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The Genetic Basis Of Evolved Resistance To GMO Cotton In India | Science 2.0

An international team has discovered what happens on a molecular basis to insects that evolved resistance to genetically modified cotton plants.

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Scientists Discover Genetic Basis of Pest Resistance to Biotech Cotton | UANews

Scientists Discover Genetic Basis of Pest Resistance to Biotech Cotton | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

An international team led by scientists at the University of Arizona and the U.S. Department of Agriculture has discovered what happens on a molecular basis in insects that evolved resistance to genetically engineered cotton plants.

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UA Class of 2014: Workforce-Ready | UANews

UA Class of 2014: Workforce-Ready | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

At the University of Arizona, students aren't simply learning the skills they need to head into the working world. They're also getting the opportunity to put those lessons to work through hands-on experiences that build a foundation for the day they leave the UA and begin their careers.

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Leaders in Arts, Business and Public Service to Receive Honorary Degrees | UANews

Leaders in Arts, Business and Public Service to Receive Honorary Degrees | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Commencement speaker Anna Maria Chávez and five other leaders in arts, humanities, business and public service will receive honorary degrees during the 2014 Commencement celebration at the University of Arizona on Saturday. In addition, the UA Alumni Association will present its Alumni Achievement Award.

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See dazzling blooms at Village Farm | Arizona Daily Star

See dazzling blooms at Village Farm | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Wild blooms are beautiful, but the cultivated flowers of spring and early summer make a colorful splash of their own in the Tucson area.
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UA Celebrates 100 Years of Community Partnership Through Cooperative Extension | UANews

UA Celebrates 100 Years of Community Partnership Through Cooperative Extension | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In the century since it was created, Cooperative Extension has not only translated university research into community solutions, but it has helped shape the Arizona of today, University of Arizona officials said Thursday during a celebration of the program's centennial.

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100 years for the Cooperative Extension Program | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

100 years for the Cooperative Extension Program | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The celebration will begin at the U of A at 10 a.m. today, at the U of A College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Cooperative Extension, who is hosting the southeastern Arizona centennial event.
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Arizona 4-H Wins National Science Experiment Competition With 'Rockets to the Rescue' | UANews

Arizona 4-H Wins National Science Experiment Competition With 'Rockets to the Rescue' | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Kids are usually told to not throw their food.

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Renovation complete: City finishes renovation of Elsie S. Hogan Library with bond funds | Willcox Range News

After five-years of renovations, the Elsie S. Hogan Library is celebrating its completion with an open house from 11 a.m., to 3 p.m., on Friday, May 9. “We will be recognizing a lot of individuals, groups and professional firms, near and far, that helped us get where we are today,” said Tom Miner, the City’s Library Director.

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This week in health: Mandatory vaccines, brutal allergies and more | Canada.com

This week in health: Mandatory vaccines, brutal allergies and more | Canada.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Canada.com Health takes a look at a few stories you may have missed this week. 3 more mandatory vaccines in Ontario In the wake of a recent outbreak of measles in British Columbia and a considerable amount of back-and-forth in recent months by the pro- and anti-vaccine crowd, the Ontario gover...
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Documentary shows how a veggie garden for the moon can sustain life on Earth | Phys.org

Documentary shows how a veggie garden for the moon can sustain life on Earth | Phys.org | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —When Apollo astronauts stood on the moon and looked back at the Earth, they were the first humans to see our planet as a completely isolated system, bounded on all sides by the endless black of space. Now, 45 years later, 'Earthlight,' a documentary produced by the University of Arizona ...
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Tucson Mayor Celebrates Earth Day with UA’s Campus Arboretum | UANews

The UA Campus Arboretum hosted an Arbor Day event on April 22 to celebrate campus and community leaders for their excellence in promoting stewardship and conservation of urban trees. Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild spoke about the city of Tucson’s 10,000 Trees Campaign and members of the arboretum taught attendees how to select and care for trees in the desert climate.

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Kentucky Derby: Big Day for Betting | NBC5 (TV-Dallas TX)

Kentucky Derby: Big Day for Betting | NBC5 (TV-Dallas TX) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Kentucky Derby is known as the Greatest Two Minutes in Sports. It also may be the most important two minutes of the year for the $10 billion horse race gambling industry.
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Class of 2014 Sent Off to Educate, Discover and Make an Impact | UANews

Class of 2014 Sent Off to Educate, Discover and Make an Impact | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In the largest Commencement in University of Arizona history, about 4,000 graduates received their degrees and were charged with applying what they have learned to improve the knowledge and lives of people around the world.

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Spray of hope | InMaricopa.com

Spray of hope | InMaricopa.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

MUSD employee wins award for fighting pests in environmentally-friendly way

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Governor Names UA's 4-H as 2014 Volunteer Service Award Recipient | UANews

Governor Names UA's 4-H as 2014 Volunteer Service Award Recipient | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has selected the University of Arizona's 4-H program for a Governor's Volunteer Service Award in recognition of its statewide impact.

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Third Arizona Assurance Cohort Set to Graduate Saturday | UANews

Third Arizona Assurance Cohort Set to Graduate Saturday | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Arizona Assurance, the University of Arizona's promise to financially support Arizona families experiencing barriers to higher education, is graduating its third cohort of students on Saturday.

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Number of UA's Minority Grad Students Increased 41% in Last 10 years | UANews

Number of UA's Minority Grad Students Increased 41% in Last 10 years | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

With underrepresented minority students comprising 17 percent of all graduate students, the University of Arizona's graduate student body is now the most ethnically diverse among all peer Association of American Universities institutions.

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Students say they'll miss UA professor who cares | Arizona Daily Star

Students say they'll miss UA professor who cares | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Professor James Knight is a big believer in the maxim that little things mean a lot.
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Climate change assessment paints stark picture of potential damage | Los Angeles (CA) Times

Climate change assessment paints stark picture of potential damage | Los Angeles (CA) Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The warming of Earth, with human consumption of fossil fuels as the main cause, will have severe consequences for every region of the United States, according to the Third National Climate Assessment released Tuesday morning by the Obama administration.
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Eight From UA Contribute to National Climate Change Report | UANews

Eight From UA Contribute to National Climate Change Report | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

University of Arizona researchers played a significant role in a new climate change assessment, released this week by the White House and the U.S. Global Change Research Program, that informs U.S. citizens, communities and businesses on the science of climate change, observed and projected changes, and impacts across the country.

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Grade III Winner Chelokee Dies in | BloodHorse.com

Grade III Winner Chelokee Dies in  | BloodHorse.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

 | BlookGrade III winner Chelokee died at the University of Arizona Equine Center near Tucson May 2. The son of Cherokee Run was 10 years old.

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Did global warming cause the tragedy on Everest? | The Telegraph (UK)

Did global warming cause the tragedy on Everest? | The Telegraph (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It hasn't been much remarked upon during the anguished coverage in Europe and the United States of the deaths of 16 Sherpas in an avalanche on Mount Everest last week, but there is growing concern in the Himalayas that global warming may have played a part in the tragedy – and that it may go [...]
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UA Documentary Shows How a Veggie Garden for the Moon Can Sustain Life on Earth | UANews

UA Documentary Shows How a Veggie Garden for the Moon Can Sustain Life on Earth | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

When Apollo astronauts stood on the moon and looked back at the Earth, they were the first humans to see our planet as a completely isolated system, bounded on all sides by the endless black of space.

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Arizona Project WET Launches Smartphone Discovery Program in Phoenix | UANews

Arizona Project WET Launches Smartphone Discovery Program in Phoenix | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Arizona Project WET is challenging families and student groups to make new discoveries about nature with the help of smartphone technology.

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