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Swap cloth for disinfectant wipes to cut food poisoning risk by 99% | Daily Mail (UK)

Swap cloth for disinfectant wipes to cut food poisoning risk by 99% | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Scientists at the University of Arizona found they could reduce the risk of campylobacter food poisoning by up to 99 per cent when using disinfectant wipes after preparing poultry.
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Meet the beetle that packs a machine gun | Terra Daily

Meet the beetle that packs a machine gun | Terra Daily | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

If you thought that a beetle with a machine gun built into its rear end was something that only exists in sci-fi movies, you should talk to Wendy Moore at the University of Arizona.

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Anivax Licenses UA-Developed Poultry Vaccine | NZ Health Tech (Blog)

The team of inventors includes individuals from both institutions, including: Bibiana Law, associate research professor in the UA School of Animal and
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The Fascinating Stories Behind Six Campus Buildings | UA@Work

The Fascinating Stories Behind Six Campus Buildings | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It's sometimes easy to forget the tremendous history of the campus on which we work.
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Scientists create new low-allergen soybean | Ag Weekly

A decade-long effort by university scientists yielded a new soybean with significantly reduced levels of three key proteins responsible for the food’s its allergenic and anti-nutritional effects.
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Alumni-Owned Company Awarded $100K Grant | UANews

Alumni-Owned Company Awarded $100K Grant | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona alumni entrepreneurs Ricardo Hernandez and John Jackson of Grafted Growers, LLC have been awarded a $100,000 Phase I USDA-SBIR grant. Small Business Innovation Research grants support technology innovation by providing federal research funds to help grow small, technology-based businesses.
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Anivax and University of Arizona license food safety vaccine | Vaccine News

Anivax and the University of Arizona have licensed a Campylobacter food safety vaccine designed to be administered to poultry to reduce colonization by the bacteria and ultimately lower the incidence of human disease and associated conditions. The liquid vaccine, currently being tested on chickens, has not shown any ill effects, said Anivax CEO John Buttery. “Risk assessment indicates that a 99 percent reduction of the Campylobacter load on chickens would reduce the incidence of campylobacteri
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Natural Ways to Bug-Proof Your Home | Safe Bee (Blog)

Natural Ways to Bug-Proof Your Home | Safe Bee (Blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Forget pesticides. Keep ants, cockroaches, flies, beetles and other bugs from getting into your home with these environmentally friendly tips.
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UA researchers launch smoking cessation app | Phoenix Business Journal

University of Arizona researchers developed a free app that uses guided imagery to help women quit smoking, eat well and get moving.
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UA plant scientists adjust to public worries over GMOs | Arizona Daily Star

UA plant scientists adjust to public worries over GMOs | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Researchers develop an organic soybean that promises to prevent allergic reactions.
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UA Employees, Programs Honored | UANews

UA Employees, Programs Honored | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
College of Nursing Faculty Members Named Among Fabulous 50 Nurses
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Origin of Bioluminescence In Millipedes Explained | Island Crisis

Origin of Bioluminescence In Millipedes Explained | Island Crisis | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Scientist Paul Marek attempted to explain the origin of bioluminescence in a species of millipede living in California. According to his study, the property evolved as a way to cope with dry environm...

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Anivax licences vaccine to tackle Campylobacter | FoodQualityNews.com

Anivax licences vaccine to tackle Campylobacter | FoodQualityNews.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Anivax and the University of Arizona have signed an agreement to license a Campylobacter food safety vaccine.
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Disinfectant Wipes; to Keep Distance from Food Poisoning | Health Newsline

Disinfectant Wipes; to Keep Distance from Food Poisoning | Health Newsline | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

"Cleanliness is next to Godliness” is a school time proverb which is applicable for entire life. The people dealing with food-making i.e. housewives, cooks are profoundly suggested to keep the environment in the kitchen clean to avoid any form of food poisoning or food spoiling.

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Why You Really, Really Need to Swap Out Your Toothbrush More Often | MSN Health & Fitness

Why You Really, Really Need to Swap Out Your Toothbrush More Often | MSN Health & Fitness | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Trust us, you're gonna want a new one—stat.
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UA plant scientists adjust to public worries over GMOs | Arizona Daily Star

UA plant scientists adjust to public worries over GMOs | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Eliot Herman and a team of researchers spent 10 years breeding a soybean that could prevent allergic reactions to the soy-based ingredients in baby food. It is, basically, the same soybean he created more than 10 years ago in the lab. The main difference is that this one isn’t “GMO” — and therefore will be easier to bring to market.



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UA Poll: Arizonans Concerned About Global Warming | UANews

UA Poll: Arizonans Concerned About Global Warming | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A large majority of Arizona residents believe the world’s temperature has been rising and that global warming will be a serious problem for the nation if nothing is done to curb it, according to a survey conducted by the University of Arizona’s Institute of the Environment and Stanford University. The survey also found that more than 70 percent of Arizonans support government action to reduce global warming, and a majority of state residents believe people are at least partly to blame for the pl
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Scientists Create New Low-Allergen Soybean | USA Ag Network (Illinois)

In the United States, nearly 15 million people and 1 in 13 children suffer from food allergy. In Arizona alone, every classroom contains at least two children with a food allergy. Soybean is one of the eight foods whose labeling is regulated by the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004 (FALPA). Soybean is a major ingredient in many infant formulas, processed foods, and livestock feed.
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UA alumni win grant money for unique food crop production | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

UA alumni win grant money for unique food crop production | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it


A couple of University of Arizona alumni have earned a large grant for their business. Entrepreneurs Ricardo Hernandez and John Jackson of Grafted Growers, LLC have been awarded a $100,000 grant for...


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Secrets of Bombardier beetle's superheated defensive spray revealed | Gizmag (Blog)

Secrets of Bombardier beetle's superheated defensive spray revealed | Gizmag (Blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Researchers have discovered how the bombardier beetle is capable of producing a unique defensive mechanism, whereby the beetle induces a chemical explosion inside it's shell, creating a boiling, toxic liquid which is then sprayed at its aggressor.
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Why sanitising on our holidays is vital to stay healthy | Daily Mail (UK)

Why sanitising on our holidays is vital to stay healthy | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
New statistics show that luggage comes into contact with up to 80million bacteria before reaching your hotel, while germs are also prevalent in plane cabins.
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Nice weather, eh? Enjoy it while it lasts | Arizona Daily Star

Nice weather, eh? Enjoy it while it lasts | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The high will be in the mid-70s Friday with a chance of showers, thunderstorms and even some mountain snow overnight — not bad for mid-May in Tucson.



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The Future Of Retail Will Be Won Or Lost In 'Digical' | Investopedia

The Future Of Retail Will Be Won Or Lost In 'Digical' | Investopedia | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Disrupt to survive. That was one of the shared underlying themes at the 2015 Global Retailing Conference at University of Arizona’s Terry J. Lundgren School of Retailing on April 24-25 in Tucson. The state of retail is essentially Darwinian. Virtually every retailer has experienced severe disruption by pure-play on line competitors.
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Anivax and University of Arizona license food safety vaccine | Vaccine News Daily

Anivax and the University of Arizona have licensed a Campylobacter food safety vaccine designed to be administered to poultry to reduce colonization by the bacteria and ultimately lower the incidence of human disease and associated conditions.

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Why You Really, Really Need to Swap Out Your Toothbrush More Often | Women's Health

Why You Really, Really Need to Swap Out Your Toothbrush More Often | Women's Health | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Trust us, you're gonna want a new one—stat.
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