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What's Up UA? - Growing Hydroponic Strawberries in the Desert | Explorer News (Marana, AZ)

What's Up UA? - Growing Hydroponic Strawberries in the Desert | Explorer News (Marana, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Growing up in Tokyo, Chieri Kubota savored fresh strawberries brimming with flavor in the winter. Only when she went to college and studied agriculture did she learn that fresh strawberries in winter are "an unusual cycle against nature," she said.
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Tucson to host Wine in the Desert | Arizona Daily Star

Tucson to host Wine in the Desert | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Fifteen Arizona wineries, including a handful from Willcox and Sonoita/Elgin, will pour wine and celebrate the vine during Saturday’s inaugural Wine in the Desert event at St. Philip’s Plaza.
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MDA Awards Second 'Bridge-to-Industry' Grant | Houston (TX) Chronicle

The three-year, $180,000 award will support Penton's research to discover small molecule and protein biologics that addresses muscular dystrophy by shifting the fate of muscle stem cells toward muscle regeneration and away from scar-tissue formation.
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MDA Awards Second 'Bridge-to-Industry' Grant | KUAM (TV-Guam)

The Muscular Dystrophy Association today announced it has awarded a second grant under the auspices of its Bridge-to-Industry (B2I) program. B2I is designed to train promising researchers in translational research by...
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MDA Awards Second 'Bridge-to-Industry' Grant | KCEN (TV-Temple, TX)

The Muscular Dystrophy Association today announced it has awarded a second grant under the auspices of its Bridge-to-Industry (B2I) program. B2I is designed to train promising researchers in translational research by...
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UA scientists discover new microorganisms in Kartchner Caverns | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix)

UA scientists discover new microorganisms in Kartchner Caverns | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
You might have seen the 2005 horror film 'The Cave,' where a group of adventurous scientists explore the deep, nether regions of a cave and discover a new species. University of Arizona scientists have done exactly that.
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Arizonans could someday be eating the most delicious strawberries | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

Arizonans could someday be eating the most delicious strawberries | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona scientists are developing methods to grow winter strawberries in Arizona, for Arizonans.
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3 UA scientists are new science fellows | Arizona Daily Star

Malcolm Hughes, Diana Wheeler and Katrina Miranda join 45 UA colleagues previously honored
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High-Tech Greenhouse Yields Winter Strawberries | Laboratory Equipment

A researcher is trying to perfect off-season strawberry cultivation hydroponically in a greenhouse with a newly designed under-the-bench fog system that releases humidity at night so the strawberries are dewy moist by dawn.
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Bizarre Microbes Discovered in Desert Cave | Discovery News

Bizarre Microbes Discovered in Desert Cave | Discovery News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The microorganisms can survive underground despite the extreme dearth of light and nutrients.
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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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Study: coffee lids carry bacteria, viruses | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Study: coffee lids carry bacteria, viruses | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Coffee lovers beware: Coffee cup lids can be home to a host of harmful viruses and fecal bacteria, according to a UA professor.

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Local growers give up the dirt on hydroponics | Daily Sparks (NV) Tribune

Local growers give up the dirt on hydroponics | Daily Sparks (NV) Tribune | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
As shoppers wander past Nevada Naturals' produce at the Sparks Hometowne Farmer’s Market on Thursdays, they may not notice anything spectacular about the half-pound bags of lettuce selling for $3 a piece.
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Evolutionary History of a Flowering Succulent to be Decoded | Arizona Public Media

Evolutionary History of a Flowering Succulent to be Decoded | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Genetic analysis becomes affordable for independent botanist and adenium breeder Mark Dimmitt.
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In Harm's Way | Arizona Republic

In Harm's Way | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The Granite Mountain Hotshots were in a perilous position even before the winds shifted that late-June afternoon.

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MDA Awards Second 'Bridge-to-Industry' Grant - The Sacramento Bee | Sacramento (CA) Bee

Program Trains Researchers in Drug Development
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MDA Awards Second 'Bridge-to-Industry' Grant | WTOL (TV-Toledo, OH)

The Muscular Dystrophy Association today announced it has awarded a second grant under the auspices of its Bridge-to-Industry (B2I) program. B2I is designed to train promising researchers in translational research by...
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Growing Hydroponic Strawberries in the Desert | Lab Manager

A team of University of Arizona researchers is looking at ways to grow strawberries hydroponically in a greenhouse.
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New study explains ag importance in Yuma| KYMA (TV-Yuma)

"Wonderful climate, lots of sunshine, fairly sophisticated growers," says George Frisvold, Ph.D., University of Arizona professor. Those are just a few of the factors that make Yuma’s agricultural industry as successful as it is.

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New strand of bacteria causing global shrimp shortage, UA research finds | Arizona Daily Wildcat

New strand of bacteria causing global shrimp shortage, UA research finds | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A team of UA researchers recently discovered what has been causing large amounts of shrimp in Asia to die and has led to a global shortage.
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Cave germs | Wired

*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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Bizarre microbes discovered in desert cave in Arizona | NBC News

Bizarre microbes discovered in desert cave in Arizona | NBC 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...
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Bizarre Microbes Discovered in Desert Cave | LiveScience

Bizarre Microbes Discovered in Desert Cave | LiveScience | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A seemingly desolate cave system in southern Arizona actually plays host to a surprisingly diverse array of microbes that survive underground despite the extreme dearth of light and nutrients, according to a new study.
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Three UA Professors Elected as AAAS Fellows | UANews

Three UA Professors Elected as AAAS Fellows | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Three University of Arizona professors in the departments of entomology, chemistry and biochemistry and the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society.

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Stay Healthy When Everyone Else Is Sick | Healthy Moms Magazine

This isn’t just the start of holiday season; it’s germ season as well. That’s why many of us will be hacking away and looking a lot like Rudolph before winter is over.
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