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Buckmaster: The prospect of longer and hotter Tucson summers | Tucson Sentinel

Discussing climate change and its impact on Southern Arizona with UA climate researcher Dr. Gregg Garfin.
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Germs: How Freaked Out Should You Be? | Refinery29

Germs: How Freaked Out Should You Be? | Refinery29 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It seems like every day we are bombarded with a new report about just how dirty, gross, and germ-covered everything we touch is. Your iPhone is dirtier than a toilet! Your handbag is grosser than your toilet iPhone!
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Como producir hortalizas en sistemas flotantes | Fresh Plaza (Spain)

Como producir hortalizas en sistemas flotantes | Fresh Plaza (Spain) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

La producción de hortalizas en sistemas flotantes es una alternativa viable a la producción fuera de suelos. De enfocarse en hortalizas de raíces cortas, el sistema flotante podría ofrecerle la oportunidad de producir continuamente a través del año.

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Scientists Urge Preservation of Deep Ocean Coral Reefs | Scientific American

Scientists Urge Preservation of Deep Ocean Coral Reefs | Scientific American | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Deep water reefs are largely unexplored and unprotected
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Yulex pays back UA with $3M grant | Phoenix Business Journal

Yulex pays back UA with $3M grant | Phoenix Business Journal | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
When Jeff Martin, founder, president and CEO of Phoenix-based Yulex Corp., wanted...
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University of Arizona researchers seek safer vegetables | Western Farm Press

University of Arizona researchers seek safer vegetables | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Thirty-three people from five states were infected and nearly half of those were hospitalized in late 2012 after consuming spinach and bagged spring mix salads contaminated with E. coli.
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Rethinking Depression: Charles Raison at TEDxTucson | Integral Options Cafe

Rethinking Depression: Charles Raison at TEDxTucson | Integral Options Cafe | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Dr. Charles Raison is the Barry and Janet Lang Associate Professor of Integrative Mental Health with the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Arizona (with a joint position in the School of Medicine and the Department of Psychiatry).

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Berried treasure can be grown in Yuma | Yuma Sun

Berried treasure can be grown in Yuma | Yuma Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

We may not be able to grow raspberries in Yuma, but blackberries certainly enjoy our hot climate. By the beginning of April, white flowers are popping out all over blackberry bushes, and by May, delicious berries are ready for picking.

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Shrimp exports to face difficulties Jul-Dec | Saigon Times (Vietnam)

SaigonTimes English - HCMC/CANTHO – Although Vietnam’s shrimp exports are estimated to exceed US$1.03 billion in the year’s first half, up 1.5% year-on-year, they are forecast to encounter many difficulties in the second half of the year.
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Yulex gives University grant to boost guayule rubber yields | Chemical Week

Yulex Corporation (Phoenix) announced today that it will provide the University of Arizona a $3 million, five-year grant for breeding and agronomic development of guayule for the production rubber for medical, consumer, and industrial applications.
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Yulex Corporation and the University of Arizona Partner to Improve Guayule for Biorubber Production | KLJB (TV-Davenport, IA)

Yulex Corporation, an agricultural-based biomaterials company, will provide the University of Arizona a $3 million, five-year grant focused on breeding and agronomic development of Guayule for the production biorubber of medical, consumer, and industrial applications.

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How to Keep Your Reusable Bags Bacteria-Free | San Rafael (CA) Patch

Regular washing and diligence are key to keeping your bags — and you — healthy from fecal bacteria contamination.
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Desenmascarado el culpable de la muerte masiva de camarones en Asia | Agrodigital.com (Spain)

En un descubrimiento de enorme trascendencia, investigadores de la Universidad de Arizona (EEUU) han identificado el agente causante de una misteriosa enfermedad que ha diezmado las explotaciones de camarón en Asia.
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Kimberly-Clark Demonstrates Commitment To Infection Prevention At The APIC Annual Conference | State Journal (Charleston, WV)

Kimberly-Clark today announced that its Kleenex Clean Hands Care Program will be unveiled at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) 40th annual conference. New data related to surface disinfection practices will also be highlighted, reinforcing Kimberly-Clark's complete hand and surface hygiene offering.

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Flowers: Pistil leads pollen in life-and-death dance | ScienceDaily

Flowers: Pistil leads pollen in life-and-death dance | ScienceDaily | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Pollination, essential to much of life on earth, requires the explosive death of the male pollen tube in the female ovule. In new research, scientists describe the genetic and regulatory factors that compel the male's role in the process.
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Study backed by Kimberly-Clark shows that hospital laundering | Nonwovens

New study results published online in the American Journal of Infection Control found that 93 percent of tested laundered towels used to clean hospital rooms contained bacteria that could result in healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).

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Biotech crops vs. pests: Successes, failures from first billion acres | AgriPulse

Researchers at the University of Arizona say a new global assessment they released this month helps scientists explain why genetically modified crops have suppressed some pests for more than a decade, while other pests have adapted in just a few...
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Saguaro National Park has plans to expand, and willing sellers may make it happen | Arizona Daily Star

The latest of several bills to expand Saguaro National Park has a new ally who supporters say should increase its chances of passage - the Tucson area's most prominent and
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Univ. of Arizona to Receive USD 3 Mn from Yulex for Development of Guayule-based Rubber | SpecialChem

Yulex Corporation will provide the University of Arizona a $3 million, five-year grant focused on breeding and agronomic development of Guayule for the production biorubber of medical, consumer, and industrial applications.
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In Parched Southwest, Anxious Wait for Summer Rains | Climate Central

In Parched Southwest, Anxious Wait for Summer Rains | Climate Central | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With reservoirs near record lows amid a multi-year drought, New Mexico and Arizona officials hope for a wet summer.
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Report: Physical Education Should be 'Core Academic Subject' | UANews

A new report finds that daily exercise for school children is so important that physical education should be made a
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8 Germiest Public Places That You Need to Avoid | ABC News

8 Germiest Public Places That You Need to Avoid | ABC News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The top disease-ridden surfaces to avoid when you leave home.
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Yulex gives University of Arizona $3 million for rubber research | Phoenix Business Journal

Yulex gives University of Arizona $3 million for rubber research | Phoenix Business Journal | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Yulex Corp. is giving the University of Arizona a $3 million grant to focus on breeding...
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Closer SC Insecticide Receives Federal Registration | Growing Produce

New class of chemistry offers control of sap-feeding pests in the vegetable, citrus, and tree fruit and nut markets.
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A wide-ranging assessment of climate change in the Southwest | Desert Sun (Palm Springs, CA)

A newly published scientific assessment of climate change in the Southwest brings together the work of 120 contributors in a single book that examines emerging climate trends, future projections and effects on water supplies, communities, agriculture, ecosystems and more.

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