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UA plant scientists adjust to public worries over GMOs | Arizona Daily Star

UA plant scientists adjust to public worries over GMOs | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Researchers develop an organic soybean that promises to prevent allergic reactions.
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UA Employees, Programs Honored | UANews

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College of Nursing Faculty Members Named Among Fabulous 50 Nurses
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Anivax and University of Arizona license food safety vaccine | Vaccine News Daily

Anivax and the University of Arizona have licensed a Campylobacter food safety vaccine designed to be administered to poultry to reduce colonization by the bacteria and ultimately lower the incidence of human disease and associated conditions.

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City to address food security with new commission | Arizona Daily Star

City to address food security with new commission | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The mayor's office is bringing together a committee of local farmers and food advocates to address issues of food security in our community.
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Young biologists research at Santa Rita Experimental Range | Green Valley (AZ) News and Sun

Do you know what a "toe biter" is?
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Why You Really, Really Need to Swap Out Your Toothbrush More Often | Women's Health

Why You Really, Really Need to Swap Out Your Toothbrush More Often | Women's Health | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Trust us, you're gonna want a new one—stat.
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Faculty Fellows Honored for Enhancing the Student Experience | UA@Work

Faculty Fellows Honored for Enhancing the Student Experience | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The UA Faculty Fellows program helps students network more effectively with their instructors.
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Soybeans Bred With Lower Allergen Content | The Crop Site

Soybeans Bred With Lower Allergen Content | The Crop Site | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
US - A new type of soybean with low allergen content and better nutritional properties has been conventionally bred by scientists from the Universities of Arizona and Illinois.
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Arizona Gardeners | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

Arizona Gardeners | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Every once in a while something strange will show up in a tree or shrub that leads one to ask the question, “Is this a disease?” 
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Water conference to have Arizona tribes’ perspective | Parker (AZ) Pioneer

“Indigenous Perspectives on Sustainable Water Practices” is the focus at the University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center, June 9 and 10, conference. The meetings will be held at Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino, in Chandler, Ariz.
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Another Miracle on 34th Street | Delta Sky Magazine

Another Miracle on 34th Street | Delta Sky Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Fashion designers love Macy's. Wall Street loves Macy's. Shoppers love Macy's and America loves Macy's (just turn on your TV this Thanksgiving). At the helm of the retail giant is CEO Terry Lundgren, working every day to stay a step ahead.
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Researchers shine light on origin of bioluminescence | Phys.org

Researchers shine light on origin of bioluminescence | Phys.org | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In the mountains of Virginia, millipedes have bright yellow and black colors to warn enemies that they are toxic and not worth eating. Their cousins in California convey this warning in a very different way—by glowing in the dark.
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Kitchen Disinfectant Wipe Usage Reduces Risk Of Food Poisoning By 99 Percent | Science 2.0

Consumers can reduce the risk of Campylobacter food poisoning by up to 99.2% by using disinfectant wipes in the kitchen after preparing poultry, according to a new study...

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The Future Of Retail Will Be Won Or Lost In 'Digical' | Investopedia

The Future Of Retail Will Be Won Or Lost In 'Digical' | Investopedia | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Disrupt to survive. That was one of the shared underlying themes at the 2015 Global Retailing Conference at University of Arizona’s Terry J. Lundgren School of Retailing on April 24-25 in Tucson. The state of retail is essentially Darwinian. Virtually every retailer has experienced severe disruption by pure-play on line competitors.
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UA to Grant Honorary Degrees to 7 | UANews

The 151st University of Arizona Commencement will feature speaker Jon Huntsman Jr., who also is among seven who will receive honorary degrees from the University. 

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FAVORITE PLACES: University of Arizona Main Gate - YouTube | Arizona Public Media

Favorite Places - Thirteen architects speak thoughtfully and personally about a favorite building, place, or space in Southern Arizona. Throughout 2014, memb...
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Origin of Bioluminescence In Millipedes Explained | Island Crisis

Origin of Bioluminescence In Millipedes Explained | Island Crisis | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Scientist Paul Marek attempted to explain the origin of bioluminescence in a species of millipede living in California. According to his study, the property evolved as a way to cope with dry environm...

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UA Alumni-owned Company Awarded $100K USDA-SBIR Grant | Tech Launch Arizona

UA Alumni-owned Company Awarded $100K USDA-SBIR Grant | Tech Launch Arizona | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
TUCSON, Ariz. – University of Arizona alumni entrepreneurs Dr.
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Anivax licences vaccine to tackle Campylobacter | FoodQualityNews.com

Anivax licences vaccine to tackle Campylobacter | FoodQualityNews.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Anivax and the University of Arizona have signed an agreement to license a Campylobacter food safety vaccine.
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It's Not Just Beards — the Whole World Is Covered in Poop | New York (NY) Magazine

A foul and disgusting idea surfaced last week, one of those things you wish you could instantly unlearn: Men’s beards are, it seems, as “dirty as toilets” and crawling with “poop particles,” according to a study by a New Mexico lab, which the Cut reported on yesterday (though the thing has been pretty much debunked at this point).

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Uprooted: The Future of Vertical Farms | Diplomatic Courier

Uprooted: The Future of Vertical Farms | Diplomatic Courier | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Perhaps even more innovative is Columbia Professor Dickson Despommier’s design for a vertical farm. His blueprints reveal a full Manhattan block converted into a 30-story crop powerhouse.
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Scientists have created new variety of low-allergenic soybean | Ag Professional

Scientists have created new variety of low-allergenic soybean | Ag Professional | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A decade-long effort by University of Arizona scientists Monica Schmidt and Eliot Herman and University of Illinois scientist Theodore Hymowitz has yielded a new soybean with significantly reduced levels of three key proteins responsible for both its allergenic and anti-nutritional effects. The work is described in a paper published online in the journal Plant Breeding.
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Low-Allergen Soybean Could Have High Impact | UANews

Low-Allergen Soybean Could Have High Impact | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In the United States, nearly 15 million people and 1 in 13 children suffer from food allergy. In Arizona alone, every classroom contains at least two children with a food allergy. Soybeans are one of the eight foods regulated by the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act, or FALPA. Soybean is a major ingredient in many infant formulas, processed foods and livestock feed used for agriculture. Soybeans contain several allergenic and anti-nutritional proteins that affect soybean use as
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Tucson forms 'food commission' | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

Tucson forms 'food commission' | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tucson will vote next week on whether to establish a "food commission" or formally "Commission on Food Security, Heritage and Economy". It will consist of 17 members throughout the community who ha...
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You Can Reduce The Risk Of Food Poisoning With Disinfectant Wipes | Science World Report

You Can Reduce The Risk Of Food Poisoning With Disinfectant Wipes | Science World Report | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
New findings published in the journal of Applied Microbiology show that disinfectant wipes that are typically used in the kitchen (and other areas) can significantly reduce the risk of food poisoning.
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