet LLC, an advanced deposit wagering service, is partnering with Rillito Park Racetrack to sponsor students in the University of Arizona's Race Track Industry Program (RTIP) who work at the racetrack during its 2017 winter meet.

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Water key issue at Farm Home Ranch Day

Water key issue at Farm Home Ranch Day | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SAFFORD — They came to learn about solar power in ranching, developments in cotton growing, tree pruning methods, canning food and more, while some came to talk about a highly
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PariBet Race Track Industry Student Experience: Funny Cide Inspires Alexa Ravit - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

PariBet Race Track Industry Student Experience: Funny Cide Inspires Alexa Ravit - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
This is the first in a series of stories profiling participants of the PariBet Racetrack Industry Student Experience. One would be hard-pressed to find two racetracks more different than Belmont Park and Rillito Park, but it is Belmont and its hometown hero Funny Cide that Alexa Ravit has to thank for luring her to horse …
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Your family's ultimate guide to uniquely Arizona activities

Ways to spend a day or a week with kids of all ages.
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Arizona's 105th birthday: How immigrants handled the early years

Immigrants brought their skills and energy and entered this land of harsh living conditions that offered nothing but raw materials and opportunity
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Meetings and Events: Night in Vegas fundraiser, sound bowl chakra and craft sales

Meetings and Events: Night in Vegas fundraiser, sound bowl chakra and craft sales | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Night in Vegas
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Valley fever dog vaccine research could help humans, too

Valley fever dog vaccine research could help humans, too | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Randy Ford had never heard of valley fever when he moved to Tucson from Salinas with his dog, a reddish brown vizsla named Tyler.
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Researchers Hoping Valley Fever Vaccine Won’t Just Go to the Dogs

Researchers Hoping Valley Fever Vaccine Won’t Just Go to the Dogs | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A canine vaccine against valley fever, a fungal disease that sometimes leads to significant disability and even death, could be available within the next 10 years. And the work to save dogs could also advance efforts to create a vaccine for people.
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UA Marketing Experts Pick Their Favorite Ads From Super Bowl

More than 114 million TV viewers tuned into Sunday's Super Bowl, perhaps as many of them for the ever-anticipated commercials as the game itself. With this year's Super Bowl ads costing a whopping $5 million for 30 seconds, advertisers pulled out all the stops to reach the large national crowd, with some being more successful than others. University of Arizona marketing experts weighed in on their favorite ads.
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