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Generating A Genome To Feed The World

Generating A Genome To Feed The World

By Shelley Littin, University of Arizona An international team of scientists led by the UA has sequenced the genome of African rice. The genetic information will enhance scientists' and agriculturalists' understanding of the growing...

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2014-07-29 12:39:20

Millions of abuse victims to find help faster, better than before. DENVER, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) and Theresa's Fund, an Arizona-based private family foundation, have formed a partnership to launch domesticshelters.org, a new website that will provide abuse victims, their friends and family, and agencies, with the most comprehensive, searchable database housing more than 300,000 data points on more than 3,000...

2014-07-28 13:07:01

American College of Emergency Physicians A new system that sent patients to designated cardiac receiving centers dramatically increased the survival rate of victims of sudden cardiac arrest in Arizona, according to a study published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine (Statewide Regionalization of Postarrest Care for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Association With Survival and Neurologic Outcome). “We knew lives would be saved if the hospitals implemented the latest...

2014-07-28 08:33:41

TEMPE, Ariz., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProTek Devices has introduced a new family of multi-line low-capacitance (5pF) transient voltage suppressor (TVS) arrays that provide board-level circuit protection in applications including wireless and telecommunications equipment, customer premise equipment (CPE), T1/E1, and more. The SMP6LLC05-2P - SMP6LLC12-2P series consist of three TVS array components offered with three varying minimum breakdown voltages. The SMP6LLC05-2P has a...

2014-07-28 08:21:29

-- Growing demand for qualified diesel technicians prompted expansion to new Lisle campus -- SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute (NYSE: UTI), the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians, announced the official expansion of Daimler Trucks North America's (DTNA) Finish First training program to its new campus in Lisle,...

2014-07-25 23:02:16

Hastings and Hastings, a personal injury law firm offering discount attorney’s fees with regard to personal injury claims, announces free initial consultations. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Hastings and Hastings, a personal injury law firm offering discount attorney’s fees with regard to personal injury claims, announces free initial consultations. Hastings and Hastings provide a wide range of legal services for those that have been injured as a result of the negligence of...

2014-07-25 08:28:07

- Experiential Partnership Brings One of the World's Most Successful Video Game Franchises of All Time1 to Major Markets Nationwide for 4th Consecutive Year - TEMPE, Ariz., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GameTruck Licensing, LLC announced today that it will bring Skylanders Trap Team(TM), the newest installment to the Skylanders® franchise to fans this summer through a nationwide tour with Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. The...

2014-07-25 04:20:20

Dr. Subramaniam Rajan Joins as Director of Research & Development TEMPE, Ariz., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Armor Designs, Inc. (LSE: ADID)("Armor" or the "Company"), a leading designer, integrator and manufacturer of body armor solutions for military, government and commercial use, today announces recent organizational changes. Dr. Subramaniam ("Subby") Rajan, currently a professor and Director of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU), has joined...

2014-07-24 23:12:48

Shamangelic Healing with Anahata, Sedona’s Center for Shamanic Healing and Spiritual Awakening, Announces the Addition of October Dates for Courses in Energy, Empowerment, Spiritual Connection, Healing Tools & Modalities and Shamanic Wisdom Training Courses. Sedona, AZ (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Due to enhanced demand, Sedona Arizona’s premier center for Shamanic Healing and Spiritual Awakening has just added new fall dates for Courses in Empowerment, Awakening, Energy Fundamentals,...

2014-07-23 23:12:49

Fast-growing telehealth company MeMD recently announced Dr. Nicholas Lorenzo as its new Chief Medical Officer, bringing over 25 years of healthcare experience to the telemedicine service provider. Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Online medical service provider MeMD has appointed Dr. Nicholas Lorenzo as its new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Lorenzo joins the MeMD executive team with over 25 years of healthcare experience. “I am thrilled to be a part of this remote treatment model,...

2014-07-23 23:10:11

TeraGanix, Inc., a Texas-based company that provides farming and gardening supplies, has recently opened a second production center in Casa Grande, Arizona. The new facility, which began selling Ag1000™ along with several other EM-1 based products on July 7th, 2014, allows TeraGanix to offer greater convenience and accessibility to its customers on the west coast. Casa Grande, Arizona (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 TeraGanix has recently announced the opening of its second production facility in...


Latest Arizona Reference Libraries

Arizona Pine, Pinus arizonica
2014-04-18 10:05:00

Arizona pine (Pinus arizonica) is found in the United States in northern Mexico, southeast Arizona, southwest New Mexico, and western Texas. The Arizona pine closely resembles the Ponderosa Pine found growing in the Sierra Madre Occidental in Arizona south to Durango, CO. The Arizona pine grows in high elevations from 5906-8038 feet. It is a medium to tall pine growing to heights of 82-114.8 feet tall with a trunk diameter of up to 3 feet 11 inches. The bark on young trees is dark brown...

Prescott National Forest
2013-12-30 12:34:28

The Prescott National Forest is a 1.25 million acre United States National Forest that is located in north central Arizona within the vicinity of Prescott. The forest can be found in the mountains southwest of Flagstaff and north of Phoenix in Yavapai County, with a minute portion stretching into southwestern Coconino County. The administrative offices are located in Prescott and the local ranger district offices are located in Chino Valley, Camp Verde, and Prescott. This forest includes Lynx...

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2013-11-01 16:08:30

Kaibab National Forest is located in Arizona and borders the Grand Canyon in the north and south. It was established in 1909 and is separated into two areas known as the North Kaibab Ranger District and the South Kaibab Ranger District. The Grand Canyon forms a natural boundary between the two districts, which make up about 1.6 million acres of land. The elevations in the forest vary between 5,500 feet and 10,418 feet. This national forest holds four designated wilderness areas including...

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
2013-11-01 09:56:20

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest is a 2.76 million acre United States National Forest which runs along the Mogollon Rim and the White Mountains in east-central Arizona and extending into the U.S. state of New Mexico. Both forests are managed as one unit by USDA Forest Service from the forest headquarters in Springerville, Arizona. It has over 400 species of wildlife. With its high elevation and cool summer breezes, it is a popular weekend destination from the hot desert for Phoenix,...

Coconino National Forest
2013-10-15 09:37:43

Coconino National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Arizona in the United States. This national forest contains 1.856-million acres of land and is separated into three districts, known as the Flagstaff District, the Red Rock District, and the Mogollon Rim District. All of which differ in geography and environment. It surrounds the cities of Flagstaff and Sedona and is bordered by four different national forests, including Tonto National Forest along the southern...

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