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Watch Out for Your Co-Workers This Cold-and-Flu Season | WAFB (TV-Roswell, GA)

Why? They feel they're "essential" or have too much on their plates. A survey released today by Kimberly-Clark Professional found that 59 percent of people go to work when they're sick. Three in 10 said it was because they were too important to the business operation, which prompts the question: Are their germs essential too?

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Watch Out for Your Co-Workers This Cold-and-Flu Season | Cincinnati (OH) Business Courier

Cold-and-flu season is notoriously unpredictable, but there's one thing you can count on: People will get sick. And when they do, many will bring their germs to work, putting others at risk. 

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Watch Out for Your Co-Workers This Cold-and-Flu Season | Reuters

Watch Out for Your Co-Workers This Cold-and-Flu Season
Survey finds some feel they are indispensable and can't miss work when they're sick
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Are Farmers to Blame for Resistant Pests? | Insider Monkey (Blog)

A study conducted earlier this summer by the University of Arizona discovered that five of the 13 major agricultural pests had developed resistance to...
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Are Farmers to Blame for Resistant Pests? | Motley Fool

Are Farmers to Blame for Resistant Pests? | Motley Fool | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Motley Fool - Monsanto and its peers get plenty of blame for GM crop blunders, but it's tough to rule against them on resistant pests.
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TUSD students to get yogurt upgrade | Arizona Daily Star

Next week, some Tucson students will have a new option in the cafeteria. The Tucson Unified School District will swap out its regular yogurt for a Greek version as part
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University Coalition Awarded $50 Million To Advance Cyerinfrastructure Research | AgriMarketing.com

The renewal grant for the iPlant Collaborative, with partner sites at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at the University of Texas, Austin; Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) in New York, and University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), will allow scientists around the world to use proven computational tools to analyze very large datasets to efficiently address questions of global importance, advancing the understanding of biology beyond which any individual research group is capable. 

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Year of the community hero | Douglas (AZ) Dispatch

Just as it took many partnerships to make the C.A.R.E. Fair a success, the same could be said of after-school and summer programs at DUSD.

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The Failing Freezer: How Soil Microbes Affect Global Climate | UANews

The Failing Freezer: How Soil Microbes Affect Global Climate | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $3.9 million to an international collaboration led by University of Arizona ecologists Scott Saleska and Virginia Rich to study how microbes release greenhouse gases as they access nutrients in thawing permafrost soils under the influence of a warmer climate.

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Historic Park's Pond Drying Because of Drought | Arizona Public Media

Distinctive desert-meets-swamp characteristic of Tucson's Agua Caliente Park is slowly disappearing.
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$50 million NSF grant to advance cyberinfrastructure for big data in life sciences | Phys.org

$50 million NSF grant to advance cyberinfrastructure for big data in life sciences | Phys.org | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Phys.org Science News Wire : $50 million NSF grant to advance cyberinfrastructure for big data in life sciences -- a press release is provided to you ìas isî with little or no review from Phys.org staff.
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Researchers Use Social Media to Study Nutrition Patterns | Arizona Public Media

Researchers Use Social Media to Study Nutrition Patterns | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Survey participants used Twitter to document everything they ate and drank, and why, for 3 days.
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The right-wing heiress who changed course in the desert | High Country News

The setting was low-key, a straw-bale house on a historic northern Arizona ranch, with Western landscape art on the walls. Yet for 17 years beginning in the early 1990s, the annual Straw Bale Forums at the Hat Ranch attracted many prominent Arizonan politicians, conservation leaders and academics.

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Watch Out for Your Co-Workers This Cold-and-Flu Season | Yahoo! Finance

Watch Out for Your Co-Workers This Cold-and-Flu Season | Yahoo! Finance | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

A cough, a sneeze, an unwashed hand touching an elevator button, stair railing, ATM machine or other "hot spot" in an office or other location – that's all it takes to spread cold and flu germs. Viruses on surfaces like sink faucets and door handles can spread rapidly, especially in public places, and studies have shown that workers are exposed to illness-causing bacteria right in their own break rooms, as well as elsewhere around the office.

 
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Watch Out for Your Co-Workers This Cold-and-Flu Season | KCOY (TV-Santa Maria, CA)

Cold-and-flu season is notoriously unpredictable, but there's one thing you can count on: People will get sick. And when they do, many will bring their germs to work, putting others at risk. 

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Watch Out for Your Co-Workers This Cold-and-Flu Season | SYS-CON Media

Cold-and-flu season is notoriously unpredictable, but there's one thing you can count on: People will get sick. And when they do, many will bring their germs to work, putting others at risk. 

 

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Dry Nevada seeing green in indoor farming | Daily Legal News (Youngstown, OH)

Don't be fooled by the electric green foliage and pungent scents at Ken Kesick's farm. It's not like most farms you've ever seen.

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Are Farmers to Blame for Resistant Pests? | DailyFinance

Are Farmers to Blame for Resistant Pests? | DailyFinance | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Western Corn Rootworm is one of the five agricultural pests that have developed resistance to GM crops. Source: Wikimedia
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Public restroom soap may be dirtier than toilet water | WWSW (Radio-Pittsburgh, PA)

Public restroom soap may be dirtier than toilet water | WWSW (Radio-Pittsburgh, PA) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Contaminated soap oftentimes contains so much fecal matter that it leaves your hands dirtier than before you washed them
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Is the five-second rule a myth? | StarTribune (Minneapolis, MN)

Everyone has heard of the five-second rule
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Could child beauty pageants be banned in the USA? | USA Today

The world of beauty queens and pageants was in the hot seat last week, and not just because of the racist online comments hurled at Nina Davuluri after she became the first woman of Indian descent to be named Miss America.

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County spent money to buy land but not care for it, so maintenance costs are piling up | Arizona Daily Star

County spent money to buy land but not care for it, so maintenance costs are piling up | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Monitoring and management are needed both to protect taxpayers' investment in open space and to meet the federal legal requirements of the county's conservation programs.
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The world at night – blacklighting: how it works and some amazing photos | Scientific American

The world at night – blacklighting: how it works and some amazing photos | Scientific American | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Eran Levin is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Arizona. His research is with hawk moths, but catching them means that he gets to see ...
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Pima County, UA Working to Eradicate Invasive Bullfrogs | Arizona Public Media

Pima County, UA Working to Eradicate Invasive Bullfrogs | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Species has been threatening native frogs, toads, wildlife in central Tucson restoration area.
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UA-Led Research Collaborative Awarded $50M to Advance Cyberinfrastructure for the Life Sciences | UANews

The National Science Foundation has awarded $50 million to a multi-institution collaborative headquartered at the University of Arizona's BIO5 Institute to create a national cyberinfrastructure for the biological sciences.

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