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Dog Germs May Be Good For Us, And Here's Why | Wallstreeter

Dog Germs May Be Good For Us, And Here's Why | Wallstreeter | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Owning a dog may give your health an even bigger boost than we realized. Studies have linked dog ownership with reduced stress and anxiety as well as lower blood pressure. And now scientists believe that dogs may help pump up your immune system.

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Doggie Germs May Be Good For Us, And Here's Why | Huffington Post

Doggie Germs May Be Good For Us, And Here's Why | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Owning a dog may give your health an even bigger boost than we realized.

Studies have linked dog ownership with reduced stress and anxiety as well as lower blood pressure. And now scientists believe that dogs may help pump up your immune system.
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Puckering up with your dog could be good for your health | The Independent (UK)

Puckering up with your dog could be good for your health | The Independent (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
They dip their noses into all sorts of unsavoury places – but smooching your pet dog could actually be good for your health.
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Grab a glass: Dog spit may be good for you | Death and Taxes Magazine

Grab a glass: Dog spit may be good for you | Death and Taxes Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Man's best friend with benefits.
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Why Loneliness Is A Growing Public Health Concern -- And What We Can Do About It | Huffington Post

Why Loneliness Is A Growing Public Health Concern -- And What We Can Do About It | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Our time has been called the "age of loneliness." It's estimated that one in five Americans suffers from persistent loneliness, and while we're more connected than ever before, social media may actually be exacerbating the problem

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Ag minute: Advancements in Crop Genomics Using High-Throughput Phenotyping | McPherson (KS) Sentinel

High-throughput phenotyping, a new area of agricultural research, is key to accelerating progress in crop improvement. To ensure continuing advances,
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Dog germs may be good for you | San Diego Union-Tribune

Dog germs may be good for you | San Diego Union-Tribune | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Canine saliva may contribute friendly probiotic microbes to dog's human companions.
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New Arizona Technology Aims To Improve Crop Quality, Yield | KJZZ (Radio-Tempe)

From a changing climate to more mouths to feed, there are many challenges facing agriculture to increase production. But a new technology developed and tested in Arizona may help farmers overcome recent struggles.
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Could Man's Best Friend Be Man's Best Medicine? | UANews

Could Man's Best Friend Be Man's Best Medicine? | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Most dog owners will tell you their furry friends make them feel good emotionally. But the health benefits of owning a dog may not end there. Researchers at the University of Arizona are recruiting participants for a study exploring whether dogs can improve human health by having a probiotic effect on the body. The research will focus specifically on dogs' effect on the health of older adults.
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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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Doggie Germs May Be Good For Us, And Here's Why | Huffington Post

Doggie Germs May Be Good For Us, And Here's Why | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Owning a dog may give your health an even bigger boost than we realized. Studies have linked dog ownership with reduced stress and anxiety as well as lower blood pressure. And now scientists believe that dogs may help pump up your immune system.

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New Study to Investigate Whether Dog Saliva Can Help with Allergies | East Idaho News

New Study to Investigate Whether Dog Saliva Can Help with Allergies | East Idaho News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

It turns out that man's best friend could also hold a key to lessening those pesky allergic reactions.Researchers from the University of Arizona are launching a new study to see if bacteria found on dogs (and their saliva) can help lessen the sneezing, itching and hives of an allergic reaction and other immune responses. The 12-week study plans to see if a dog’s microbiome, or normal bacteria ecosystem, can help its human owner's immune system.

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Could a dog kiss be GOOD for you? Canine germs may act 'as probiotic' | Daily Mail (UK)

Could a dog kiss be GOOD for you? Canine germs may act 'as probiotic' | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Scientists at the University of Arizona believe that the microbes living in a dog's gut could have a similar effect to probiotic yogurts, boosting their immune systems and protecting against illness.
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Could man's best friend be man's best medicine? | Phys.org

Could man's best friend be man's best medicine? | Phys.org | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Most dog owners will tell you their furry friends make them feel good emotionally. But the health benefits of owning a dog may not end there.
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Heal Fido: Dog could be a gut's best friend | Arizona Daily Star

Heal Fido: Dog could be a gut's best friend | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA research will focus on the link between canines and good health.
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No Pain, No Scientific Gain: One Man's Quest To Quantify Bug Stings | NPR

No Pain, No Scientific Gain: One Man's Quest To Quantify Bug Stings | NPR | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
How much does a bee sting hurt, exactly? How about a bullet ant bite? To help find an answer, an entomologist has built an index ranking insect stings — after getting stung over a thousand times.
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Pigeons Present Public Health Concerns | UANews

California wildlife officials this year have been urging the public to get rid of their bird baths and feeders.

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Arizona scientists develop sugar-based surfactants for cosmetics | CosmeticsDesign.com USA

Arizona scientists develop sugar-based surfactants for cosmetics | CosmeticsDesign.com USA | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A University of Arizona startup, GlycoSurf, has finalized an exclusive agreement for a chemical synthesis of glycolipids technology, which the scientists say is a greener replacement for surfactants in cosmetics. 
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GlycoSurf Finalizes Exclusive License Agreement for Bio-Inspired Surfactant | AZO Materials

GlycoSurf Finalizes Exclusive License Agreement for Bio-Inspired Surfactant | AZO Materials | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A University of Arizona (UA) startup, has entered into a licensing agreement for synthesis of biosurfactants which could replace oil-based chemicals.
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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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