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Pi, volcanoes and DNA at Science City | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Pi, volcanoes and DNA at Science City | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The normally patchy field of grass on the east side of the UA Mall will soon be the stomping grounds of animals, insects and robots.
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Sugar-based, bio-inspired surfactants hold promises from cosmetics to oil spill cleanups | Phys.org

Sugar-based, bio-inspired surfactants hold promises from cosmetics to oil spill cleanups | Phys.org | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona startup company GlycoSurf has finalized an exclusive license agreement for a new chemical synthesis technology, which was created at the University of Arizona.
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Farming & ranching classes starting April 14 in Florence | Florence Reminder and Blade-Tribune

Farming & ranching classes starting April 14 in Florence | Florence Reminder and Blade-Tribune | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Beginning Farming and Ranching classes begin in a month in Florence, presented by the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cooperative Extension and Future Forward Foundation, Inc.
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Allergy Risk Might Be Tied to How You Wash Your Dishes | Mercola (Spain)

Researchers reveal that children living in households that hand-wash their dishes are less likely to develop allergies than those who use dishwashers.
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UA aids in return of local racetrack | Arizona Daily Wildcat

UA aids in return of local racetrack | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Rillito Park Racetrack, Tucson’s local horse racing track, will host the historic El Moro de Cumpas race on March 21.
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Limits Sought on GMO Corn as Pest Resistance Grows | Wall Street Journal

U.S. regulators are proposing limits on the planting of some genetically engineered corn to combat a voracious pest that has evolved to resist the bug-killing crops, a potential blow to makers of biotech seed.
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Future farmers come to UA | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Future farmers come to UA | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The UA will be hosting high schoolers from around the state who have taken the day off of school to compete in several different agriculture-based competitions on Friday.
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Former UA gym now holds 150 years of plants | Arizona Daily Star

Former UA gym now holds 150 years of plants | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Studying specimens, using microscopes and making accurate comparisons is only part of the job. No, this isn’t herbology class at Hogwarts. This is the University of Arizona's Herbarium.



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Fight intensifies vs. citrus greening | Nogales International

Under threat from a crippling, deadly bacteria, the Arizona Department of Agriculture is escalating its war against a disease crippling the nation’s citrus crops by expanding quarantine zones throughout Arizona and enlisting the help of some of the University of Arizona’s brightest minds.
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Chop Shop | Tucson Weekly

Chop Shop | Tucson Weekly | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There's no pretty way to slaughter and butcher an animal, but there is a way to do it as humanely as possible. That's the way...
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Future farmers come to UA | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Future farmers come to UA | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The UA will be hosting high schoolers from around the state who have taken the day off of school to compete in several different agriculture-based competitions on Friday.
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Science City Adds Pi to the Menu | UANews

Science City Adds Pi to the Menu | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A diverse, excitement-filled Science City lineup awaits visitors as the University of Arizona prepares to share science with the masses at the annual Tucson Festival of Books on March 14 and 15. Visitors to Science City will experience the connection between their daily lives and advances in science and learn about groundbreaking research being done at the UA. The Tucson Festival of Books is the fourth-largest book festival in the world, but it is the only one to incorporate science as a key com
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W. Wuertz marks 50 years serving on board of ED2 | Tri-Valley Dispatch

W. Wuertz marks 50 years serving on board of ED2 | Tri-Valley Dispatch | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Time flies. Electrical District No. 2 was created in 1923 to provide electric power to irrigation pumps and other classes of customers in the Casa Grande Valley. 
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Sugar-Based, Bio-Inspired Surfactants Hold Promises from Cosmetics to Oil Spill Cleanups | Scicasts

Sugar-Based, Bio-Inspired Surfactants Hold Promises from Cosmetics to Oil Spill Cleanups | Scicasts | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tucson, AZ (Scicasts) — UA startup company GlycoSurf has finalized an exclusive license agreement for a new chemical synthesis technology, which was created at the University of Arizona.
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3/14: Real Gardens for Real People Tour of West Valley | Arizona Republic

3/14: Real Gardens for Real People Tour of West Valley | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Master gardners will be on hand to offer tips about how to plant a desert garden.
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Desert Gardener: Touring University of Arizona Yuma Ag Center's research farm | Yuma Sun

Members of Arizona Federation of Garden Clubs’ Western District toured the University of Arizona Yuma Agriculture Center’s research farm, located on 8th Street at the site of the old Cooper farm, for those who remember that far back. Arizona Federation of Garden Clubs President Carol Mossholder, AFGC President-Elect Tina Box, AFGC 2nd Vice-President Karley Fahlsing, Orvalita Hopkins, member of Valley of the Sun Gardeners, and local garden club members boarded an open-air bus to tour fields where
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Arizona Gardeners: It’s a good year to see spring wildflowers | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ)

Arizona Gardeners: It’s a good year to see spring wildflowers | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
We can now officially say that this spring is going to be good for wildflowers. 
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Students learn about water conservation | KSAZ (TV-Phoenix)

Water conservation is an important topic in Arizona, now the next generation is learning how to make a difference.
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CAC clips: Area FFA members win field day honors | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ)

Each year, Central Arizona College’s Dean Merrell FFA Field Day brings together students from the south central Arizona region to compete in events such as Agricultural Mechanics, Agronomy, Aquaculture, Entomology, Veterinary Science, Horse Judging, Job Interview, Livestock Judging, Nursery Operations, Range Management and Soil.
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Science City Adds Pi to the Menu | Press Release Point

Science City Adds Pi to the Menu | Press Release Point | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A diverse, excitement-filled Science City lineup awaits visitors as the University of Arizona prepares to share science with the masses at the annual Tucson Festival of Books on March 14 and 15.
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Data shows early education pays off | Nogales International

Data shows early education pays off | Nogales International | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Family Resource Center (FRC) Program, administered by the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Santa Cruz County, has been helping families with children aged 0-5 in Santa Cruz County to prepare for kindergarten since 2010. The program now has data to prove that it is making an impact.
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UA Economists Focus on Oil Prices | Press Release Point

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Those who came to Tuesday night’s panel discussion at the Eller College of Management seeking a definitive answer to its central question went away enlightened and entertained — but perhaps not encouraged.
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Limits Sought on GMO Corn as Pest Resistance Grows | Wall Street Journal

Limits Sought on GMO Corn as Pest Resistance Grows | Wall Street Journal | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
U.S. regulators are proposing limits on the planting of some genetically engineered corn to combat a voracious pest that has evolved to resist the bug-killing crops, a potential blow to makers of biotech seed.
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These Stunning Photos Reveal The Surprising Source Of America's Lettuce

These Stunning Photos Reveal The Surprising Source Of America's Lettuce | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Who knew?...
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Arizona Gardeners: Understanding the popular, low-water-use bougainvillea | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

A popular low-water-use plant that gives lots of color in the landscape is bougainvillea.



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