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Fungi Are the 'Secret Police' in Rain Forest Diversity, Study Finds | HighBeam Research

Rain forests may owe much of the high biodiversity for which they are known to tiny fungi in the soil, according to a research study published in Nature.

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NRF/Demandware Report Examines Retail CIOs' Plans for "Digitizing the Store" | MarketWatch

The retail landscape of 2014 is more digital than ever before, and integrating store and online operations is a key focus for retailers as e-commerce capable solutions increasingly supplant traditional point-of-sale and mobile technologies. According to a new study conducted by the NRF, Demandware and the University of Arizona that polled more than 200 U.S. and European retail business technology executives, more than one-third (35.8%) of retailers surveyed are considering a single platform to manage interactions and transactions across all channels.

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Heat the body, heal the mind: UA researchers treat depression with high temps | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Heat the body, heal the mind: UA researchers treat depression with high temps | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA researchers are using heat to treat depression.

The ongoing study, led by UA psychiatry professor Charles Raison, is examining the effectiveness of a technique known as whole-body hyperthermia as a treatment for depression.
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UA scientists help save shrimp | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

UA scientists help save shrimp | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A bacterial disease which is killing off shrimp in three countries, but a new test developed at the University of Arizona can help stop it.
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Solution for Deadly Shrimp Disease to Become Available Worldwide | Aquaculture Directory (United Kingdom)

Solution for Deadly Shrimp Disease to Become Available Worldwide | Aquaculture Directory (United Kingdom) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona is releasing a PCR test that detects the bacteria causing the deadly shrimp disease Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS).
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Solution |for cleaner smartphone | Daily News (South Africa)

Solution |for cleaner smartphone | Daily News (South Africa) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Contact Center Solutions Global Online Community, Sponsored by Interactive
Intelligence, is designed to serve as the industry's premier resource
for information and research on Contact Center Solutions technology and deployment strategies.
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UA researchers find solution to global shrimp shortage | Arizona Daily Wildcat

A team of UA researchers has developed a kit that can test shrimp for the disease that has been causing a global shrimp shortage.
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U of A holding second strawberry | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

Interested in how to grow strawberries – hydroponically? This is the event for you. The University of Arizona is organizing a second outreach event at the UA CEAC (Tucson, Arizona).This workshop is designed for local growers who are ...
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Competition in a rough neighborhood: Plant success in a desert environment | Terra Daily

Competition in a rough neighborhood: Plant success in a desert environment | Terra Daily | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Many people think of deserts as inhospitable places devoid of life, but numerous plants and animals have adapted to this harsh environment, where they often compete for limited resources.

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Cave germs | Wired.com

*This story would have been meaningless without DNA sequencing. All the researchers would have seen was a bunch of damp, dark rocks. *With the DNA, tho
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A living desert underground | Terra Daily

A living desert underground | Terra Daily | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tucson AZ (SPX) Dec 05, 2013 - Hidden underneath the hilly grasslands studded with ocotillos and mesquite trees in southeastern Arizona lies a world shrouded in perpetual darkness: Kartchner Caverns, a limestone cave system renow...
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Fresh produce industry vital to Arizona economy, research shows | The Grower

The Nogales, Ariz., fresh produce industry and related businesses account for just over a third of all economic activity in Santa Cruz County — $437.7 million, according to University of Arizona researchers.
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A Magical Journey: Bizarre Microbes Discovered in Desert Cave | Danny Boston (Blog)

A Magical Journey: Bizarre Microbes Discovered in Desert Cave | Danny Boston (Blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Here's what to do about your anxiety | CNN

Here's what to do about your anxiety | CNN | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Dr. Charles Raison, CNN's mental health expert, addresses two questions from readers on anxiety.
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Smartphone-Based Lab-on-a-Chip Sensor for Flu Detection / Resource Magazine

Influenza, commonly referred to as flu, is so common that we often forget its danger.

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Fungi are the 'Secret Police' in Rain Forest Diversity, Study Finds | UANews

Fungi are the 'Secret Police' in Rain Forest Diversity, Study Finds | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

A new study has revealed that fungi, often seen as pests, play a crucial role policing biodiversity in rainforests. Rachel Gallery, an assistant professor of microbial ecology in the University of Arizona's School of Natural Resources and the Environment, contributed to the project by analyzing and identifying fungal communities.

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7 Steps To Deep Clean Your Bathroom (Which Is Grosser Than You Think) | Fox News Magazine

7 Steps To Deep Clean Your Bathroom (Which Is Grosser Than You Think) | Fox News Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Go nuts on lurking germs with these bacteria-targeting tricks that work.
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Solution |for cleaner smartphone | HispanicBusiness.com

So anyone who is concerned about cleanliness will breathe a sigh of relief at the news that smartphones and tablets are about to become a great deal more hygienic.

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Flu Season Etiquette: What You Need to Know About Sickness And The Office | Forbes

Flu Season Etiquette: What You Need to Know About Sickness And The Office | Forbes | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Employees who work in close quarters are particularly susceptible to the flu--but there are steps you can take to help reduce your chances of getting (or spreading) the flu at work.
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Jaguar tracks found in the Santa Ritas, says conservation group and UA geneticist | Arizona Daily Star

It's been known for a well over a year now that a jaguar has been photographed in the Santa Rita Mountains, near the proposed Rosemont Mine site. But only a
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Keep a germ-free home for the holidays | KNDO (TV-Yakima, WA)

Keep a germ-free home for the holidays | KNDO (TV-Yakima, WA) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The holidays are all about opening your doors and welcoming friends and family. But along with hostess gifts, your guests may also bring sniffle-causing viruses and colds.
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Arizona project explores hydroponic strawberry production | The Grower

Arizona project explores hydroponic strawberry production | The Grower | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The desert climes of Arizona seem like an unlikely place for strawberry production, but a University of Arizona plant sciences professor wants to change that.
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Four Tips to Stay Healthy During Holiday Travels | Better Business Center

Four Tips to Stay Healthy During Holiday Travels | Better Business Center | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Travel for the 2012-2013 holiday season is expected to increase to 93.3 million travelers, according to the AAA 2012/2013 Year-End Holidays Travel Forecast.  Most travelers are expected to venture at least 50 miles from home this year, an increase of 1.6 percent from one year ago.

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Bizarre Microbes Discovered in Desert Cave | Yahoo! News

Bizarre Microbes Discovered in Desert Cave | Yahoo! News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tucked beneath the desert in southern Arizona is Kartchner Caverns, a maze of remote, largely uninhabited underground passages and caverns that are cloaked in perpetual darkness.
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