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Chia seeds pack satisfying nutritional punch into tiny package | Black Mountain (NC) News

What if you could get a good amount of nutrition and feel satisfied all from a tiny seed?
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Multi-toxin biotech crops not silver bullets, scientists warn | ScienceDaily

The widely used strategy of endowing crops with redundant toxins to fend off pests rests on flawed assumptions, researchers have discovered.
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Multi-toxin biotech crops not silver bullets, scientists warn | Phys.org

Multi-toxin biotech crops not silver bullets, scientists warn | Phys.org | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —The popular new strategy of planting genetically engineered crops that make two or more toxins to fend off insect pests rests on assumptions that don't always apply, UA researchers have discovered.
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Some of the worst germs are hiding in our homes | San Antonio (TX) Express-News

[...] the more people are exposed, the greater their chance of becoming infected with or transmitting a dangerous bug, from respiratory viruses to a host of foodborne bacteria. “You're always gambling with germs,” said Dr.
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Genetically engineered multi-toxin crops make insects insecticide-resistant | Homeland Security News Wire

The popular new strategy of planting genetically engineered crops that make two or more toxins to fend off insect pests rests on assumptions that do not always apply, researchers have discovered. Their study helps explain why one major pest is evolving resistance much faster than predicted and offers ideas for more sustainable pest control.

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Chia seeds pack big nutritional punch in tiny package | Omaha (NE) World-Herald

Think two times the potassium of a banana and three times the antioxidants of blueberries.
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A clean routine cuts germ risks | San Antonio (TX) Express News

[...] the more people are exposed, the greater their chance of becoming infected with or transmitting a dangerous bug, from respiratory viruses to a host of food-borne bacteria.
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Common GMO Crops Approaching Inevitable Failure? Flawed Assumptions Behind Multi-Toxin Biotech Crops, Researchers Warn | PlanetSave

Common GMO Crops Approaching Inevitable Failure? Flawed Assumptions Behind Multi-Toxin Biotech Crops, Researchers Warn | PlanetSave | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Many of the assumptions that the use of GMO crops are based upon are not true, researchers at the University of Arizona have found. Specifically, the widely-used new strategy of planting GMO crops that produce two or more toxins to provide “redundant” killing of insect pests is based on assumptions that simply aren’t always true. These multi-toxin crops are “necessary” because of the increasing emergence of pests resistant to single toxins.

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UA Course Explores Role of Fathers | UANews

A new undergraduate general education course at the UA explores the various aspects of fatherhood across species, cultures and time. It looks at the role of fathers from biological, social and evolutionary perspectives.
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Study Reveals How Mushrooms Help Environment | Arizona Public Media

Mushrooms. You may prefer them sauteed in a little butter and garlic. They do so much more than top a salad or sirloin, however. They play in an important role in the production of food.

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University of Arizona to conduct citrus greening research | Global Food Mate (China)

University of Arizona to conduct citrus greening research | Global Food Mate (China) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona will receive part of a $9 million federal contract to research citrus greening disease.
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US: University of Arizona to conduct citrus greening research | Fresh Plaza (Netherlands)

The University of Arizona will receive part of a $9 million federal contract to research citrus greening disease

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Chia seeds pack satisfying nutritional punch into tiny package | Post Crescent (Oshkosh, WI)

What if you could get a good amount of nutrition and feel satisfied all from a tiny seed? Think ch-ch-ch-chia. Most of us remember that jingle (you’re probably singing it as you read this) advertising the terra-cotta planters in the shape of pets. Once you soaked the seeds and slathered the gooey mixture on the planter, it sprouted fuzzy greens in a few days.

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Professor Profile: Ted Halbach, dairy judge and instructor | Daily Cardinal (University of WI-Madison)

Of all the places around the world University of Wisconsin-Madison Dairy Management instructor Ted Halbach has travelled to judge dairy cows, he sees Madison as the best place to be
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Pyramid Strategy For Biotech Crops Not A Silver Bullet - Science News | redOrbit

Pyramid Strategy For Biotech Crops Not A Silver Bullet - Science News | redOrbit | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Genetically engineered crops that are designed to be pest resistant may not be as effective as previously thought, according to a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
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Ewww! Your house's germiest places aren't where you think they are | Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader

Ewww! Your house's germiest places aren't where you think they are | Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It's a dirty world we're living in, and often our germiest encounters are not where we expect them. Here are the nastiest places in your home and workplace and how to clean them.
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Chia seeds pack satisfying nutritional punch into tiny package | Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times

Chia seeds pack satisfying nutritional punch into tiny package | Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
What if you could get a good amount of nutrition and feel satisfied all from a tiny seed?
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Bacteria crawling all over, but a clean routine can lessen the ick | The Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)

Bacteria crawling all over, but a clean routine can lessen the ick | The Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Given how often they're on the floor, occasionally inside a public restroom, it should come as no surprise that a third of women's purses crawl with E. coli.
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Gross out: A clean routine can lessen the ick | Detroit (MI) Free Press

Gross out: A clean routine can lessen the ick | Detroit (MI) Free Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Given how often they're on the floor, occasionally inside a public restroom, it should come as no surprise that a third of women's purses crawl with E. coli.
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UA Dedicates New School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences | UANews

The UA has established a new School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences that will bring together teaching, research and extension resources from across the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to focus on animal health, growth,...
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Multi-toxin biotech crops not silver bullets, scientists warn | Science Codex

Multi-toxin biotech crops not silver bullets, scientists warn | Science Codex | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A strategy widely used to prevent pests from quickly adapting to crop-protecting toxins may fail in some cases unless better preventive actions are taken, suggests new research by University of Arizona entomologists published in the Proceedings of...
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UA Water Experts Speak at United Nations Event | UANews

UA Water Experts Speak at United Nations Event | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In yet another example of the UA's global reach, experts Sharon B. Megdal and Robert G. Varady recently spoke at the United Nations-organized 2013 International World Water Day conference in The Hague, Netherlands.

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Multi-Toxin Biotech Crops Not Silver Bullets, UA Scientists Warn | UANews

Multi-Toxin Biotech Crops Not Silver Bullets, UA Scientists Warn | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The widely used strategy of endowing crops with redundant toxins to fend off pests rests on flawed assumptions, UA researchers have discovered.
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Arizona group has a gut feeling about HLB transmission | The Grower

Arizona group has a gut feeling about HLB transmission | The Grower | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A University of Arizona research group is drilling down to the molecular level to study the citrus greening bacterium, how it enters the insect vector and how it's transmitted into the host citrus plant.
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How to combat germs that surround us everyday | StarTribune (Minneapolis, MN)

How to combat germs that surround us everyday | StarTribune (Minneapolis, MN) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Given how often they’re on the floor, occasionally inside a public restroom, it should come as no surprise that a third of women’s purses crawl with E
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