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Arizona Legislature reconsiders veterinary science proposal | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Arizona Legislature reconsiders veterinary science proposal | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With the Arizona Legislature back in session, some in the UA community are hoping a proposed veterinary medical program will become a reality.
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Microbial Murder Mystery Lands Two UA Students in Top 10 of Ocean Science Video Challenge | UANews

Microbial Murder Mystery Lands Two UA Students in Top 10 of Ocean Science Video Challenge | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

A science video disguised as a cartoon murder mystery has landed two University of Arizona marine ecology students among the top 10 finalists in the Ocean 180 Video Challenge, an outreach campaign designed to inspire scientists to communicate the meaning and significance of scientific research to a broader audience.

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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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New UA Center to Offer Solutions for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation | UANews

New UA Center to Offer Solutions for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The University of Arizona's Institute of the Environment is launching a new center that will connect and build on climate change adaptation projects, resources and expertise across campus. The center will work to provide solutions for some of the toughest challenges related to planning for and acting on climate change and weather extremes, such as drought, heat waves, floods, fires and severe storms. 

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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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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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More than veggies growing in community gardens | Tucson Sentinel

More than veggies growing in community gardens | Tucson Sentinel | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Community gardens proliferating around the country are giving people an opportunity to connect, experts say. At a central Phoenix garden, participants say they build contacts as well as trade gardening tips.
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A living desert underground | Archaeology News Network

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Neighborhood kinship enroots as Phoenix garden grows | Arizona Newszap

Neighborhood kinship enroots as Phoenix garden grows | Arizona Newszap | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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A Living Desert Underground | ScienceNewsline

A Living Desert Underground | ScienceNewsline | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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 renowned for its untouched cave formations, sculpted...
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UA Conference for Undergrad Research Celebrates 25th Year | UANews

UA Conference for Undergrad Research Celebrates 25th Year | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The University of Arizona's Undergraduate Biology Research Program will hold its 25th annual conference this weekend to showcase student research in areas ranging from cancer to psychology.

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Arizona Veg IPM Update: aphid identification, lettuce dieback, wheat herbicide sensitivity | Western Farm Press

Arizona Veg IPM Update: aphid identification, lettuce dieback, wheat herbicide sensitivity | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The latest news for winter vegetable growers on aphid identification, lettuce dieback, and wheat herbicide sensitivity.
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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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Arizona in grips of freezing weather | Havasu (Lake Havasu AZ) News-Herald

A storm rolling in over the weekend will keep northern Arizona in the grips of freezing temperatures, bringing more snow and making travel a little tricky.

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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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Arizona in grips of freezing weather | AZ Family.com

Arizona in grips of freezing weather | AZ Family.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A storm rolling in over the weekend will keep northern Arizona in the grips of freezing temperatures, bringing more snow and making travel a little tricky.
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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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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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Bizarre Microbes Discovered in Desert Cave | Yahoo! News Canada

Bizarre Microbes Discovered in Desert Cave | Yahoo! News Canada | 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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Arizona, And A Living Desert Underground | Science 2.0

Arizona, And A Living Desert Underground | Science 2.0 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
JHidden underneath hilly grasslands studded with ocotillos and mesquite trees in southeastern Arizona lies a world shrouded in perpetual darkness - Kartchner Caverns, a limestone cave system known for its untouched cave formations, sculpted over...
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