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Rethinking How We Understand and Treat Depression: Charles Raison at TEDxTucsonSalon (TEDx Talks - YouTube Channel)

Dr. Charles Raison "Coming to our Senses: Rethinkng How We Understand and Treat Depression". Dr. Raison is an Associate Professor at the University of Arizon...
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Predicting infectious influenza – Computer model predicts when viruses become infectious | Big Medicine

A new computer model could help scientists predict when a particular strain of avian influenza might become infectious from bird to human, according to a report to be published in the International Journal Data Mining and Bioinformatics.

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Malaria parasite drives mosquitoes to human scent | The Guardian (Nigeria)

THE notoriously crafty parasite that causes malaria may have yet another trick up its sleeve scientists have learned: It makes mosquitoes that carry it more attracted to human body odor, a new study suggests.

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Rain Bird enhances Root Watering Series | Green Media

Trees are often one of the most expensive landscape investments that both residential and commercial sites make. Unfortunately, up to 20 percent of newly transplanted trees do not survive beyond two years due to water stress, poor drainage or a lack of oxygen in the root zone. Now, Rain Bird is making it easier for landscape and irrigation professionals to improve tree survival rates by offering newly-enhanced 18” and 36” models of its Root Watering Series (RWS).

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How "Gross" Is Your Reusable "Gross"-ery Bag? | WETM (TV-Corning, NY)

How "Gross" Is Your Reusable "Gross"-ery Bag? | WETM (TV-Corning, NY) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

They may be convenient but that reusable grocery bag of yours could be carrying a lot more than your groceries.

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Computer Model Predicts When Viruses Become Infectious | Medical News Today

A new computer model could help scientists predict when a particular strain of avian influenza might become infectious from bird to human, according to a report to be published in the Internati
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Italy-Bound Students to Learn Cooking the Mediterranean Way | UANews

Several UA students are headed to Verona, Italy to study the Mediterranean diet and its health benefits through the University's new Mediterranean Diet and Health study abroad program.
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The Metamorphosis of the Bug Man | Tucson Weekly

The Metamorphosis of the Bug Man | Tucson Weekly | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Ascending to the fourth floor of the Forbes Building at the UA, you are transported into a world where plants and insects outnumber people exponentially.
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Copper Cookware Could Reduce Food Poisoning | Before It's News

Copper alloys may make more hygienic cooking surfaces than stainless steel, according to a recent study by Sadhana Ravishankar of the UA department of veterinary science and microbiology. Her lab group discovered that copper alloys have...
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Arizona Veg IPM Update: whitefly management, Fusarium wilt, weed control with fire | Western Farm Press

Arizona Veg IPM Update: whitefly management, Fusarium wilt, weed control with fire | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Many calls have been received from pest control advisers on which insecticide products to use for whitefly adult and nymph control on melons. Several factors play a role in determining which insecticide(s) can be applied.
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Tales from the Morgue: A plague of grasshoppers | Arizona Daily Star

Tucson is probably a rest stop for many who pass through on the way east or west, but it seems unlikely the proud residents of the Old Pueblo ever expected
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Commercial pomegranates take root in Arizona | Western Farm Press

Commercial pomegranates take root in Arizona | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

With the latest "Star Trek" movie coming to theaters, the famous ‘Trekkie’ phrase “Where No Man Has Gone Before” certainly applies to Arizona pomegranate growers Marshall Turley and Larry Romney.

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Computer may predict infectious influenza | Health24

Computer may predict infectious influenza | Health24 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new computer model may predict when viruses become infectious.
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Water conservation ever important to local agriculture | Yuma Sun

Water conservation ever important to local agriculture | Yuma Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

While Yuma hasn't seen a large physical water shortage, Alan Jackson, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation agricultural engineer for the Yuma Area Office, said it's very encouraging to see many people locally adopting a water conservation mentality and taking the initiative to conserve water whenever possible.

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Agricultural and Biofuel News: What is Causing the Big Shrimp Die-Off in Asian Shrimp Farms? | Environmental News Network

Agricultural and Biofuel News: What is Causing the Big Shrimp Die-Off in Asian Shrimp Farms? | Environmental News Network | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

A cause of a mysterious disease devastating shrimp farms across Asia since 2009 has been tracked back to a strain of a bacteria native to coastlines around the world.

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Drought is only part of the story | Sierra Vista (AZ) Herald

Drought is only part of the story | Sierra Vista (AZ) Herald | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Arizona has been in a drought since the late 1990s and it’s been particularly dry in Cochise County, according to Mike Crimmins, an associate professor at the University of Arizona who sits on the governor’s drought task force.

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Scientists Attempt To Predict Infectious Influenza | Medindia

Scientists Attempt To Predict Infectious Influenza | Medindia | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
According to a report, a new computer model could help scientists predict when a particular strain of avian influenza might become infectious from bird to human.
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Computer Model Predicts When Viruses Become Infectious | Toronto (ON) Telegraph

Avian influenza might become infectious from bird to human, according to a report to be published in the International Journal Data Mining and Bioinformatics. Chuang Ma of the University of Arizona, Tucson, and colleagues at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan and the Wuhan Institute of Virology, explain that since 1997 several strains of avian influenza A virus (AIV).

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UA Students Earn 2013 Udall Foundation Awards | UANews

Competing with hundreds of students across the nation, four UA students earned Udall Foundation awards. Undergraduates Edwards and Carol Seanez were named named Udall Fellows, and Cara V. Wallace and Thomas E.
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'Bug Man' Oversees Vast Collection | Arizona Public Media

'Bug Man' Oversees Vast Collection | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
'They're not out there to sting you or bite you,' entomologist says
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Copper Surfaces Could Reduce Food Poisoning | Inside Science

Unlikely metal more effective than stainless steel in killing harmful bacteria.

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New computer model predicts when avian influenza strain becomes infectious | News Medical

A new computer model could help scientists predict when a particular strain of avian influenza might become infectious from bird to human, according to a report to be published in the International Journal Data Mining and Bioinformatics.
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Tucson tech: Desert shrub guayule may be new major source of natural rubber | Arizona Daily Star

Tucson tech: Desert shrub guayule may be new major source of natural rubber | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Twenty years ago, scientists at the University of Arizona began studying guayule, a small desert shrub farmed as a source of natural rubber.
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Bacteria are crawling all over, but a clean routine can lessen the gross-out factor | Southern Illinoisan (Carbondale, IL)

Bacteria are crawling all over, but a clean routine can lessen the gross-out factor | Southern Illinoisan (Carbondale, IL) | 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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Computer Model Predicts when Viruses Become Infectious | eHealthServer

A new computer model could help scientists predict when a particular strain of avian influenza might become infectious from bird to human, according to a report to be published in the International Journal Data Mining and Bioinformatics.

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