CALS in the News
Follow
Find tag "Research"
2.7K views | +0 today
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Keeping cows cool critical to dairy industry as climate warms | The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, PA)

Keeping cows cool critical to dairy industry as climate warms | The Patriot-News (Harrisburg, PA) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Put simply, dairy cattle don’t like the heat, and the stress that hotter weather places on them is close to a $1 billion annual problem, according to a national expert, Professor Robert Collier.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Childhood Trauma Can Cause Adult Addiction | Arizona Illustrated (TV)

UA researcher says 'early adversity decreases life span by 10 years'
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Tracking whole colonies shows ants make career moves | Nature

Tracking whole colonies shows ants make career moves | Nature | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Because all the workers in an ant colony look the same, tracking their movements and interactions by eye is fiendishly difficult. Instead, Danielle Mersch and her colleagues tagged every single worker in entire colonies and used a computer to track them, accumulating what they say is the largest-ever data set on ant interactions.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Some Delta onboard loos getting a little smaller | Today

We’ve heard of going to the little girls’ (or little boys’) room but this is ridiculous. In the near future, fliers who need to use the facilities may find themselves squeezing into spaces that make today’s airline lavatories look downright large.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

UA researcher receives grant to protect Tucson animals along Santa Cruz river | Arizona Daily Wildcat

UA researcher receives grant to protect Tucson animals along Santa Cruz river | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

A UA researcher is focusing his efforts on protecting Tucson animals through a new conservation project.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

UA Leads National Effort to Track Seasonal Cycles of Earth's Species | UANews

UA Leads National Effort to Track Seasonal Cycles of Earth's Species | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The UA is leading a national movement to track the annual rhythms of plants and animals and the ecological connections between them.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Heat stress: an underestimated issue for dairy cows | All About Fee

Heat stress: an underestimated issue for dairy cows | All About Fee | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Dairy cows are sensitive to heat stress, which can cost the dairy producer over 400€/cow. Around 80% of these losses are associated with a 10- 35% drop of productivity, and 20% with health issues e.g.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Gross out: Bacteria crawling all over, but a clean routine can lessen the ick | Bradenton (FL) Herald

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Pests become rapidly resistant to multi-toxin Bt crops | BioSpectrum (Asia)

Pests become rapidly resistant to multi-toxin Bt crops | BioSpectrum (Asia) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Research by University of Arizona entomologists thwarts popular notion that planting multi-toxin genetically modified crops prevents pests from quickly adapting to crop-protecting toxins
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Point Inside Sponsors Global Retailing Conference | The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, OK)

Point Inside is a sponsor of this year's Global Retailing Conference (GRC) put together by the University of Arizona's Terry K. Lundgren Center for Retailing. With the theme "Accelerate Your Brand - Get Ahead of Your Shopper," the emphasis will be on helping retailers use new technologies to more effectively engage customers. Now in its 17th year, the conference will be held April 11-12 in Tuscon, AZ. Speakers and attendees will focus on digital advances, new consumer behaviors and the opportunities they create.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Some Delta onboard loos getting a little smaller | NBC News

We’ve heard of going to the little girls’ (or little boys’) room but this is ridiculous. In the near future, fliers who need to use the faci...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Shrinking lavatory size, Delta Airlines fits in four more seats | WRCB (TV-Chattanooga, TN)

Shrinking lavatory size, Delta Airlines fits in four more seats | WRCB (TV-Chattanooga, TN) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Will passengers feel the squeeze in what already constitutes tight quarters for all but the smallest passengers?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Attempts to prevent pests adapting to Bt crops may fail - study | GMWatch

1. Multi-toxin biotech crops not silver bullets, UA scientists warn
2. Potential shortfall of pyramided transgenic cotton for insect resistance management - study abstract

NOTE: Pest resistance to Bt toxin in single-trait Bt crops has led the GM industry to stack multiple types of Bt toxin in one crop, in an attempt to kill off the pests that have evolved resistance to one toxin. But new experiments suggest that the assumptions underlying this model are false and doomed to fail.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

International Citizen Science for Indian Tiger Conservation | CitizenSci

International Citizen Science for Indian Tiger Conservation | CitizenSci | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

It’s an early Thursday morning at the Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary, Andhra Pradesh and members of the Hyderabad Tiger Conservation Society (HyTiCoS) are on the lookout for any sight of a tiger. A tropical dry forest with dense deciduous teak, thiruman, maddi, and bamboo, the sanctuary is a reserve for tigers, leopards, sloth bears, wild dogs and other endangered and threatened species.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Consejos para tu primer macrotúnel | Hortalizas

Consejos para tu primer macrotúnel | Hortalizas | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Recomendaciones de instalación toman en cuenta localización, materiales, costos, y opciones tecnológicas
 
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Delta shrinking lavatories to add more seats | WXIA (TV-Atlanta, GA)

We've heard of going to the little girls' (or little boys') room but this is ridiculous. In the near future, fliers who need to use the facilities may find themselves squeezing into spaces that make today's airline lavatories look downright large.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Delta Airlines May Be Shrinking Their Bathrooms To Add More Seats | KHQ (TV-Spokane, WA)

Delta Airlines May Be Shrinking Their Bathrooms To Add More Seats | KHQ (TV-Spokane, WA) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

We've heard of going to the little girls' (or little boys') room but this is ridiculous. In the near future, fliers who need to use the facilities may find themselves squeezing into spaces that make today's airline lavatories look downright large.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Chia seeds pack satisfying nutritional punch into tiny package | Visalia (CA) Times

Chia seeds pack satisfying nutritional punch into tiny package | Visalia (CA) Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
What if you could get a good amount of nutrition and feel satisfied all from a tiny seed?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Puralytics’ water purifier technology first-ever to exceed EPA requirements without power or chemicals | Water/Waste Processing

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Puralytics, a developer of photochemical water purification products using light-activated nanotechnology, today announced that its SolarBag 3-liter water purifier is the first non-powered, non-chemical system to ever exceed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) requirements for water purification products.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Doing battle with bacteria | Times Colonist (Victoria, British Columbia)

Doing battle with bacteria | Times Colonist (Victoria, British Columbia) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Given how often they’re on the floor, occasionally inside a public restroom, it comes as no surprise that a third of women’s purses crawl with E. coli. And given how many grubby hands and baby bottoms touch grocery store shopping carts, we shouldn’t flinch at the fact that, on average, they carry 115 times more bacteria than a toilet seat.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

How clean are fast food play areas? | WDAM (TV-Moselle, MS)

How clean are fast food play areas? | WDAM (TV-Moselle, MS) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
An Arizona mom tested samples from playgrounds at several restaurants. Experts found fecal contamination and disease-causing bacteria.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Similarities In The Brains Of Man And Fly Enable Study Of Disease Mechanisms Underlying Mental Health Problems | Medical News Today

A new study by scientists at King's College London and the University of Arizona (UA) published in Science reveals the deep similarities in how the brain regulates behaviour in arthropods (such as flies and crabs) and vertebrates (such as fish, mice and humans). The findings shed new light on the evolution of the brain and behaviour and may aid understanding of disease mechanisms underlying mental health problems.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

American Phytopathological Society, June 17-19, Tucson | Western Farm Press

The American Phytopathological Society Joint Caribbean and Pacific Division annual meeting will be held June 17-19 in Tucson, Ariz. at the Westward Look Resort.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Delta shrinking lavatories to add more seats | WXIA (TV-Atlanta, GA)

(NBC) -- We've heard of going to the little girls' (or little boys') room but this is ridiculous. In the near future, fliers who need to use the facilities may find themselves squeezing into spaces that make today's airline lavatories look downright large.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Scoop.it!

Plastic wins UA student an innovator award | Bloomberg Businessweek

March 29--Jared Griebel, the University of Arizona's Student Innovator of the Year, has some "retro" advice for researchers interested in a business plan.

more...
No comment yet.