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Dog bacteria might benefit human health | Arizona Sonora News Service

Dog bacteria might benefit human health | Arizona Sonora News Service | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Fido’s licks and tummy rubs just might be good for your …
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Sugar-Based, Bio-Inspired Surfactants Hold Promises from Cosmetics to Oil Spill Cleanups | Scicasts

Sugar-Based, Bio-Inspired Surfactants Hold Promises from Cosmetics to Oil Spill Cleanups | Scicasts | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tucson, AZ (Scicasts) — UA startup company GlycoSurf has finalized an exclusive license agreement for a new chemical synthesis technology, which was created at the University of Arizona.
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Desert Gardener: Touring University of Arizona Yuma Ag Center's research farm | Yuma Sun

Members of Arizona Federation of Garden Clubs’ Western District toured the University of Arizona Yuma Agriculture Center’s research farm, located on 8th Street at the site of the old Cooper farm, for those who remember that far back. Arizona Federation of Garden Clubs President Carol Mossholder, AFGC President-Elect Tina Box, AFGC 2nd Vice-President Karley Fahlsing, Orvalita Hopkins, member of Valley of the Sun Gardeners, and local garden club members boarded an open-air bus to tour fields where
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Students learn about water conservation | KSAZ (TV-Phoenix)

Water conservation is an important topic in Arizona, now the next generation is learning how to make a difference.
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Former UA gym now holds 150 years of plants | Arizona Daily Star

Former UA gym now holds 150 years of plants | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Studying specimens, using microscopes and making accurate comparisons is only part of the job. No, this isn’t herbology class at Hogwarts. This is the University of Arizona's Herbarium.



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Limits Sought on GMO Corn as Pest Resistance Grows | Wall Street Journal

Limits Sought on GMO Corn as Pest Resistance Grows | Wall Street Journal | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
U.S. regulators are proposing limits on the planting of some genetically engineered corn to combat a voracious pest that has evolved to resist the bug-killing crops, a potential blow to makers of biotech seed.
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Retailers to Explore Service 'Everywhere at Once' | UANews

Retailers to Explore Service 'Everywhere at Once' | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing at the University of Arizona has announced the 2015 presenters at its 19th annual Global Retailing Conference, which will take place April 23 and 24 at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson.  
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Harvesting technology's promise: Aerial crafts a boon to farming industry | Yuma Sun

Above the fields of Arizona Western College during this week’s Southwest Ag Summit, crowds gathered to see tractors and newly plowed fields during the field demonstration portion of the proceedings. 
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Rage Comes with Risk for Your Heart | KNWA (TV-Channel 51 Rogers, AR)

Rage Comes with Risk for Your Heart | KNWA (TV-Channel 51 Rogers, AR) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
(KNWA/CNN) -- When you get angry, the stress isn't restricted to your head. New research shows that anger actually triggers electrical changes in the heart, which can predict future arrhythmias in some patients.
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New Safety Methods Sprout in Fields After E.coli Outbreak | Arizona Public Media

New Safety Methods Sprout in Fields After E.coli Outbreak | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
California spinach problem in 2006 led to measures now in effect there and in Southern Arizona.
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Out youth fare better study finds | Washington (DC) Blade

They found in the project’s survey of 245 non-Latino white and Latino LGBT young adults, ages 21 to 25, that respondents experienced victimization and bullying in high school because of their LGBT identity whether they came out or not.

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Now we have some solar paying dividends for the county | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

In 2007, Pima County embarked on a plan to use solar energy to help promote sustainability.It's 2008 Sustainable Action Plan is still a model.In 2009, it embarked on an aggressive solar installatio...
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LGBT Youth Who Are Out Have Better Mental Health When Older | Psychiatry Advisor

LGBT Youth Who Are Out Have Better Mental Health When Older | Psychiatry Advisor | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Young people who were open about their sexual orientation in high school had higher self-esteem and lower levels of depression than those who weren't.
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Infofish tilapia event to be held in Kuala Lumpur | Undercurrent News

Infofish tilapia event to be held in Kuala Lumpur | Undercurrent News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In about a month, tilapia industry players from various parts of the world will convene in Kuala Lumpur for Infofish’s Tilapia 2015, the fourth international trade and technical conference on tilapia.

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Sugar-based, bio-inspired surfactants hold promises from cosmetics to oil spill cleanups | Phys.org

Sugar-based, bio-inspired surfactants hold promises from cosmetics to oil spill cleanups | Phys.org | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona startup company GlycoSurf has finalized an exclusive license agreement for a new chemical synthesis technology, which was created at the University of Arizona.
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Allergy Risk Might Be Tied to How You Wash Your Dishes | Mercola (Spain)

Researchers reveal that children living in households that hand-wash their dishes are less likely to develop allergies than those who use dishwashers.
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Limits Sought on GMO Corn as Pest Resistance Grows | Wall Street Journal

U.S. regulators are proposing limits on the planting of some genetically engineered corn to combat a voracious pest that has evolved to resist the bug-killing crops, a potential blow to makers of biotech seed.
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Fight intensifies vs. citrus greening | Nogales International

Under threat from a crippling, deadly bacteria, the Arizona Department of Agriculture is escalating its war against a disease crippling the nation’s citrus crops by expanding quarantine zones throughout Arizona and enlisting the help of some of the University of Arizona’s brightest minds.
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Retailers to Explore Serving the Customer “Everywhere at Once” at University of Arizona Conference | Yahoo! Finance

The Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing at the University of Arizona today announced the 2015 presenters at its 19th Annual Global Retailing Conference, April 23-24 at the Westi
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7 home-and-garden events in March in metro Phoenix | Arizona Republic

7 home-and-garden events in March in metro Phoenix | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Home tours, plant sales abound as spring heats up in the Valley.
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Emerging Asian nations taking China’s spot as cheapest tilapia producer | Undercurrent News

As Chinese competitiveness in tilapia production wanes, nations elsewhere in Asia as well as the Americas are set to grab market share of the fillet market in the whitefish.

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New Safety Methods Sprout in Fields After E.coli Outbreak | Arizona Public Media

New Safety Methods Sprout in Fields After E.coli Outbreak | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
California spinach problem in 2006 led to measures now in effect there and in Southern Arizona.
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Teens who disclose LGBT status have greater self-esteem, less depression | Healio

Adolescents who disclosed that they were gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender to their peers at school had greater self-esteem and less symptoms of depression during young adulthood, according to data published in the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.“Until now, a key question about balancing the need to protect LGBT youth from harm while promoting their well-being has not been
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One reason you might not want squeaky clean dishes | ABC 10

A new study in the journal Pediatrics found a link between washing dishes by hand and a reduced risk of developing allergies in kids.
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LGBT Teens Who Come Out Early Have Less Depression as Young Adults | Psych Central News

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) teens who disclose their orientation at school have higher self-esteem and lower levels of depression as young adults, compared to LGBT youth who keep their identity a secret, according to new research at...
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