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Danforth Center receives $8M for big data research program for bioenergy crop | Phys.org

Danforth Center receives $8M for big data research program for bioenergy crop | Phys.org | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center announced today it was awarded an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy ARPA-E TERRA program. Funds will be used for research to accelerate breeding and the commercial release of economically viable bioenergy sorghum hybrids. Todd Mockler, Ph.D., Geraldine and Robert Virgil Distinguished Investigator at the Danforth Center is the principal investigator of this multi-institutional project.
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6 things to know about tarantula hawk wasps with 'traumatically painful' sting in San Antonio | My San Antonio (TX)

6 things to know about tarantula hawk wasps with 'traumatically painful' sting in San Antonio | My San Antonio (TX) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There's La Lechusa and the Cucuy, but now San Antonio-area parents are warning their kids of an insect with a name scarier than the two - the tarantula hawk.
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President’s Financial Capability Council Completes Work, Issues Final Report | US Department of the Treasury

The President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans (Council) today published its final report to the President and Secretary of the Treasury on ways to build the financial knowledge and skills of the nation’s young people. The report includes recommendations for government, individual commitments to action, and best practices for improving financial capability.
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There’s an Easy Way to Waste Less Food: Shop More Often | Slate Magazine

There’s an Easy Way to Waste Less Food: Shop More Often | Slate Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
If you’re like me, you writhe in guilt-ridden anguish each time you forget to bring your canvas tote to the grocery store. But in the rare times we do remember our reusable bags, Americans tend not to think much about what we actually put inside them, according to a new...
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What Glows in the Dark and Dispenses Cyanide? | New York (NY) Times

What Glows in the Dark and Dispenses Cyanide? | New York (NY) Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Certain species of millipedes do, first to warn off predators and then, if necessary, to dispense with them.
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Accelerated greenhouse growth to help feed the world | Western Farm Press

Accelerated greenhouse growth to help feed the world | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
More than 100,000 more people will sit down to dinner compared to the previous day. There could be 11 billion mouths to feed by the end of this century.
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Recent rains mean more bees in Phoenix, Tucson | Arizona Republic

Recent rains mean more bees in Phoenix, Tucson | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Honeybees are busy as, well, bees this summer. Spring rains provided more food this year, so bees won't take their normal June and July holiday from frenzied activity. They'll stick around until October.
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Arizona Asthma Research Focuses On Dust In Amish Community | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe)

Researchers in Tucson are taking part in the first study of its kind -- they are studying dust in Amish communities that could hold the key to preventing asthma

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El Niño could delay monsoon start | Arizona Daily Sun

El Niño could delay monsoon start | Arizona Daily Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The fate of northern Arizona’s monsoon hangs on a few possible effects of the El Niño warming pattern brewing in the equatorial Pacific Ocean.

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Longhorned Beetles: Timing And Scent Are Everything When Looking For A Mate | Headlines & Global News

Researchers found different beetle species search for mates at different time of day and in different seasons because they give off the same pheremones.
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How Longhorned Beetles Find Mr. Right | UANews

How Longhorned Beetles Find Mr. Right | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A longhorned beetle’s sexy scent might make a female perk up her antennae. But when the males of several species all smell the same, a female cannot choose by cologne alone. For these beetles to find a mate of the right species, timing is everything, according to research from a University of Arizona-led team.
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Water, a precious commodity, becomes a sound investment for senators and their families | Environment & Energy Publishing

Drill deep enough into annual financial disclosures filed by members of Congress -- beyond the mutual funds and the oil stocks and checking accounts -- and eventually you'll hit blue gold: groundwater in arid Western states.
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Why Regaining Weight Is So Common and How to Deal | Huffington Post

Getting back to your best body might require fine-tuning your eating habits and becoming more passionate about fitness. But it's totally possible. And it will set you for success in the long run.
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Danforth center receives $8m for bioenergy program | Feed Stuffs Newspaper

Understanding key phenotype-to-genotype associations in bioenergy sorghum will enhance efforts to bring products to market.
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John Berlau Reviews “Consumer Credit and the American Economy” | Before It's News

The Washington Post cites CEI`s John Berlau on Consumer Credit and American Economy: John Berlau of the Competitive Enterprise Institute reviews “Consumer Credit and the American Economy” today at the Law and Liberty blog: “The Surprising Economics...

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President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans releases final report | Accounting Today

President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans releases final report | Accounting Today | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The President s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans (Council) published its final report to the President and Secretary of the Treasury today on the ways to build the financial knowledge and skills of the nation s younger people. The report includes recommendations for government, individual commitments to action, and best practices for improving financial capability.
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Danforth Plant Science Center receives $8 million for big data research | Ag Professional

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center announced it was awarded an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy ARPA–E TERRA program. Funds will be used for research to accelerate breeding and the commercial release of economically viable bioenergy sorghum hybrids. Todd Mockler, Ph.D., Geraldine and Robert Virgil Distinguished Investigator at the Danforth Center is the principal investigator of this multi-institutional project.
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How Does Drought Affect The Economy? | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe)

California's four-year drought has raised a number of questions about water scarcity and the capacity for agriculture in the Southwest. But many people are also concerned about what role the drought will play economically. 

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Insects, not people, will taste UA corn | Arizona Daily Star

Insects, not people, will taste UA corn | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Part of the UA Campus Agricultural Center looks a little like Iowa.
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For Father's Day, Here Are 5 Ways Dads Matter | UANews

For Father's Day, Here Are 5 Ways Dads Matter | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The bond between mother and child has long been recognized as critical to children's development, but what about Dad? Increasingly, scientists have turned their attention to the role of fathers in the family. It's a timely topic, as an estimated one-third of U.S. children grow up in homes without their biological dads, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.    
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Could Amish Farm Dust Provide Relief from Asthma? | Arizona Public Media

Could Amish Farm Dust Provide Relief from Asthma? | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tucson researchers are seeking clues from rural Indiana communities.
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Pick-Up-Lines: Even for Beetles They're all About Timing | Nature World News

Pick-Up-Lines: Even for Beetles They're all About Timing | Nature World News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The longhorned beetle was long thought to be the cologne connoisseur of the insect world, selecting mates based on smell alone. However, like a frat house drowning in Axe body spray, sometimes all the males in a region smell the same. So how do lady longhorns know who's 'Mr. Right?' According to a new study, timing is everything.
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Longhorned beetles use timing to find mates | redOrbit

Longhorned beetles use timing to find mates | redOrbit | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
For us humans, meeting that special someone often comes down to timing, and it turns out – the same goes for longhorned beetle.
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7 Parts Of Your Body You Shouldn't Touch With Your Hands | Prevention

7 Parts Of Your Body You Shouldn't Touch With Your Hands | Prevention | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Never touch these spots on your body with your hands, especially if you don't plan on washing your hands when you're done.
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Why Regaining Weight Is So Common and How to Deal | Health Medicine Net

By Sarah Elizabeth Richards for Life by DailyBurnAfter Ashley Diamond lost 60 pounds from her 200-pound, 5’10” frame during her senior year of college, she thou
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