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Free workshops focus on homegrown produce | Camp Verde (AZ) Journal

Free workshops focus on homegrown produce | Camp Verde (AZ) Journal | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Cooperative Extension has announced a new series of Beginning Farmer Workshops in Prescott for people looking to get started in
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Saudi, US academics team up to apply social farming in Hail | Saudi Gazette (Saudi Arabia)

Saudi, US academics team up to apply social farming in Hail | Saudi Gazette (Saudi Arabia) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The tone of truth and moderation
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Glowing millipede a surprise find | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Glowing millipede a surprise find | Australian Broadcasting Corporation | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The faint blue-green glow of this millipede redefines how we look at the evolution of bioluminescence across the tree of life.
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UA Food Study: Shop More, Waste Less | UANews

UA Food Study: Shop More, Waste Less | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Part of the reason American shoppers are so attracted to wholesale shopping is their belief that bulk-buying not only prevents waste but can save time and money, providing more value for the dollar. However, results from a qualitative investigation by the University of Arizona of buying habits suggest that the opposite may be true.
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Terry Anderson: Ag college in the desert | Midwest Producer

A very-needed five-day trip to Arizona revealed several things:
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Sheehy’s team at UA wins $100K award | Wallowa County (OR) Chieftain

A 1997 Wallowa High School grad applies his videography skills in enabling Arizona residents to build their own presentations on water resource issues.
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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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Bob Baffert, Todd Pletcher schooled in business side at Arizona | USA Today

Bob Baffert, Todd Pletcher schooled in business side at Arizona | USA Today | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
ELMONT, N.Y. — Bob Baffert and Todd Pletcher, the two primary human figures in Saturday's Belmont Stakes, have almost been omnipresent in major races from coast-to-coast over the last 15 years. Their barns
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Aging Couples Connected in Sickness and Health | UANews

Aging Couples Connected in Sickness and Health | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
As the world's population of older adults increases, so do conversations around successful aging — including seniors' physical, mental and social well-being. A variety of factors can impact aging adults' quality of life. Two big ones, according to new research from the University of Arizona, are the health and cognitive functioning of a person's spouse.
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UA Shares Agricultural Technology With World | UANews

UA Shares Agricultural Technology With World | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona again served as Official Knowledge Partner to the 2015 Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, this spring. With 102 countries represented at the Forum — launched just a year ago — the GFIA has become one of the world's most influential global platforms for scientists, entrepreneurs and policymakers to present and explore innovations toward sustainable agriculture and food security.
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Ecosystems and Human Networks, Obesity, History | BYU Radio

Ecosystems and Human Networks, Obesity, History | BYU Radio | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Guest: Dr. Matthew Mars, Ph.D. from the University of Arizona's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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May has been wet in Arizona but will provide only short-term drought help | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix)

May has been wet in Arizona but will provide only short-term drought help | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A climate expert said a wet month of May will only bring short-term relief from the drought.
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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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