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Solution |for cleaner smartphone | TMCnet (South Africa)

So anyone who is concerned about cleanliness will breathe a sigh of relief at the news that smartphones and tablets are about to become a great deal more hygienic.

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Researchers use artificial evolution to combat insect pesticide resistance | April 28, 2016 Issue - Vol. 94 Issue 18 | Chemical & Engineering News

Researchers use artificial evolution to combat insect pesticide resistance | April 28, 2016 Issue - Vol. 94 Issue 18 | Chemical & Engineering News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Parker Public Works Director dies

Parker Public Works Director dies | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Parker’s Public Works Director Tim Edwards died Thursday, April 21 at La Paz Regional Hospital following a two-year battle with cancer. He was 54 years old.
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I-Squared Awards Honor Impact, Innovation

I-Squared Awards Honor Impact, Innovation | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tech Launch Arizona's third annual awards event honored those whose work directly affects the quality of life through research, collaboration and innovation — key elements in the University of Arizona’s land-grant mission and Never Settle strategic plan. The I-Squared Awards for Innovation and Impact were held at the UA Museum of Art on Monday. Tech Launch Arizona, a presidential cabinet-level office of the UA, creates social and economic impact through bringing the inventions stemming from University research from the lab to the world.
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Create your own documentary and become a water expert with Beyond the Mirage's web experience

Create your own documentary and become a water expert with Beyond the Mirage's web experience | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There is a water shortage threatening the western United States right now, but filmmaker Cody Sheehy, the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Water Resources Research Center are trying to help the issue.
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Farm Income is Down: One Economist's Advice

Farm Income is Down: One Economist's Advice | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
U.S. farm income fell by 38% between 2014 and 2015 and is forecast to fall by another 3% this year.
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Facing switchbacks, pitching tents prepares teens for life | Arizona Daily Star

Facing switchbacks, pitching tents prepares teens for life | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
4-H leaders, teens embark on Grand Canyon hike of a lifetime
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Free printable nutrient deficiency charts for your garden plants

Free printable nutrient deficiency charts for your garden plants | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Here's a wonderful free resource to help you identify nutritional deficiencies in your garden plants.
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UA Ties Still Strong for Triple Crown Winner Baffert

UA Ties Still Strong for Triple Crown Winner Baffert | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Before he was the most renowned horse trainer in the world with a Triple Crown to his credit, Bob Baffert was a fixture at Arizona Stadium. From the time he was 10, Baffert, a Nogales native, used to regularly make the hourlong trek north to Tucson to cheer on the Arizona Wildcats. With some mix of his six siblings, Baffert would station himself in the "Knothole," a children's area in the south end zone of the stadium. He frantically cheered on the Wildcats, elated by the wins and crushed by the losses — a requirement for anyone with the last name Baffert.
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Bedbugs are Drawn to Certain Colors, Study Finds

Bedbugs are Drawn to Certain Colors, Study Finds | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The next time you're packing for a trip, you might want to reach for your brightest-colored luggage. It could help keep bedbugs away.
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UA Class of 2016 Prepares for Evolving Job Market | UANews

UA Class of 2016 Prepares for Evolving Job Market | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
According to the Pew Research Center, the millennial generation  — defined as those born between 1981 and 1996 — surpassed Generation X to become the largest share of the American workforce in 2015, with 53.5 million millennials either holding jobs or seeking them. The University of Arizona's Class of 2016 is at the tail end of this generation. As such, it finds itself in a position to permanently shape the future of American employment.
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Gerard Ervin: Squandering Arizona's resources

Gerard Ervin: Squandering Arizona's resources | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sunshine, children and water are keys to Arizona's future.
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Leading Retailers to Offer Insights About What's 'In'

Leading Retailers to Offer Insights About What's 'In' | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing at the University of Arizona has announced the 2016 presenters at its 20th annual Global Retailing Conference, which will be held April 14 and 15 at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson. Given the rapid evolution in retailing, this year's conference will focus on what's "in" — trends that are reshaping an industry that is increasingly challenged to be intimate, innovational and instant.
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Arizona Gardeners: Scary arachnids of the desert

Arizona Gardeners: Scary arachnids of the desert | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With the return of warm weather, we can also expect increased sightings of animals native to the deserts of Central Arizona. Let’s take a look at four desert arachnids, all spider relatives, whose very names create feelings of concern and even fear in the minds of those who come in contact with them.  
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A Qualitative Exploration of Entrepreneurial Learning Among Southern Arizona Small-Scale Farmers and Ranchers

A Qualitative Exploration of Entrepreneurial Learning Among Southern Arizona Small-Scale Farmers and Ranchers | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
nd ranchers who participate in local food enterprise are challenged by a number of market uncertainties. These uncertainties include unpredictable consumer purchasing patterns, seasonal production variations, and relatively small customer bases. Moreover, farmers and ranchers turned local food entrepreneurs have limited access to business training and, thus, rely on experience and experimentation to guide their business decision making. This article draws on qualitative data to explore how farmers and ranchers who participate in Southern Arizona farmers' markets develop entrepreneurial knowledge and skills. Recommendations for how Extension educators can enhance the entrepreneurial learning of small-scale farmers and ranchers are provided.
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Bedbugs are drawn to certain colors, study finds | CNN

Bedbugs are drawn to certain colors, study finds | CNN | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The next time you're packing for a trip, you might want to reach for your brightest-colored luggage. It could help keep bedbugs away.
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Why This Animal's Pee Smells Like Hot Buttered Popcorn

Southeast Asia's bearcat has a movie-theater aroma, but it's not the only animal that smells like snack foods.
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Free Integrated Pesticide Management workshop offered May 5

Pest management in community environments, such as schools, homes, and related environments, is of high priority, especially due to the presence of children. Many of these places have pest management
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At Stake: Securing Your Tree’s Future

At Stake: Securing Your Tree’s Future | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
By Warren Tenney If you're working to make your landscape more water efficient, don't forget to add one of many drought-tolerant trees that thrive in the Metro Phoenix area. Trees can raise property value, save energy by shading walls and windows, and make great gifts to mark special occasions. Once established, drought-tolerant trees need minimal…
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Bedbugs are drawn to certain colors, study finds

Bedbugs are drawn to certain colors, study finds | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The next time you're packing for a trip, you might want to reach for your brightest-colored luggage. It could help keep bedbugs away.
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Bedbugs actually like certain colors over others

Bedbugs actually like certain colors over others | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The next time you're packing for a trip, you might want to reach for your brightest-colored luggage. It could help keep bedbugs away. A new study finds that bedbugs -- just like flies and other insects -- have favorite colors.
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Study: Bed bugs are drawn to certain colors

Study: Bed bugs are drawn to certain colors | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
If you are taking a vacation this summer, you may already be dreaming about wasting days away at a beach. Recently, travelers have become concerned due to reports of bed bugs in hotels across the globe.
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Bedbugs are drawn to certain colors, study finds

(CNN) - The next time you're packing for a trip, you might want to reach for your brightest-colored luggage. It could help keep bedbugs away.A new study finds that bedbugs -- just like flies and o
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