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Sleepless nights after divorce may be tied to blood pressure rise | WHNS (TV-Greenville, SC)

People who suffer long-term sleep problems after a divorce are at risk for a rise in blood pressure, a new study suggests.
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UA, Saudi Universities Partner on Farming | UANews

UA, Saudi Universities Partner on Farming | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The idea that it takes millions or billions of dollars to make a significant difference in social agriculture is being dispelled by the University of Arizona and Saudi Arabia institutions. Working in partnership to develop pilot farming projects with price tags of less than $50,000, the institutions are advancing social agriculture to help farmers achieve economic profitability while promoting environmental sustainability.
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World’s Largest Robotic Field Scanner Now in Place | UANews

World’s Largest Robotic Field Scanner Now in Place | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The world's largest robotic field scanner has been inaugurated at the University of Arizona's Maricopa Agricultural Center, or MAC, near Phoenix. Mounted on a 30-ton steel gantry moving along 200-meter steel rails over 1.5 acres of energy sorghum, the high-throughput phenotyping robot senses and continuously images the growth and development of the crop, generating an extremely high-resolution, enormous data stream — about 5 terabytes per day.
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Ranking the Pain of Stinging Insects, From ‘Caustic’ to ‘Blinding'

Ranking the Pain of Stinging Insects, From ‘Caustic’ to ‘Blinding' | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
One passionate entomologist poetically describes and ranks over 70 species' painful stings.
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Women and Trees - Simplicity for the Sake of the Planet | High Atlas Foundation

Women and Trees - Simplicity for the Sake of the Planet | High Atlas Foundation | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
This spring, I had the privilege of volunteering in Morocco for the High Atlas Foundation (HAF), a US 501(c)(3) and Moroccan non-profit organization that focuses on disadvantaged rural and urban communities through participatory development.
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Why is Phoenix so hot?

The urban heat island, high pressure and a phenomenon called Hadley Cells contribute to the Valley's hot climate
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Tucson giving: Harvesters, BICAS revel in hot-weather events

Tucson giving: Harvesters, BICAS revel in hot-weather events | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Group promotes use of local native food sources.
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Library Notes 6/21/16

The Casa Grande Main Library is at 449 N. Drylake St. For information, call 421-8710. Vista Grande Public Library is at 1556 N. Arizola Road. For information, call 421-8652.
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Gardening Etcetera: Walter Braun, my self-taught green dad

When I was a teenager, my dad retired and moved our family of six from Maryland to Donation, Pennsylvania, a rural burg of three churches, two cemeteries, a couple dozen
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UA ag center leads $30M program

MARICOPA — The University of Arizona Maricopa Agricultural Center is at the forefront of agricultural development.
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Zika case confirmed in Pima County | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

Zika case confirmed in Pima County | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Pima County Health Department has confirmed its first case of Zika in Pima County.
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Protection of Pollinator World Is Important to Agriculture | UANews

Protection of Pollinator World Is Important to Agriculture | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Some of our tiny planetary cohabitants contribute significantly to our ability to grow and access foods, but some are declining in stark numbers. Pollinators — which include the world's bees, butterflies, birds and bats — have an important role in maintaining the health of the ecosystem and supporting agriculture by planting pollen grains, which in turn result in fruit and seeds.
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Students Ponder Impact of University Leadership Change

Students Ponder Impact of University Leadership Change | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
President Ann Weaver Hart to step down as president by 2018.
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AgriMarketing.com - Experimental Robot Draws Crowd Of Plant Breeders, Ag Industry Officials

AgriMarketing.com - Experimental Robot Draws Crowd Of Plant Breeders, Ag Industry Officials | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Agri Marketing Magazine - A primary source of agribusiness news and discussion for the North American agribusiness community.
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There’s an app for that: New mobile app developed at UA helps with used-car purchases

There’s an app for that: New mobile app developed at UA helps with used-car purchases | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
More and more technology is being integrated into the classroom, so it only makes sense that educators are going to start looking for apps and games to help engage students. A new mobile app developed at the University of Arizona is using the game-playing experience to help teach teens and young adults about one of the most important financial decisions someone can make. 
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How hot was it? Phoenix tops another daily heat record

PHOENIX -- The high at Sky Harbor Airport reached 116 Monday. An excessive heat warning remains in effect through Thursday.
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14 animals that smell like snack foods

14 animals that smell like snack foods | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Walking through the woods and suddenly smell cherry cola or popcorn? It's just the local critters.
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Follow the money: Reducing risk vs. increasing costs | Food Safety News

Follow the money: Reducing risk vs. increasing costs | Food Safety News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Healthcare providers, caregivers, researchers and suppliers gathered at the 43rd annual meeting of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology (APIC) in Charlotte, NC, June 11-13. The theme was “Inspiring Innovation in Infection Prevention” and attendees discussed how evidenced-based research can resolve the recurring riddle of risk versus budgets for both foodservice and... Continue Reading
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NAAE: NAAE Staff Update -- June 2016 | NAAE Communities of Practice

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Stock DD Board Post # 208693

Stock DD Board Message Board: Green Planet Grp (GNPG) 0.0150 $GNPG Green Planet's HHO Generator Provides Answer to UN Air Pollu
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Tracking temperatures and history can help backyard gardeners.

Tracking temperatures and history can help backyard gardeners. | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Data about the lifecycle of plants and animals has intriguing potential.
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Saguaros may need some watering

Saguaros may need some watering | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: We have three saguaros in our front yard, two, four and 10 feet tall. All appear to be healthy. The tallest one will get only two or three blooms
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Ag Center at forefront of agricultural technologies

Ag Center at forefront of agricultural technologies | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona Maricopa Agricultural Center is at the forefront of agricultural development. Partnering with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), the center is bringing together computer science, engineering and biology to help ideal crops be planted and grown.
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Tracking temperatures and history can help backyard gardeners. | Arizona Daily Star

Tracking temperatures and history can help backyard gardeners. | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Data about the lifecycle of plants and animals has intriguing potential.
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Keep pork-barrel politics out of research funding | The Hill

The federal government makes a crucial investment in the nation’s future when it provides funding for scientific research.

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The largest field robot in the world

The largest field robot in the world | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new gantry-style robot by German tech company LemnaTec is changing the way hybrid crops are found and developed.
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