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US Federal and Arizona State Water Management Officials choose Israel for an important learning tour | Israel Up Close (TV)

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USDA studies confirm plant water demands shift with availability | Landscape Management

USDA studies confirm plant water demands shift with availability | Landscape Management | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
By Ann Perry WASHINGTON—Plants can adapt to extreme shifts in water availability, such as drought and flooding, but their ability to withstand these extreme patterns will be tested by future climat...
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OMG! If You're Not A Germ-O-Phobe..You Will Be After You Hear THIS!!! | KMXP (Radio-Phoenix)

OMG! If You're Not A Germ-O-Phobe..You Will Be After You Hear THIS!!! | KMXP (Radio-Phoenix) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

A new study by the University of Arizona reveals that just one sick person in the office means half of the office's surfaces are contaminated by lunchtime!! Some of the likeliest germ hotpots include telephones, desktops, tabletops, doorknobs, the photocopier and the office fridge.

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Just one sick person in the office means HALF of the communal surfaces are contaminated by lunchtime | Daily Mail (UK)

Some of the likeliest germ hotpots include doorknobs, photocopier and lift buttons, say University of Arizona researchers.
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Study reveals the germ-laden office surfaces that will make you sick | ninemsn (Australia)

Study reveals the germ-laden office surfaces that will make you sick | ninemsn (Australia) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
If you've ever cringed when a colleague coughs and sneezes at their desk, you were right to be wary of catching their cold, according to a new study that found germs spread around offices at lightning speed.
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Study finds germs spread to more than half of the office surfaces | Malta Star

Study finds germs spread to more than half of the office surfaces | Malta Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The study, conducted by public health professor Kelly Reynolds and germ expert Charles Gerba, involved having 80 people go about their regular work-day business in an office at the university. Most of the study participants received droplets of water on their hands at the beginning of the day, but one of the participants got droplets of fake viruses, which acted like the cold, flu and stomach flu viruses, that researchers were able to test for in the office environment later on.

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UA Wild Cat Research and Conservation Center raises awareness about threats to wildlife in Tucson | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Although the UA is home of the Wildcats, lack of awareness may be posing a deadly threat to wild cats in Southern Arizona.

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Sick person contaminates office by lunchtime | Sulekha News (India)

Sick person contaminates office by lunchtime News - London, Feb 3 (IANS) A sick person who reports for duty can contaminate more than half of his office's common surfaces with virus or the bugs by lunchtime, says a study..
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Germs Spread Fast at Work, Study Finds | UANews

When someone comes to work sick, about half of the commonly touched surfaces in the office become infected by lunchtime, according to a new UA study.
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USDA Studies Confirm Plant Water Demands Shift with Water Availability | KMJ (Radio-Fresno, CA)

USDA Studies Confirm Plant Water Demands Shift with Water Availability | KMJ (Radio-Fresno, CA) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Washington, D.C., (January 28, 2013) – Plants can adapt to extreme shifts in water availability, such as drought and flooding, but their ability to withstand these extreme patterns will be tested by future climate change, according to a study by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and their cooperators.

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Work From Home? Scary Warning! | CompuServe

Work From Home? Scary Warning! | CompuServe | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The University of Arizona's "Dr. Germ" has determined that home office surfaces are crawling with millions of bacteria that can potentially cause illness.

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Public Health Studies Suggest Social Well-Being Is at Risk by Use of Refillable Bulk Soap Dispensers | SYS-CON Media

AKRON, OH -- (Marketwire) -- 01/15/13 -- Three recently published scientific studies report on potential human health risks from refillable bulk soap dispenser contamination that can be avoided. Driven by a commitment to advance social well-being, GOJO Industries is working to change the industry by educating against the use of refillable bulk soap dispensers.

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USDA Studies Confirm Plant Water Demands Shift with Water Availability | California Agriculture

Washington, D.C., (January 28, 2013) – Plants can adapt to extreme shifts in water availability, such as drought and flooding, but their ability to withstand these extreme patterns will be tested by future climate change, according to a study by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and their cooperators.

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‘Digital Divas’ Represent Exponential Value For Fashion Retailers | Retail TouchPoints

To help retailers better understand these tech-savvy and fashionable consumers, Demandware and the Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing at the University of Arizona partnered to survey of 7,000 consumers in France, Germany, the UK and U.S.
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Dining with germs | WTVM (TV-Columbus, GA)

Dining with germs | WTVM (TV-Columbus, GA) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
See what we found in some restaurants around Tucson, and what to do to protect yourself.
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Recognizing the needs of a growing population | American Psychological Association

The new Journal of Latina/o Psychology will address social justice, advocacy and policy related to Latinos — and improve the training of psychologists who work with them.
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The Germiest Spots in Your Baby's Room | Parenting

The Germiest Spots in Your Baby's Room | Parenting | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With babies come messes, but some of the ickiest spots in your baby's room are hard to find. Here, discover the germiest spots in the nursery
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Sick person contaminates office by lunchtime - Netindia123.com

A sick person who reports for duty can contaminate more than half of his office's common surfaces with virus or the bugs by lunchtime, says a study.

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There's No Escaping Your Sick Coworker's Germs | Huffington Post

There's No Escaping Your Sick Coworker's Germs | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
If you thought you could avoid your sick coworkers' germs by just covering your nose and mouth when they sneeze, we have some bad news to deliver -- you probably won't be able to escape their germs because they get EVERYWHERE.
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Sick person contaminates office by lunchtime | Toronto Telegraph

A sick person who reports for duty can contaminate more than half of his office's common surfaces with virus or the bugs by lunchtime, says a study.
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UA prof gets grant to study how to halt spread of malaria | Arizona Daily Star

A University of Arizona professor has received a $376,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to research ways to control the spread of malaria in Kenya.
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In light of recent school shootings, how does the UA deal with campus crisis? | Arizona Daily Wildcat

In light of recent school shootings, how does the UA deal with campus crisis? | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

You’re on your way to class, flipping through dog-eared psychology notes as you cram for your first exam of the semester. How could you have forgotten about the test? You know your professor mentioned it at least three times last week, but here you are, frantically reviewing last week’s notes as you dodge a blur of bikers on your way to class.

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Plants adapt to drought but limits are looming | Seed Daily

Plants adapt to drought but limits are looming | Seed Daily | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Scientists with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, or USDA, and their partners have determined that water demand by many plant communities can fluctuate in response to water availability, indicating a capacity for resilience even when changing climate patterns produce periodic droughts or floods.

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Western citrus mostly dodges freeze damage | Western Farm Press

Western citrus mostly dodges freeze damage | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Western fresh citrus growers have largely escaped major crop damage from the prolonged, below-freezing cold snap expected to end mid this week in California and Arizona.
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Texting Could Help Spread the Word on Teen Health | US News and World Report

TUESDAY, Jan. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy lifestyle text messages could help improve teens' eating and exercise habits, a new study suggests.

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