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Nanotechnology improves cardiovascular implant attachment | Phys.org

(Phys.org) —Jeong-Yeol Yoon, associate professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering, and Dr.
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Creating the ‘Super Land-Grant’ University | UANews

Creating the ‘Super Land-Grant’ University | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart and other UA leaders presented their ambitious plan for ensuring the University's success as a world-class institution of higher education and an economic engine for Arizona, the region and the nation.

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VIDEO: Germy gems: What clings to your bling? | INFORUM (Fargo, ND)

VIDEO: Germy gems: What clings to your bling? | INFORUM (Fargo, ND) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Fargo - Flu season is upon us and with it come repeated warnings about the importance of hand-washing.
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A living desert underground | Phys.org

Hidden underneath the hilly grasslands studded with ocotillos and mesquite trees in southeastern Arizona lies a world shrouded in perpetual darkness: Kartchner Caverns, a limestone cave system renowned for its untouched cave formations, sculpted...
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Black Friday: The Longest Shopping Day Of The Year? | Forbes

Black Friday: The Longest Shopping Day Of The Year? | Forbes | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Black Friday was once like the Superbowl of Shopping- the one day a year when thousands of deal-seekers would show up at the mall at the crack of dawn, score some bargains, and be home in time to watch the game on TV.
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Do You Know the Flu Hotspots In Your Office? | BusinessNewsDaily

Do You Know the Flu Hotspots In Your Office? | BusinessNewsDaily | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It's that time of year again. Time to avoid the places in your office that you're most likely to catch the flu.
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AZ Regents asking state for $1 billion bond to expand university research | KOLD (TV-Channel 13, Tucson)

UA would get the largest share because it now does the most research.
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Metformin's Anti-Cancer Properties Clarified in an Obesity Cell Model of Pancreatic Cancer | Bio-Medicine

SiDMAP LLC a leading provider of targeted 13C tracer fate association studies and biomarker development services announces the publication of findings that metformin inhibits carbon flux towards new...

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Why Your Personal Hygiene Habits Aren't Nearly As Effective As You Think | Refinery29 (Blog)

Warning: If you're eating right now, you may want to put that fork down as you try to, um, digest the following information about your personal hygiene habits.
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Selena Gomez Reveals Her Workout & ‘junk’ Food Diet | Zimbio

Selena Gomez Reveals Her Workout & ‘junk’ Food Diet | Zimbio | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Selena Gomez , 21,has never claimed to being on a supermodel diet in fact, shes often seen at McDonalds! In an interview with Teen Vogue , released on November 4, Selena is spilling on her habits some good, some not-so-good! Selena Gomezs Diet Reveals What She Eats To Teen Vogue.

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Researchers Discover New Path to Address Genetic Muscular Diseases | Scicasts

For decades, scientists have searched for treatments for myopathies — genetic muscular diseases such as muscular dystrophy and ALS, also called Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Angles on Achieving Happiness | Zocalo Magazine

Angles on Achieving Happiness | Zocalo Magazine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In a Downtown lecture series, five University of Arizona faculty members share how to utilize scientific research and ancient philosophies as tools for improving life.
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Fighting EMS shrimp disease in Mexico -- Cargill workshop to draw together academic researchers and industry | Sacramento (CA) Bee

Cargill's animal nutrition business, a global feed and nutrition company, is hosting a two-day workshop, Nov.

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UA Ag and Cardiology Profs Team Up to Make Impanted Devices 'Sticky' | UANews

UA researchers are testing nanotechnology to improve how cardiovascular implant devices are attached in the body.

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Patagonia Group Hopes to Restore Water Flow, Wildlife | Arizona Public Media

Patagonia Group Hopes to Restore Water Flow, Wildlife | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
They have introduced more than 2,600 plants this last year, all grown from seed, member of Borderlands Restoration.
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Grant has ADOT studying climate change impact on state transportation | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix)

Grant has ADOT studying climate change impact on state transportation | KTAR (Radio-Phoenix) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Grant has ADOT studying climate change impact on state transportation - Phoenix News at KTAR.com
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Arizona’s dairy farms lure yogurt and cheese makers | Arizona Republic

Arizona’s dairy farms lure yogurt and cheese makers | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Arizona’s dairy farms lure yogurt and cheese makers,Arizona’s got milk and its large desert dairy farms are attracting dairy-product companies to the state.
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A Living Desert Underground | UANews

A Living Desert Underground | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Hidden underneath the hilly grasslands studded with ocotillos and mesquite trees in southeastern Arizona lies a world shrouded in perpetual darkness: Kartchner Caverns, a limestone cave system renowned for its untouched cave formations, sculpted over millennia by groundwater dissolving the bedrock and carving out underground rooms, and passages that attract tourists from all over the world.

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Everything You Know About Your Personal Hygiene Is Wrong | Huffington Post

Everything You Know About Your Personal Hygiene Is Wrong | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Heads up, you're probably covered in bacteria and fecal matter right now. Pretty much all aspects of your daily routine tend to be disgusting and your hygiene habits are way worse than you think.
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UA McGuire Center Named Innovator of the Year | UANews

UA McGuire Center Named Innovator of the Year | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The University of Arizona's McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship won the Innovator of the Year award in the academia category at the Governor's Celebration of Innovation.

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"Pooh" saves "Tigger" | Arizona Daily Wildcat

"Pooh" saves "Tigger" | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Ashwin Naidu’s friends call him the Scat Man.

But the nickname isn’t a jab — he earned it after long nights in the lab studying tiger feces, which can tell him a lot about the species.

 

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Farming without soil | Agriculture.com

Farming without soil | Agriculture.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Many words related to agriculture in English go back to Latin, the language of the Romans. Examples are ager, terra, humus. Agriculture is related to ager (the field) and to terra or humus (the soil).
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Everything You Know About Your Personal Hygiene Is Wrong | Democratic Underground (Blog)

Heads up, you're probably covered in bacteria and fecal matter right now. 

Pretty much all aspects of your daily routine tend to be disgusting and your hygiene habits are way worse than you think. Although this list doesn't cover absolutely every way your life is a fungal-fueled fiasco, these are some of the more pressing habits you should probably address as soon as humanly possible. 

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Researchers Discover New Path to Address Genetic Muscular Diseases | Newswise

For decades, scientists have searched for treatments for myopathies — genetic muscular diseases such as muscular dystrophy and ALS, also called Lou Gehrig’s disease.
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It's a sting operation for bug professor | Arizona Daily Wildcat

It's a sting operation for bug professor | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Justin Schmidt has been stung by insects 150 times.

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