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Eggs Don't Deserve Their Bad Reputation, Studies Show (Op-Ed) | Live Science

Eggs Don't Deserve Their Bad Reputation, Studies Show (Op-Ed) | Live Science | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Despite their high cholesterol levels, eggs do not seem to dramatically affect heart health for most people.
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Twitter reveals what you eat and why | Reporter Herald (Loveland, CO)

Twitter reveals what you eat and why | Reporter Herald (Loveland, CO) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There are a lot of reasons why you eat something. Hunger is certainly a factor, but so is convenience.
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A new approach to plant breeding | Yuma Sun

A new approach  to plant breeding | Yuma Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The agriculture industry is facing a gargantuan question – how to feed the world’s increasing population, expected to reach 9 billion by 2050, while dealing with less available land, scarcer water, climate changes and mounting environmental concerns.

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University-developed apps aid Arizona cotton farmers | AgProfessional

University-developed apps aid Arizona cotton farmers | AgProfessional | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Mobile and Web apps aren't just for tweeting your thoughts or posting your status. The University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has created high-tech mobile and Web applications to help cotton farmers manage their crops.
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Arizona Technology Council names Governor’s Celebration of Innovation winners | Phoenix Business Journal

The finalists and winners have been announced for the Arizona Technology Council‘s 10th annual Governor’s Celebration of Innovation awards, presented in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority.

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Twitter reveals what you eat and why | Colorado Daily

Twitter reveals what you eat and why | Colorado Daily | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There are a lot of reasons why you eat something. Hunger is certainly a factor, but so is convenience.
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New apps can benefit Arizona cotton growers | Western Farm Press

New apps can benefit Arizona cotton growers | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
New apps for Arizona cotton growers expand crop management.
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'Summer slump' management in low desert alfalfa | Western Farm Press

'Summer slump' management in low desert alfalfa | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The ‘summer slump’ period is a decline in alfalfa growth which usually starts in July in hot summer areas of the West, including the low elevation deserts in Southern California and Arizona.

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Warming climate pushes plants up the mountain (8/25/2013) | AgroTimes

Warming climate pushes plants up the mountain (8/25/2013) | AgroTimes | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Comparing plant communities today with a survey taken 50 years ago, University of Arizona-led research provides the first on-the-ground evidence for Southwestern plants being pushed to higher elevations by an increasingly warmer and drier climate...
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Are You A Frequent Flyer? Do You Know Where Germs Lurk on Airplanes? Here Are 9 Ways To Help You Avoid Airplane Derived Sickness. | Patch (Dacula, GA)

More and more airlines are adding more seats to an already crowded airplane.  In addition to just being more uncomfortable, it puts us closer togeth

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Twitter Could Be Useful Tool In Tracking How And Why We Eat | Huffington Post

Twitter Could Be Useful Tool In Tracking How And Why We Eat | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There's a whole slew of reasons why we eat something. Convenience is a factor, for sure.
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Hotter, Drier Conditions Forcing Desert Plants To Migrate | Think Progress

Hotter, Drier Conditions Forcing Desert Plants To Migrate | Think Progress | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
New findings from the University of Arizona could spell trouble for the future of some desert plants.
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The Future of Farming, Part 2: New Growth Patterns | eCommerce Times

The Future of Farming, Part 2: New Growth Patterns | eCommerce Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Few earthly ag tech environments -- at least in the United States -- come more controlled than the Houweling's Tomatoes Ultra-Clima greenhouse facility in Camarillo, Calif., where the company produces a broad range of tomatoes and cucumbers grown...
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Aquaponics Offers Safe Alternative to Seafood Threatened by Mounting Levels of Ocean Pollution | World-Wire

With news spreading that 56 percent of fish tested off the coast off Japan this June were contaminated with radioactive isotopes from the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster, fish lovers can look to aquaponics as an alternative option for raising their own fish at home that are safe to eat and provide an ongoing source of protein.

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Twitter reveals what you eat and why | York Daily Record (York, PA)

Twitter reveals what you eat and why | York Daily Record (York, PA) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Should You Have Sex With Your Ex? | Men's Health

Should You Have Sex With Your Ex? | Men's Health | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Here’s something you don’t hear everyday: Sleeping with an ex may lessen the psychological distress of the breakup, says new research from the University of Arizona.

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United States Of America : Mobile & web apps help Arizona cotton growers manage crops | Fibre2fashion.com

United States Of America : Mobile & web apps help Arizona cotton growers manage crops | Fibre2fashion.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) has created two high-tech mobile and web applications to help cotton farmers
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Cracking the Mosquito Genome | My Life Magazine

Cracking the Mosquito Genome | My Life Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Michael Riehle, Ph.D., gives us an insight into his groundbreaking research involving malaria-resistant supermosquitoes.
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Watch for Texas Root Rot | Examiner

Watch for Texas Root Rot | Examiner | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Summer rains bring out the best in desert plants, evidenced by the lush green that appears after monsoon season settles in.
However, if you have plants in your
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UA-Developed Apps Aid Arizona Cotton Farmers | UANews

UA-Developed Apps Aid Arizona Cotton Farmers | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Mobile and Web apps aren't just for tweeting your thoughts or posting your status. The University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has created high-tech mobile and Web applications to help cotton farmers manage their crops.

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Food app shows ‘you are what you tweet’ | Alltop

Food app shows ‘you are what you tweet’ | Alltop | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new app that links with Twitter could give people a better sense of what they eat and why. Study participants chose from a list of 24 provided hashtags to categorize the types of food they were e...
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Garden exploration in Bisbee, Sierra Vista and Hereford make for nice weekend getaway | Arizona Daily Star

A weekend of garden exploration awaits in Bisbee, Sierra Vista and Hereford Sept. 7-8.
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Hands-on agritourism in Yuma | RVwest

Hands-on agritourism in Yuma | RVwest | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Arizona is not just a dry, dusty desert filled with cacti. Yes, there are cacti growing throughout the state, but agriculture is actually the number one industry - and the area around Yuma is exceptional. With a combination of sunshine, rich soil and plenty of irrigation water, Yuma County became the main area for growing vegetables in all of Arizona. Known as the winter vegetable capital of the world, there are 175 different crops grown here. The growing agritourism industry allows visitors to have hands-on experience, learning about the produce in the field and then taking it right to the dining table.

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The Dirty Truth About Handbags, Shoes and Cell Phones | Nestlette

There are a few things that you can say are Dirtier than a Toilet and those things may be closer to you than you think.
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The Future of Farming, Part 2: New Growth Patterns | LinuxInsider

The Future of Farming, Part 2: New Growth Patterns | LinuxInsider | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Few earthly ag tech environments -- at least in the United States -- come more controlled than the Houweling's Tomatoes Ultra-Clima greenhouse facility in Camarillo, Calif., where the company produces a broad range of tomatoes and cucumbers grown...
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