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Pima County Will Pay $284K to Protect Lizards at Construction Site | ENR Southwest (Phoenix, AZ)

Pima County will spend $284,000 to save horned lizards and other critters from an untimely and premature squishing at a west-side construction site.

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Arizona Veg IPM Update: insecticide MOAs, powdery mildew, vegetable weed control | Western Farm Press

Arizona Veg IPM Update: insecticide MOAs, powdery mildew, vegetable weed control | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sustaining insecticide efficacy to annually provide pest control advisers and growers with cost effective crop protection requires a conscious effort to prevent insecticide resistance.
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Champion chia | Mail Tribune (Medford, OR)

Champion chia | Mail Tribune (Medford, OR) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The "pudding" that nutrition consultant Tiazza Rose prepares is quicker than any packaged powder.
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UA Researcher Leads Statewide Effort on Autism Education, Early Intervention | UANews

Ann Mastergeorge, UA associate professor of family studies and human development, is leading a statewide effort to educate parents, health-care providers and other professionals about how to identify the signs of autism in very young children and...
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Terry J. Lundgren Center prepares for Global Retailing Conference | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Terry J. Lundgren Center prepares for Global Retailing Conference | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The UA Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing is preparing for the 17th annual Global Retailing Conference this week.

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Tucson Village Farm teaches kids, families advantage of natural, healthy eating | Arizona Daily Star

Tucson Village Farm teaches kids, families advantage of natural, healthy eating | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Aeron Illige, 7, and his sister, Annaka Illige, 4, are old hats when it comes to helping out in the kitchen.
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UA Identifies Solar Sites with Greatest Potential | UANews

UA Identifies Solar Sites with Greatest Potential | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With an abundance of sunshine and wide open spaces, Arizona could be the nation's solar energy capital. But not every sun-soaked patch of land is right for a solar farm. If it's too sloped, sandy or remote, investors are not interested.
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Multi-toxin biotech crops not silver bullets, scientists warn | AgroTimes

Multi-toxin biotech crops not silver bullets, scientists warn | AgroTimes | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Crucial assumptions underlying multi-toxin crops don't always apply, a University of Arizona study shows.
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New app helps Arizonans prepare for major dust storms | KVOA (TV-Channel 4, Tucson)

New app helps Arizonans prepare for major dust storms | KVOA (TV-Channel 4, Tucson) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
TUCSON - With spring fully underway some of us are itching and sneezing with allergies. With all the dust blowing around we are reminded that haboobs and monsoon storms are right around the corner.
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GE Industry Practice of 'Stacking' Insecticides Called into Question by Researchers | eNews Park Forest

Given the rise of target plant and animal pests that resistant to the tactics of the biotechnology industry, companies that produce genetically engineered (GE) crops have begun producing plants with “stacked” traits.
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UA Identifies Solar Site with Greatest Potential | Power Engineering

Factors used to determine a site's solar energy suitability range from its physical aspects, such as the slope of the land and soil quality, to economic factors, such as proximity to existing roads, railroads and transmission lines.

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Marriage can threaten health: Study finds satisfied newlyweds more likely to gain weight | ScienceDaily

A study of 169 newlywed couples finds that spouses who are more satisfied with their marriage are more likely to gain weight because they are less likely to consider divorce and thus find a new partner.
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Marriage can harm your health | Ghana Web

New findings challenge notion that quality relationships always benefit health, indicating that satisfied spouses gain weight over time because they may be less motivated to attract an alternative mate

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25 fast and easy ways to get healthier | CNN

25 fast and easy ways to get healthier | CNN | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Use these little everyday moves that will keep you feeling great.
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Soap Dispensers: Preventing Cross-Contamination | CleanLink

Dr. Charles Gerba, aka “Dr. Germ,” an environmental microbiologist at the University of Arizona, sampled bulk soap from 541 dispensers in five cities across the United States. The study, published in the March 2011 issue of the “Journal of Environmental Health,” found that 24.8 percent of the samples contained significant levels of bacteria, including coliform bacteria, found in 15.9 percent of samples.

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Tucson’s U of A Sees Growth in Demand, Opportunities for Ag Grads | Julie's Fresh Air

Tucson’s U of A Sees Growth in Demand, Opportunities for Ag Grads | Julie's Fresh Air | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

It’s a worry for many parents of college students – will there be jobs waiting for their daughter or son after graduation?

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Students for Sustainability, ASUA to host Earth Day on UA Mall | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Students for Sustainability, ASUA to host Earth Day on UA Mall | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Students will celebrate Earth Day as a waste-free event this year by demonstrating the composting process on the UA Mall.

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UA School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences prepares for fall semester | Arizona Daily Wildcat

The UA’s new School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences will open to students this fall.

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Retailers Mull Online Vs. Store Strategies | Arizona Illustrated (TV)

Retailers Mull Online Vs. Store Strategies | Arizona Illustrated (TV) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
As e-commerce grows, businesses adjust, consumer scientist says
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How does your garden grow? | Latino Perspectives Magazine

How does your garden grow? | Latino Perspectives Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Local sources can provide answers to all your gardening questions
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Clean routine helps lick the ick | The Blade (Toledo, OH)

Given how often they’re on the floor, occasionally inside a public restroom, it should come as no surprise that a third of women’s purses crawl with E. coli.
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UA-Developed App Warns Drivers of Dust Storm Danger | UA main page feature

UA-Developed App Warns Drivers of Dust Storm Danger | UA main page feature | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Springtime is near, and with it the start of dust storm season in the southwestern United States.
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University of Arizona dedicates new school | Feedstuffs

The University of Arizona created a new school to focus on animal health, growth and nutrition.
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Study finds that newlyweds who are satisfied with marriage are more likely to gain weight | Innovations Report

Findings challenge notion that quality relationships always benefit health, indicating that satisfied spouses gain weight over time because they may be less motivated to attract an alternative mate
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Plants to Climate Change: Go Ahead, Bring on Drought—We Dare You | Take Part

Plants to Climate Change: Go Ahead, Bring on Drought—We Dare You | Take Part | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

A new study has found that various communities of plants around the world, from forests to grasslands, all respond better to drought better than previously known. As rainfall decreases, plants use water more efficiently. But they also approach a point of "diminishing returns" beyond which their efficiency plummets, and they become more likely to die out, said University of Arizona researcher Guillermo Ponce-Campos.

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