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Pima County Will Pay $284K to Protect Lizards at Construction Site | ENR Southwest (Phoenix, AZ)

Pima County will spend $284,000 to save horned lizards and other critters from an untimely and premature squishing at a west-side construction site.

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Soap Dispensers: Preventing Cross-Contamination | CleanLink

Dr. Charles Gerba, aka “Dr. Germ,” an environmental microbiologist at the University of Arizona, sampled bulk soap from 541 dispensers in five cities across the United States. The study, published in the March 2011 issue of the “Journal of Environmental Health,” found that 24.8 percent of the samples contained significant levels of bacteria, including coliform bacteria, found in 15.9 percent of samples.

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UA Researcher Leads Statewide Effort on Autism Education, Early Intervention | UANews

Ann Mastergeorge, UA associate professor of family studies and human development, is leading a statewide effort to educate parents, health-care providers and other professionals about how to identify the signs of autism in very young children and...
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Multi-toxin biotech crops not silver bullets, scientists warn | AgroTimes

Multi-toxin biotech crops not silver bullets, scientists warn | AgroTimes | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Crucial assumptions underlying multi-toxin crops don't always apply, a University of Arizona study shows.
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UA-Developed App Warns Drivers of Dust Storm Danger | UA main page feature

UA-Developed App Warns Drivers of Dust Storm Danger | UA main page feature | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Springtime is near, and with it the start of dust storm season in the southwestern United States.
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Study finds that newlyweds who are satisfied with marriage are more likely to gain weight | Innovations Report

Findings challenge notion that quality relationships always benefit health, indicating that satisfied spouses gain weight over time because they may be less motivated to attract an alternative mate
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Plants to Climate Change: Go Ahead, Bring on Drought—We Dare You | Take Part

Plants to Climate Change: Go Ahead, Bring on Drought—We Dare You | Take Part | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

A new study has found that various communities of plants around the world, from forests to grasslands, all respond better to drought better than previously known. As rainfall decreases, plants use water more efficiently. But they also approach a point of "diminishing returns" beyond which their efficiency plummets, and they become more likely to die out, said University of Arizona researcher Guillermo Ponce-Campos.

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Ch-ch-chia: Little seeds packed with nutrients | News Tribune (Tacoma, WA)

Ch-ch-chia: Little seeds packed with nutrients | News Tribune (Tacoma, WA) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
What if you could get a good amount of nutrition and feel satisfied, all from a tiny seed?
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Exploring Urban Agriculture, Meeting Educational Needs in Controlled Environment Agriculture (Resource Magazine)

Exploring Urban Agriculture, Meeting Educational Needs in Controlled Environment Agriculture (Resource Magazine) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

This special issue of Resource presents urban agriculture as one promising path toward the goal of feeding our planet's growing, and increasingly urban, population.

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Little seeds packed with nutrients find a welcome place in host of recipes | The Olympian (Olympia, WA)

Little seeds packed with nutrients find a welcome place in host of recipes | The Olympian (Olympia, WA) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
What if you could get a good amount of nutrition and feel satisfied, all from a tiny seed?
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Chia seeds have gone from novelty to superfood | Daily Herald (Everett, WA)

What if you could get a good amount of nutrition and feel satisfied all from a tiny seed?Think ch-ch-ch-chia.Most of us remember that ...
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Gross out: Bacteria crawling all over, but a clean routine can lessen the ick | Star-Telegram (Ft. Worth, TX)

Given how often they're on the floor, occasionally inside a public restroom, it should come as no surprise that a third of women's purses crawl with E. coli.
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Multi-toxin biotech crops not silver bullets, scientists warn | ScienceDaily

The widely used strategy of endowing crops with redundant toxins to fend off pests rests on flawed assumptions, researchers have discovered.
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25 fast and easy ways to get healthier | CNN

25 fast and easy ways to get healthier | CNN | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Use these little everyday moves that will keep you feeling great.
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Champion chia | Mail Tribune (Medford, OR)

Champion chia | Mail Tribune (Medford, OR) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The "pudding" that nutrition consultant Tiazza Rose prepares is quicker than any packaged powder.
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Retailers Mull Online Vs. Store Strategies | Arizona Illustrated (TV)

Retailers Mull Online Vs. Store Strategies | Arizona Illustrated (TV) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
As e-commerce grows, businesses adjust, consumer scientist says
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Clean routine helps lick the ick | The Blade (Toledo, OH)

Given how often they’re on the floor, occasionally inside a public restroom, it should come as no surprise that a third of women’s purses crawl with E. coli.
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GE Industry Practice of 'Stacking' Insecticides Called into Question by Researchers | eNews Park Forest

Given the rise of target plant and animal pests that resistant to the tactics of the biotechnology industry, companies that produce genetically engineered (GE) crops have begun producing plants with “stacked” traits.
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Marriage can threaten health: Study finds satisfied newlyweds more likely to gain weight | ScienceDaily

A study of 169 newlywed couples finds that spouses who are more satisfied with their marriage are more likely to gain weight because they are less likely to consider divorce and thus find a new partner.
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Marriage can harm your health | Ghana Web

New findings challenge notion that quality relationships always benefit health, indicating that satisfied spouses gain weight over time because they may be less motivated to attract an alternative mate

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Bacteria are all over, but a clean routine can lessen the ick | Tampa Bay (FL) Times

It's a dirty world we're living in, and often our germiest encounters are not where we expect them. Not all germs are harmful, and healthy bodies can resist many illnesses.
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Multi-toxin biotech crops not silver bullets | Seed Daily

Multi-toxin biotech crops not silver bullets | Seed Daily | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tucson AZ (SPX) Apr 04, 2013 - A strategy widely used to prevent pests from quickly adapting to crop-protecting toxins may fail in some cases unless better preventive actions are taken, suggests new research by University of Ariz...
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Chia seeds pack satisfying nutritional punch into tiny package | Visalia (CA) Times

What if you could get a good amount of nutrition and feel satisfied all from a tiny seed?

 

Think ch-ch-ch-chia.

 

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Pima County will pay $284,000 to protect lizards at construction site | Arizona Daily Star

Pima County will pay $284,000 to protect lizards at construction site | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Pima County will spend $284,000 to save horned lizards and other critters from an untimely and premature squishing at a west-side construction site.
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Chia seeds pack satisfying nutritional punch into tiny package | Black Mountain (NC) News

What if you could get a good amount of nutrition and feel satisfied all from a tiny seed?
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