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The Real Reason for Flowers: Not Just For Valentine's Day | Patch

The Real Reason for Flowers: Not Just For Valentine's Day | Patch | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Davis, CA - “Give someone flowers, and they flash a genuine Duchenne smile," says UC Davis-trained entomologist.
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UA Experts Available for Comment on Zika Virus | UANews

UA Experts Available for Comment on Zika Virus | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona has created a Web page to assist members of the media in their coverage of the Zika virus. Images, video and more can be found at: https://uanews.arizona.edu/zika. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported the first case of locally acquired Zika virus in the United States, in Texas. Brazil has reported the most cases, sparking concerns because the nation will be hosting the Olympic Games in August.
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UA Researcher Studies Mosquitoes in Search of Clues | UANews

UA Researcher Studies Mosquitoes in Search of Clues | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Michael Riehle, associate professor in the Department of Entomology at the University of Arizona, talks about his research on the mosquitoes that transmit malaria (Anopheles) and dengue fever (Aedes aegypti). The latter type also carries the Zika virus. Discoveries from Riehle's lab could lead to the prevention and treatment of mosquito-borne diseases.
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UA professors hope mosquito study provides clues to stopping Zika virus

UA professors hope mosquito study provides clues to stopping Zika virus | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Arizona Gardeners: Controlling insects on winter vegetables

Arizona Gardeners: Controlling insects on winter vegetables | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
If you are growing lettuce, turnips, broccoli, cauliflower and other winter vegetables in your garden, you will want to keep a careful watch for insect pests.
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What If All of Earth's Insects Keeled Over?

What If All of Earth's Insects Keeled Over? | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Sure mosquito bites and insect-carried diseases would be out of the picture, but without these pesky six-legged critters, the world as we know would not exist. In fact, we may not exist.
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Slippery Rock Gazette | Bee Stings & Research that Makes You Go ‘Huh?’ Win 2015 Ig Nobels

A Cornell University graduate student who allowed honeybees to sting him in 25 places and a group of scientists who concluded it’s possible for one man to father 888 children are among the winners of this year’s Ig Nobels, which honor the humorous and ridiculous side of scientific research.
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Arizona's initiative played part in latest Nobel Prize in medicine

Arizona's initiative played part in latest Nobel Prize in medicine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
University of Arizona rightly invested in life-saving research.
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Garden Sage: Banana trees, wood-boring beetles and an elderly ocotillo

Garden Sage: Banana trees, wood-boring beetles and an elderly ocotillo | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
How high can they grow—a banana tree to a Mexican fan palm and an ocotillo.
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UA butterfly researcher gets White House invitation | Arizona Daily Star

Katy Prudic co-directs eButterfly, which taps into a vast potential army of nature watchers.
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Scientists honored with Ig Nobels for unique research | Indiana Gazette

Scientists honored with Ig Nobels for unique research | Indiana Gazette | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A Cornell University graduate student who allowed honeybees to sting him in 25 places and a group of scientists who concluded it’s possible for one man to father 888 children are among the winners of this year’s Ig Nobels, which honor humorous scientific achievement.
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Stinging research leads to swell day for UA professor | Arizona Daily Star

Stinging research leads to swell day for UA professor | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA adjunct professor shares Ig Nobel prize by creating bug sting pain scale.
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The 2015 Ig Nobel Prize Winners Include a Researcher Who | freenewspos.com

The 2015 Ig Nobel Prize Winners Include a Researcher Who | freenewspos.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Chemists Joost Bonsen and Daniel Roseberg perform at the 2007 Ig Nobel Prize ceremony. That year, prizes included a literally bottomless bowl of soup, a net that drops on bank robbers, and vanilla made from cow dung. - freenewspos
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The Real Reason for Flowers: Not Just for Valentine's Day | Patch

The Real Reason for Flowers: Not Just for Valentine's Day | Patch | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Berkeley, CA - "Pollinated blossoms turn into nutritious fruits and seeds; these invaluable foodstuffs keep the world’s 7.2 billion people from starving."
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The real reason for flowers isn’t just for Valentine’s Day

The real reason for flowers isn’t just for Valentine’s Day | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
We Americans will be gifting one another with some 200 million flowers on Valentine’s Day, but that’s not the “real reason for flowers,” says UC Davis-trained entomologist Stephen Buchmann of Tucson, Ariz., author of the ne
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The Zika mosquito is here; not the virus

The Zika mosquito is here; not the virus | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Combination of factors could keep Arizona free of the scary disease.
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Growing Up With the AZ Insect Festival

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Kids love bugs. They're tiny, which makes them easy to interact with, and they behave so differently from bigger creatures in the world around them. Observing insects is one of the ways many children begin to express their curiosity about the world at large. The Arizona Insect Festival, put on in September by the University of Arizona, offers children a chance to explore their interest in bugs. From that, they develop a love for science and an understanding of our natural world.
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UA Celebrates Special Honors for Four Faculty Members | UANews

UA Celebrates Special Honors for Four Faculty Members | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

A newly minted Regents' Professor, a University Distinguished Professor and two University Distinguished Outreach Faculty were formally recognized and celebrated by the University of Arizona on Wednesday.

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Awards and Accolades | UA@Work

Awards and Accolades | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Bruce Tabashnik, Regents' Professor and head of the Department of Entomology at the UA, has received the Entomological Society of America's Nan-Yao Su Award for innovation and creativity in entomology.

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Yellow-orange blotches on palo verde

Yellow-orange blotches on palo verde | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Q: The bark of my palo verde tree had yellow-orange blotches on it about six inches in length just about everywhere. I noticed that there is a hole in what
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The Buzz on Research - YouTube

UA entomologists help educate the public on insect-related issues through outreach and research. The Pima Country Cooperative Extension and UA Insect Collect...
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Arizona's rains: Monsoon, moths, militia, and me | The Independent (UK)

Arizona's rains: Monsoon, moths, militia, and me | The Independent (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Before the monsoon rains lured me to southern Arizona, I had never been shot at. Nor had I seen wild rattlesnakes or the double-barrelled mandibles of a sun spider. Certainly, I'd never been tailed by border-control vigilantes or encountered a famous entomologist in a ghost town.
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Everyone's Favorite Crawl Space | UANews

The Arizona Insect Festival, held in the Grand Ballroom of the University of Arizona's Student Union Memorial Center, provides a weekend-afternoon celebration of southern Arizona's bugs and the scientists who study them. The annual festival is put on by the Department of Entomology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
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Research on stings, fathering 888 kids awarded Ig Nobels | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

BOSTON — A Cornell University graduate student who allowed honeybees to sting him in 25 places and a group of scientists who concluded it’s possible for one man to father 888 children are among the winners of this year’s Ig Nobels, which honor humorous scientific achievement.
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Michael Smith, who allowed honeybees to sting him in 25 places, among winners of this year's Ig Nobels | Maine News Online

Michael Smith, who allowed honeybees to sting him in 25 places, among winners of this year's Ig Nobels | Maine News Online | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In this year's Ig Nobels a Cornell University graduate student who allowed honeybees sting him in 25 places and a team of scientists who came to a conclusion that it's possible for a man to father 888 children were honored. They were among the winners of Ig Nobels, which honors humorous scientific achievement.
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