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Tucson tech: Desert shrub guayule may be new major source of natural rubber | Arizona Daily Star

Tucson tech: Desert shrub guayule may be new major source of natural rubber | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Twenty years ago, scientists at the University of Arizona began studying guayule, a small desert shrub farmed as a source of natural rubber.
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Bacteria are crawling all over, but a clean routine can lessen the gross-out factor | Southern Illinoisan (Carbondale, IL)

Bacteria are crawling all over, but a clean routine can lessen the gross-out factor | Southern Illinoisan (Carbondale, IL) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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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Computer Model Predicts when Viruses Become Infectious | eHealthServer

A new computer model could help scientists predict when a particular strain of avian influenza might become infectious from bird to human, according to a report to be published in the International Journal Data Mining and Bioinformatics.

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Computer model predicts when viruses become infectious | Medical Xpress

A new computer model could help scientists predict when a particular strain of avian influenza might become infectious from bird to human, according to a report to be published in the International Journal Data Mining and Bioinformatics.
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UA Camp Benefits Explorers of All Ages | UANews

UA Camp Benefits Explorers of All Ages | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The UA's James 4-H Camp and Outdoor Learning Center in the Prescott National Forest serves as a setting for staff retreats, UA research projects and children's summer camps.
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Univ. of Arizona to Receive USD 3 Mn from Yulex for Development of Guayule-based Rubber | SpecialChem

Yulex Corporation will provide the University of Arizona a $3 million, five-year grant focused on breeding and agronomic development of Guayule for the production biorubber of medical, consumer, and industrial applications.
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Bacteria’s crawling all over; adopt a clean routine | Miami (FL) Herald

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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High School "Citizen Scientists'" Work May Help Better Climate Models | Nature

High School "Citizen Scientists'" Work May Help Better Climate Models | Nature | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A bunch of school students with help from researchers at the University of Arizona have published a paper in the American Journal of Botany that may help better climate models.
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Pathogen Causing EMS Disease in Shrimp Now Identified | Fish Site (UK)

GLOBAL - After months of investigation by a research team led by Donald Lighter at the University of Arizona, the elusive pathogen causing early mortality syndrome (EMS), an emerging shrimp disease in Southeast Asia more technically known as acute...
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Investigan cómo prevenir el ingreso del HLB | La Gaceta (Argentina)

Investigan cómo prevenir el ingreso del HLB | La Gaceta (Argentina) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Dos universidades de EEUU cuentan con el presupuesto. Estudios a cargo de Arizona.
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Cause of Shrimp Early Mortality Syndrome Found | Silobreaker.com

Core Tip: After months of investigation by a research team led by Donald Lighter at the University of Arizona, the elusive pathogen causing early mortality syndrome (EMS) at shrimp farms in Southeast Asia has been identified.

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Cause Of EMS Shrimp Disease Identified | Silobreaker.com

After months of investigation by a research team led by Donald Lighter at the University of Arizona, USA, the elusive pathogen causing early mortality syndrome (EMS), an emerging shrimp disease in Southeast Asia more technically known as acute hepatopancreatic necrosis syndrome (AHPNS), has been identified.

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Engineering team's fish wins UA design award | Arizona Daily Star

Engineering team's fish wins UA design award | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A remote-controlled robotic fish featuring ultra-fine sensor controls and high-definition video won the Best Overall Design award Tuesday at the University of Arizona's 11th annual Engineering Design Day.
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Tales from the Morgue: A plague of grasshoppers | Arizona Daily Star

Tucson is probably a rest stop for many who pass through on the way east or west, but it seems unlikely the proud residents of the Old Pueblo ever expected
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Commercial pomegranates take root in Arizona | Western Farm Press

Commercial pomegranates take root in Arizona | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

With the latest "Star Trek" movie coming to theaters, the famous ‘Trekkie’ phrase “Where No Man Has Gone Before” certainly applies to Arizona pomegranate growers Marshall Turley and Larry Romney.

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Computer may predict infectious influenza | Health24

Computer may predict infectious influenza | Health24 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new computer model may predict when viruses become infectious.
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Predicting infectious influenza | ScienceDaily

A new computer model could help scientists predict when a particular strain of avian influenza might become infectious from bird to human, according to a new report.
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A Bad Day Can Ruin a Good Relationship | Prevention

A Bad Day Can Ruin a Good Relationship | Prevention | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
We’ve all been there: your boss was in a terrible mood, you broke every piece of technology you touched, and to top it off, your commute home was twice as long as normal.
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Yulex funds university’s 5-year rubber research on Guayule | Rubber Journal Asia

Yulex funds university’s 5-year rubber research on Guayule | Rubber Journal Asia | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

THE UNIVERSITY of Arizona (UA) receives a US$3 million grant from Yulex Corp for research on breeding the guayule plant to produce biorubber for medical and other applications

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Garden tomato update: time to check for pests on the plants | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ)

Garden tomato update: time to check for pests on the plants | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande, AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
If you have tomatoes in your garden, now is a good time to carefully check those vines for potential problems.
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UA Receives $3M Grant For Sustainable Bio-Rubber Production | Tech Launch Arizona

UA Receives $3M Grant For Sustainable Bio-Rubber Production | Tech Launch Arizona | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA Distinguished Professor Dennis Ray will lead the effort of breeding guayule, a rubber-producing plant suited for arid environments, to achieve higher yields and reduced harvest cycle time.
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Identifican al patógeno causante de los brotes de EMS | Fish Information and Services

Identifican al patógeno causante de los brotes de EMS | Fish Information and Services | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Un equipo de investigación de la Universidad de Arizona que desde hace tiempo realiza estudios sobre el síndrome de mortalidad temprana (EMS) finalmente logró determinar que el patógeno que causa esta enfermedad al langostino es un agente bacteriano.

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Cause of Shrimp Early Mortality Syndrome Found | Global FoodMate

After months of investigation by a research team led by Donald Lighter at the University of Arizona, the elusive pathogen causing early mortality syndrome (EMS) at shrimp farms in Southeast Asia has been identified.
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Cause Of EMS Shrimp Disease Identified | Aquafeed.com

After months of investigation by a research team led by Donald Lighter at the University of Arizona, USA, the elusive pathogen causing early mortality syndrome (EMS), an emerging shrimp disease in Southeast Asia more technically known as acute hepatopancreatic necrosis syndrome (AHPNS), has been identified.

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Nothing Fishy About Success of UA Engineering Design Day 2013 | Arizona Engineer

Nothing Fishy About Success of UA Engineering Design Day 2013 | Arizona Engineer | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The University of Arizona's Engineering Design Day gets bigger and better every year. This year more than 300 engineering seniors presented about 60 faculty-, industry- and club-sponsored projects, a number of which were nearly ready to make their debut in real life.

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