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Swap cloth for disinfectant wipes to cut food poisoning risk by 99% | Daily Mail (UK)

Swap cloth for disinfectant wipes to cut food poisoning risk by 99% | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Scientists at the University of Arizona found they could reduce the risk of campylobacter food poisoning by up to 99 per cent when using disinfectant wipes after preparing poultry.
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'Machine gun' beetle fires streams of searing hot spray from its back | Daily Mail (UK)

'Machine gun' beetle fires streams of searing hot spray from its back | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The beetle's behaviour (pictured) has been caught on camera by Wendy Moore and her colleagues at the University of Arizona.
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How sitting in a hot tent could help ease depression | Daily Mail (UK)

How sitting in a hot tent could help ease depression | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The treatment, known as hyperthermia, is already used in mainstream medicine as a treatment for certain cancers, such as bladder cancer.
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The most unhygeinic thing about your hotel room? The remote control | Daily Mail (UK)

The most unhygeinic thing about your hotel room? The remote control | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Using an ultraviolet backlight to show up dirt unseen by the human eye, they uncovered suspicious stains throughout the room, such as on a sofa and a curtain.


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Eight top tips to a having healthy and germ-free flight | Daily Mail (UK)

Eight top tips to a having healthy and germ-free flight | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sitting in a closed environment for hours on end at 30,000 ft can wreck havoc on your health. Here, with a little expert help, we run through some of the best tips to having a healthy journey.
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Divorce linked to high blood pressure: Relationship break-ups could increase chances of heart attacks, strokes and kidney damage | Daily Mail (UK)

Divorce linked to high blood pressure: Relationship break-ups could increase chances of heart attacks, strokes and kidney damage | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Research carried out in America shows divorce could also cause dangerous increases in blood pressure, leading to serious illness.
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Compound found in oregano 'may help ward off the winter vomiting bug' | Daily Mail (UK)

Compound found in oregano 'may help ward off the winter vomiting bug' | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Researchers at the University of Arizona found carvacrol strips the norovirus of its tough outer protein coat making it easier to destroy.

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When is it OK to call in sick? More often than you think | Daily Mail (UK)

When is it OK to call in sick? More often than you think | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

They are the bane of many office worker - colleagues who come in coughing and spluttering when they should really be in bed.

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Being MORE selfish is the key to a successful relationship, claims research | Daily Mail (UK)

Being MORE selfish is the key to a successful relationship, claims research | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Doing nice things for your partner when you don't feel like it can damage your relationship, according to research from the University of Arizona.
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Just one sick person in the office means HALF of the communal surfaces are contaminated by lunchtime | Daily Mail (UK)

Some of the likeliest germ hotpots include doorknobs, photocopier and lift buttons, say University of Arizona researchers.
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The kitchen sponge is 200,000 times dirtier than a toilet seat - and could even lead to PARALYSIS | Daily Mail (UK)

The kitchen sponge is 200,000 times dirtier than a toilet seat - and could even lead to PARALYSIS | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Experts have linked germs found on sponges, cloths and chopping boards with a bacteria which can cause Guillain-Barre syndrome, which can lead to loss of movement.
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Is this the most disgusting bet ever? Video shows kid licking entire NYC subway handrail for $1 | Daily Mail (UK)

Is this the most disgusting bet ever? Video shows kid licking entire NYC subway handrail for $1 | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
One young man with very low hygiene standards and an even lower price has been caught on video licking the entire length of a New York subway handrail from top to bottom for only $1.
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Why sanitising on our holidays is vital to stay healthy | Daily Mail (UK)

Why sanitising on our holidays is vital to stay healthy | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
New statistics show that luggage comes into contact with up to 80million bacteria before reaching your hotel, while germs are also prevalent in plane cabins.
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Could a dog kiss be GOOD for you? Canine germs may act 'as probiotic' | Daily Mail (UK)

Could a dog kiss be GOOD for you? Canine germs may act 'as probiotic' | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Scientists at the University of Arizona believe that the microbes living in a dog's gut could have a similar effect to probiotic yogurts, boosting their immune systems and protecting against illness.
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New research shows the aisle seat is the most germiest on a plane | Daily Mail (UK)

New research shows the aisle seat is the most germiest on a plane | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A microbiologist from the University of Arizona has presented findings that show sitting in the aisle makes you the most vulnerable to being contaminated by germs on a plane.
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The tongue taste map is WRONG, say scientists | Daily Mail (UK)

The tongue taste map is WRONG, say scientists | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In school we're taught that our tongues have specific areas that are susceptible to different tastes: salty, bitter, sour, sweet or savoury. But scientists say that is a myth, and they’ve found that each of the several thousand sensors on our tongue can recognise any of the tastes.

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Genetic breakthrough could help create broccoli that is less bitter | Daily Mail (UK)

Genetic breakthrough could help create broccoli that is less bitter | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Arizona researchers say they have unraveled the genetic code of the rapeseed plant, and say it could lead to better tasting vegetables.
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Could microbes be lying dormant on Mars? | Daily Mail (UK)

Could microbes be lying dormant on Mars? | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Theory, by scientists from Arizona and the Netherlands. is based on evidence that Mars was hit by a huge flood millions of years in which microbes were 'frozen' in time.
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Compound found in oregano 'may help ward off the winter vomiting bug' | Daily Mail (UK)

Compound found in oregano 'may help ward off the winter vomiting bug' | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Arizona found carvacrol strips the norovirus of its tough outer protein coat making it easier to destroy.
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Saying 'yes dear' is NOT enough! How men can't fool a woman during a lovers' tiff by agreeing with her | Daily Mail (UK)

Researchers from The University of Arizona assessed the communication styles of 44 heterosexual couples focusing on the differences between the sexes.
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Cows really can predict the rain. Scientists prove they are more likely to lie down when the weather is cold | Daily Mail (UK)

Cows really can predict the rain. Scientists prove they are more likely to lie down when the weather is cold | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Universities of Arizona and Northern Missouri have found that cows are affected by the weather and are more likely to lie down in cold weather and stand up when it is warm.
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Citrus crops suffer and lettuce prices double as bitter cold continues to grip the western U.S. | Daily Mail (UK)

Freezing weather has extended into a fifth day in western states. Citrus growers are using wind machines to keep warm air circulating, but it isn't so easy with lettuce, and costs are soaring.
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The astonishing Californian millipede with 750 legs | Daily Mail (UK)

The astonishing Californian millipede with 750 legs | Daily Mail (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
lllacme plenipes is found at a handful of sites in California.
Females have up to an astounding 750 legs, outclassing the males who only have a maximum leg count of 562, the Arizona researchers found.
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