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More pests resistant to GM crops: study | News.com.au (Australia)

MORE pest species are becoming resistant to the most popular type of genetically-modified, insect-repellent crops, but not in areas where farmers follow expert advice.
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Biotech crops vs. pests: Successes and failures from the first billion acres | ScienceDaily

Biotech crops vs. pests: Successes and failures from the first billion acres | ScienceDaily | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A landmark study analyzes why pest resistance to genetically modified crops evolved quickly in some cases, but not others. The global assessment could help to gauge the risk of resistance for new biotech crops before they are commercialized.
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More pests 'resistant to GM crops'| France24

More pests 'resistant to GM crops'| France24 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
More pest species are becoming resistant to the most popular type of genetically-modified, insect-repellent crops, but not in areas where farmers follow expert advice, a study said on Monday
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Resistent auch gegen Gentech-Pflanzen | Suddeutsche Zeitung (Germany)

Resistent auch gegen Gentech-Pflanzen | Suddeutsche Zeitung (Germany) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Schädlinge werden irgendwann resistent gegen Insektizide - ob sie nun gentechnisch veränderte oder konventionelle Pflanzen befallen.
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Five Insects Evolve Resistance to Engineered Seeds | Bloomberg

Five of 13 major crop pests have evolved resistance to corn and cotton genetically engineered to make their own insecticide, providing lessons for extending the usefulness of such technologies, University of Arizona researchers said in a study.
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Biotech Crops vs. Pests: Successes, Failures From the First Billion Acres | UANews

Biotech Crops vs. Pests: Successes, Failures From the First Billion Acres | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Experts with the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have published a landmark study analyzing why pest resistance to genetically modified crops evolved quickly in some cases, but not in other cases.
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The great unwashed | Mountain Democrat (Placerville, CA)

Whew! Missed it by three votes. The nanny-state-ocracy nearly bagged us again. Yes, The state Senate voted 18-17, which was three votes short of what was required, to ban plastic grocery bags. Four...
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Kimberly-Clark Demonstrates Commitment To Infection Prevention At The APIC Annual Conference | WSLS (TV-Roanoke, VA)

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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Video Games Seek to Teach Smart Financial Strategies | UANews

Can video games help people save money? SavingsQuest, an applied research project bringing together the UA and the Doorways to Dreams Fund under a Center for Financial Services Innovation grant, will test the theory in hopes of finding a mix of...
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Strawberry Sustainability Focus Of Grants | Growing Produce

University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture awards grants, seeks to expand and improve strawberry production.
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Niche: Dirty Shopping Cart Handles | Business Opportunities Weblog

Niche: Dirty Shopping Cart Handles | Business Opportunities Weblog | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new study has found that 72% of shopping carts handles have fecal matter on them. As many as 50% of those carts also…
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Dirty Fact of the Day: Your Cute Purse is Probably Filthier Than Your Disgusting Toilet | Babble

Dirty Fact of the Day: Your Cute Purse is Probably Filthier Than Your Disgusting Toilet | Babble | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
As it turns out, your purse — that thing that holds your makeup, snacks and your baby's pacifier — is dirtier than the inside of your toilet. Oh, happy day.
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Hospital laundering practices may expose patients to infection-causing bacteria | Cleanroom Technology

More than 90% of tested laundered towels used to clean hospital rooms contained bacteria that could result in healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), according to two new studies.Click here to edit the title

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16 Years Of Genetically Modified Crops: The Successes And Failures | Medical Daily

16 Years Of Genetically Modified Crops: The Successes And Failures | Medical Daily | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Experts review why pests have developed resistance to some farms with genetically modified crops, but not others.
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New study reviews 15 years of Bt crops, finds reasons for pest resistance | Times of India

In a major scientific evaluation of genetically modified corn and cotton farming since 1996, scientists have found that five of 13 major pest species have developed resistance to these...

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Pests become more resistant to GM insect-repellent crops | BBC Indonesia

Scientists in the United States say they've discovered why pests are becoming more resistant to some genetically-modified, insect-repellent crops.

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Pests resistant to GM crops| ABC News (Australia)

Scientists in the United States say they've have discovered how some insects become more resistant to some genetically-modified crops.
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Pests growing resistant to genetically modified crops | United Press International

Pests growing resistant to genetically modified crops | United Press International | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Pests are quickly becoming resistant to genetically-modified crops, according to a new study of Bt corn and cotton.
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SeaFood Business Magazine | SeaFood Business

Following three years of exhaustive efforts, an international team of researchers announced in April they’d found the cause of a disease that, since 2009, has killed billions of shrimp raised on farms in Southeast Asia.
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Kimberly-Clark Demonstrates Commitment To Infection Prevention At The APIC Annual Conference | WKRG (TV-Mobile, AL)

Proper cleaning practices in hospitals play a critical role in reducing the spread of bacteria that could cause HAIs, and are especially important in the healthcare setting where patients with weakened immune systems may have a harder time fighting off germs.

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Kimberly-Clark Demonstrates Commitment To Infection Prevention At The APIC Annual Conference | KXVO (TV-Omaha, NE)

Proper cleaning practices in hospitals play a critical role in reducing the spread of bacteria that could cause HAIs, and are especially important in the healthcare setting where patients with weakened immune systems may have a harder time fighting off germs.

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Cougars, Glamorous Killers, Expand Their Range | New York (NY) Times

Cougars, Glamorous Killers, Expand Their Range | New York (NY) Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Cougars, solitary and elusive, had vanished from much of the country, but in recent decades the species has been making a comeback, fueling both fascination and fear.
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Another moral effect of pornography: a warped worldview | Salem Radio Network News (Irving, TX)

For the most part, previous research into the effects of pornography has focused on the psychological and physiological effects of pornography exposure. Among males, exposure to pornography is associated with addictive behaviors traced to the release of chemicals in the brain, stimulating arousal and excitement. In the larger context, pornography is also associated with an exaggerated masculinity, negative attitudes toward women, and relational breakdowns due to unrealistic sexual expectations.

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Ladies, your handbag has more germs than a toilet | KTVU (TV - San Francisco, CA)

The new research claims purses are filled with nasty things saying “about a third of them have fecal bacteria on them.”

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Hospital laundering practices linked to HAI's | Nonwovens Industry

Hospital laundering practices linked to HAI's | Nonwovens Industry | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new study results published online in the American Journal of Infection Control found that 93% of tested laundered towels used to clean hospital rooms contained bacteria that could result in healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).
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