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Study: Rising AZ temperatures make for hostile environment | Arizona Daily Star

Arizona will be hit harder than most states, a new report says.
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Pests in your Plants? Call the Arizona Plant Diagnostic Network | UANews

Pests in your Plants? Call the Arizona Plant Diagnostic Network | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Imagine an unknown insect has crawled into your backyard garden, inflicting them with a withering and never-before-seen condition. What do you do?

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Arizona Cities Could Face Cutbacks in Water From Colorado River, Officials Say | New York (NY) Times

The warning comes as the federal Bureau of Reclamation forecasts that Lake Mead will fall next month to a level not seen since the lake was first filled in 1938.
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What you should know about Arizona's 'kissing bug'

What you should know about Arizona's 'kissing bug' | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Creepy, crawly and potentially lethal, an unassuming Arizona bug carries the kiss of death, but Arizona residents rarely get sick.
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Study finds half of young adults with full-time jobs continue to rely on family for financial help | Journal Sentinel (Milwaukee, WI)

About half of all young adults are struggling to achieve financial security in their transition from college to adulthood and are continuing to rely on family for financial support, despite being employed full-time, according to the latest report from a longitudinal study.
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Southwest Wildlife: Creosote | Desert Exposure

Southwest Wildlife: Creosote | Desert Exposure | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The online edition of Desert Exposure, the biggest little paper in the southwest, an advertiser-supported free monthly newspaper published in Silver City, New Mexico, for the American southwest.
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‘Do Fathers Matter?’ Shows Why They Do | New York (NY) Times

‘Do Fathers Matter?’ Shows Why They Do | New York (NY) Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
“Do Fathers Matter?” cites research that shows that fathers have an outsize effect on their children’s vocabulary, and that their presence can delay daughters’ puberty, among other findings.
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Fumes Keep Moths From Finding Flowers, Study Discovers | UANews

Fumes Keep Moths From Finding Flowers, Study Discovers | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Car and truck exhaust fumes that foul the air for humans also cause problems for pollinators.

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Study examines effects of arguing on couples' health | Arizona Daily Star

Study examines effects of arguing on couples' health | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA grad student looks at how arguing affects long-term health.
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Parched | Arizona Alumni Magazine

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Water is one of the simplest molecules: two humble hydrogen atoms (the most common in the universe) bonded to one workaday oxygen atom (itself the third-most abundant of the elements). 
For such a modest molecule, it’s indispensable. We can go just days without drinking some, though we can go without food for weeks. It’s essential to our electricity, fabrics, plastics, and fuels. And that coffee you had this morning? It took nearly 40 gallons of water to bring you one cup. In fact, the American lifestyle uses more than 2,000 gallons of water a day per person.
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How an individual's immune system responds to psychological stressors | Medical Xpress

How an individual's immune system responds to psychological stressors | Medical Xpress | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress)—When we fight with a romantic partner and our stress levels rise, we know our fear is based on emotion and that the only real threat we face is the possibility of a wounded heart.
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UA Scientists Play Crucial Role in Saving America's Most Iconic Butterfly | UANews

UA Scientists Play Crucial Role in Saving America's Most Iconic Butterfly | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

University of Arizona researchers are playing a leading role in an unprecedented effort to save America's most iconic butterfly, the monarch. Due to loss of habitat for milkweed – the sole food plant of the caterpillars – populations of this important pollinator have plummeted in recent years, leaving the monarch in dire straits.

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Depression a 'powerful' risk factor for heart disease in young women | ABC 15 (TV-Phoenix AZ)

Young women are twice as likely to suffer a heart attack or die of heart disease if they suffer from depression, a new study suggests.
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Pests in your Plants? Call the Arizona Plant Diagnostic Network | Yuma News Now

Expert plant scientists and community liaisons in the Arizona Plant Diagnostic Network are ready to help diagnose pest-related issues in plants.

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Parched | UA Alumni Magazine

Parched | UA Alumni Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Water is one of the simplest molecules: two humble hydrogen atoms (the most common in the universe) bonded to one workaday oxygen atom (itself the third-most abundant of the elements). 
For such a modest molecule, it’s indispensable. We can go just days without drinking some, though we can go without food for weeks. It’s essential to our electricity, fabrics, plastics, and fuels. And that coffee you had this morning? It took nearly 40 gallons of water to bring you one cup. In fact, the American lifestyle uses more than 2,000 gallons of water a day per person.
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Arizona scientists play role in saving the monarch butterfly | Ag Professional

Arizona scientists play role in saving the monarch butterfly | Ag Professional | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona researchers are playing a leading role in an unprecedented effort to save America's most iconic butterfly, the monarch.
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UW-Madison dean helps with study on young adults’ financial well being | University of Wisconsin-Madison News

UW-Madison dean helps with study on young adults’ financial well being | University of Wisconsin-Madison News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The majority of young adults are struggling to achieve financial security in their transition from college to adulthood, according to the latest report from a longitudinal study.

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The Science Of Being A Dad | WBUR (Radio-Boston, MA)

The Science Of Being A Dad | WBUR (Radio-Boston, MA) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The science of fatherhood. How dads shape their children from the DNA up – how they speak, the way they move, more.
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UA Cutting the Funding Cord on AZPM | Tucson Weekly

Arizona Public Media General Manager Jack Gibson dropped a bombshell on employees of the organization in an all-staff meeting Thursday. The UA has plans to...
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Arizona Facing High Fire Danger a Year After Yarnell | UANews

Arizona Facing High Fire Danger a Year After Yarnell | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

It was one year ago that lightning struck and ignited the Yarnell Hill Fire, a devastating wildfire that resulted in the deaths of 19 firefighters who were members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots. This year, a combination of drought conditions, high winds and high temperatures all call for an intense fire season. Predictions indicate above-normal fire potential, and indicators suggest the onset of the monsoon season will be delayed.

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Scientists play crucial role in saving America's most iconic butterfly | Phys.org

Scientists play crucial role in saving America's most iconic butterfly | Phys.org | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —University of Arizona researchers are playing a leading role in an unprecedented effort to save America's most iconic butterfly, the monarch.
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Lane Patterson ’04 ’11 Puts His Wildcat Stamp on New Agriculture | Arizona Alumni Magazine

Lane Patterson ’04 ’11 Puts His Wildcat Stamp on New Agriculture | Arizona Alumni Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
When snow falls in Chicago next winter, happy veggies will be growing at 70 degrees not far away under the eye of Lane Patterson, one of the world’s top masters of indoor controlled-environment agriculture.  
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GMO-debate injects emotion into food science | Arizona Republic

GMO-debate injects emotion into food science | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Activists pushing GMO-labeling initiative warn of food's dangers; scientists say otherwise.
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Wildfires expected to change landscape of the Southwest | Arizona Republic

Wildfires expected to change landscape of the Southwest | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The fire that killed 19 hotshots was driven by a storm through dry, flammable brush, an ecosystem known as chaparral.
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Ask the Garden Sage | Arizona Daily Star

Ask the Garden Sage | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Growing fava beans, trimming bird of paradise and watering mature citrus trees
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