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10 Worst Germ Hot Spots | Prevention

10 Worst Germ Hot Spots | Prevention | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Germs (the catchall name for bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms) are everywhere—at home, in the office, even in your car. Luckily, about 99% of them can't harm us. But the other 1% can be annoying, uncomfortable, or downright scary: Most of these pathogens are either viral or bacterial and can cause everything from a common cold to a potentially life-threatening infection.

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UA Research goes from Idea to Patent to Market | UANews

UA Research goes from Idea to Patent to Market | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA startup company GlycoSurf has finalized an exclusive license agreement for a new chemical synthesis technology, which was created at the University of Arizona. 
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What was Germanwings co-pilot's mental state? | CNN

What was Germanwings co-pilot's mental state? | CNN | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
We may never know what was going through the mind of Andreas Lubitz in the moments leading up to the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525.
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A ‘Happy Minute’ in memory of alumni | Arizona Daily Wildcat

A ‘Happy Minute’ in memory of alumni | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Rillito Park Racetrack was home to the seventh annual “Happy Minute” memorial race for deceased UA alumnus Pete Selin on Saturday.
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New Study To Investigate Whether Dog Saliva Can Help With Allergies | WJBF (Radio-Augusta, GA)

It turns out that man's best friend might could also hold a key to lessening those pesky allergic reactions.
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Could a kiss from your dog be GOOD for you? Canine germs may act 'as a probiotic', experts say | Georgia Newsday

Could a kiss from your dog be GOOD for you? Canine germs may act 'as a probiotic', experts say | Georgia Newsday | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Could a kiss from your dog be GOOD for you? Canine germs may act 'as a probiotic', experts say
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New Study to Investigate Whether Dog Saliva Can Help with Allergies | KTIC (Radio-Tucson, AZ)

New Study to Investigate Whether Dog Saliva Can Help with Allergies | KTIC (Radio-Tucson, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

It turns out that man’s best friend could also hold a key to lessening those pesky allergic reactions. Researchers from the University of Arizona are launching a new study to see if bacteria found on dogs (and their saliva) can help lessen the sneezing, itching and hives of an allergic reaction and [...]

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Area schools’ programs, clubs & inclusive policies help make LGBTQ students more comfortable | Daily Freeman (NY)

Area schools’ programs, clubs & inclusive policies help make LGBTQ students more comfortable | Daily Freeman (NY) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
That familiar refrain by Glinda, the witch of the north – from “The Wizard of Oz” movie – has been a rallying cry at gay and lesbian rights gatherings since 1979.
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Agriculture Center ‘foal’ of horses | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Agriculture Center ‘foal’ of horses | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A baby horse throws her head and stretches her spindly legs. Her mother has moved a few yards away, in search of green grasses to munch on.
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UA Program Targets Vets, First Responders | UANews

UA Program Targets Vets, First Responders | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The rate at which veterans and members of the military and law enforcement commit suicide is higher than the general population, which has led to major nationwide initiatives and policy changes in recent years. For that reason, the University of Arizona's Supportive Education for Returning Veterans, or SERV, was launched several years ago on the main campus in support of student veterans.
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Where Credit Report Reforms Fall Short | American Banker

Three major credit agencies are overhauling the way they resolve disputes and report unpaid medical debt. That s a good start, but the best way to wipe out credit-reporting errors is to encourage Americans to review them regularly.
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Crop Genomics Using High-Throughput Phenotyping | South Dakota Ag Connection

High-throughput phenotyping, a new area of agricultural research, is key to accelerating progress in crop improvement. To ensure continuing advances, there is a critical need to train graduate students and scientists in this emerging technology.



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Is life with a dog like taking probiotics? | Futurity

Is life with a dog like taking probiotics? | Futurity | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
An upcoming study will look at dogs and health. "We essentially want to find out, is a dog acting like yogurt in having a probiotic effect?" says Kim Kelly.
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Do you let your Dog Kiss or Lick you? Dog Germs May Be Good For Us, and Here's Why | SodaHead (Blog)

Owning a dog may give your health an even bigger boost than we realized. Studies have linked dog ownership with reduced stress and anxiety as well as lower blood pressure. And now scientists believe that dogs may help pump up your immune system.

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Ouch! Scientist endures thousands of insect stings to measure which hurts most | CBC News (Radio-Canada)

Ouch! Scientist endures thousands of insect stings to measure which hurts most | CBC News (Radio-Canada) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
File this one under the category of jobs you likely don't want to have. An Arizona scientist undured thousands of bites and stings from ants bees and wasps to determine which one of them has the most painful sting.
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Arizona Gardeners: Managing insects in your garden without using pesticides | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: Managing insects in your garden without using pesticides | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Early spring is the right time to begin a vegetable garden here in the desert but don’t forget that cooler weather is also just right for insects that look to chew the tissue or suck the juice of your tender plants.
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UA's moon tree struggles in our dry climate| Arizona Daily Star

UA's moon tree struggles in our dry climate| Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sycamore grown from seeds that orbited moon is alive but struggling.
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New Study to Investigate Whether Dog Saliva Can Help with Allergies | WTOP (Radio-Washington DC)

New Study to Investigate Whether Dog Saliva Can Help with Allergies | WTOP (Radio-Washington DC) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

It turns out that man’s best friend could also hold a key to lessening those pesky allergic reactions. Researchers from the University of Arizona are launching a new study to see if…

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Could a kiss from your dog be GOOD for you? Canine germs may act 'as a probiotic' | Capital Bay

Could a kiss from your dog be GOOD for you? Canine germs may act 'as a probiotic'
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Pet Scoop: Dog’s Reunion With Owner Caught on Video, Mom Saves Pups From Forest Fire | Vet Street (Blog)

A missing dog has an adorable reunion with his owner in England, the San Diego Zoo hand raises two rare Dalmatian pelicans, a mother dog creates a shelter to protect her puppies from a forest fire and more animal news.
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UA Researchers Explore Health Benefits of Man's Best Friend | Arizona Public Media

UA Researchers Explore Health Benefits of Man's Best Friend | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Researchers seek human participants and funding to find if dog ownership improves human probiotics.
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Advancements in crop genomics using high-throughput phenotyping | High Plains Journal

High-throughput phenotyping, a new area of agricultural research, is key to accelerating progress in crop improvement. To ensure continuing advances, there is a critical need to train graduate students and scientists in this emerging technology.
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GlycoSurf Finalizes Exclusive License Agreement for Bio-Inspired Surfactant | Arizona Center for Innovation

GlycoSurf Finalizes Exclusive License Agreement for Bio-Inspired Surfactant | Arizona Center for Innovation | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Joining the Arizona Center for Innovation provides you with a prestigious address, instant credibility, and the status of being accepted into a successful incubator – a significant milestone for any startup venture.
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Advancements in crop genomics using high-throughput phenotyping | Ag Professional

Advancements in crop genomics using high-throughput phenotyping | Ag Professional | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
High-throughput phenotyping, a new area of agricultural research, is key to accelerating progress in crop improvement. To ensure continuing advances, there is a critical need to train graduate students and scientists in this emerging technology.
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Impending Death for Paper Coupons? | Steam Feed

Impending Death for Paper Coupons? | Steam Feed | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
(Vocus) September 30, 2010 In studying the marketing and usability of a specific type of electronic coupon – digital coupons – one University of Arizona research team has found some interesting and important preliminary findings about what consumers thought of digital coupons, how they used them, why they used them and what problems were associated …
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Can Dog Saliva Help With Allergies? | ABC News

Can Dog Saliva Help With Allergies? | ABC News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Can a dog work as an anti-allergy medication? Researchers are trying to figure that out.
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