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Saturday | High Times

The Clinic: Arizona Adds PTSD to MedCan Conditions

Just a week after University of Arizona researcher Sue Sisley was fired from her job , effectively shutting down crucial, federally approved research into the potential of cannabis as a treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder , the state of Arizona officially added the condition to the list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Saturday | Planetizen

Festivities Greet Weekend Opening of Tucson Sun Link Streetcar

A whole weekend of festivities will welcome its opening. "Stretching from the University of Arizona, down 4th Avenue and through Downtown to the Mercado District on the West Side, restaurants, clubs and businesses along the line of the new Sun Link streetcar will mark the opening of the route with a weekend of dozens of events, from the ... (more)

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Saturday | American Forests

Forest Digest - Week of July 21

"Urban heat boosts some pest populations 200-fold, killing red maples" - Phys.Org Some invasive species like it hot - especially the gloomy scale insect.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, North Carolina State University, Environment

Saturday | Nature Neuroscience

Faculty Position - Neuroscience Research

Qualified applicants holding M.D., Ph.D. or equivalent degrees with five years post graduate or faculty-level experience will be considered for appointment at assistant, associate or full professor levels.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

Fri Jul 25, 2014

County 10 News

Greg Pierce named new State Archaeologist

Greg Pierce has been selected to serve as the new Wyoming State Archaeologist. He succeeds Dr. Mark Miller who held the title for the past 30 years and retired this spring.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, East Carolina University, University of Wyoming

PhysOrg Weblog

New EMS system in Arizona dramatically improves survival from cardiac arrest

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 .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Phoenix, AZ

The Capital-Journal

At Home Living: Clean electronics can aid in the fight against germs

We've heard for years how having an ergonomically-correct space for our work and home computers is important for overall better posture and other muscular-skeletal health.

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Related Topix: Computers, Keyboards, E. Coli, Health

KOLD-TV Tucson

Monsoon Links: Stay safe during severe weather

As monsoon storms hit Arizona, stay safe with the latest alerts. Follow the action on the Tucson News Now First Alert Interactive Radar .

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Related Topix: Weather, Tucson, AZ, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone, Wildfire, Fire, Natural Disasters

Neatorama

NERDS!!! 15 Facts You Might Not Know About Revenge Of The Nerds

This week marks the 30th anniversary of the film Revenge of the Nerds , which was released back in 1984 when "nerd" was a really embarrassing thing to be called.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Revenge of the Nerds

KISU-TV Pocatello

The Desert Speaks

THE DESERT SPEAKS is an Emmy award-winning series focusing on desert regions around the world.

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Community Advocate Newspaper

Shrewsbury resident dances his way to Radio City Music Hall Christmas production

Sam Quinn, 22, recently signed a contract with Radio City Music Hall to join the cast as a dancer with the Radio City Christmas Spectacular National Tour.

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Related Topix: Shrewsbury, MA, Arts, Dance, Musical Theater, Theater, Worcester, MA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Citizens get glimpse into life of border patrol agent

The Tucson sector of the Customs and Border Protection agency kicked off the first day of their citizen's border patrol academy with about a dozen students on Thursday.

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The Press-Enterprise

Artist Spotlight: Julia Tilley

A person's journey toward a dream can sometimes be a circuitous path. It is along the way, however, that people can discover things about themselves that are essential to who they become.

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Related Topix: San Bernardino County, CA, Theater, Arts, Fitness, Yoga

Tucson Weekly

Surf's Up in Downtown Tucson as Pop-Up Beach Party Celebrates Streetcar Arrival

Over 170 tons of sand have been shooting over 5th Avenue and Toole into the empty MLK lot across from Hotel Congress this week, bringing the beach to Tucson as part of this weekend's Sun Link celebration of the Modern Streetcar Launch .The Downtown Tucson party , dubbed Summer in the City , starts Friday, July 25 at 4:00 p.m., and is one of five ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, Home Gardening, Home

KOLD-TV Tucson

Shortage in Lake Mead looming, UA podcasts explore what that means for Arizona

Water levels in Lake Mead are are historic lows , and a further drop could mean cutbacks for states using the water, including Arizona.

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KMPH-TV Fresno

Your Smartphone May Be Dirtier Than Your Toilet Seat

Here's a "dirty question" for you... What's a germ-ridden object you carry around with you and use all the time? There are a lot of products on the market that claim to do the trick, but do they really work? Are they worth the money? We talked with a group of college students who let us swab their smartphones for germsa and when they saw the ... (more)

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Streetcar route and time information

Only one day remains until students, staff and faculty at the University of Arizona can start riding the streetcar.

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Business Journal

Health Science Center lands new VP with global experience

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has named Jacqueline Lee Mok, Ph.D., a its new vice president for academic, faculty and student Affairs.

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Related Topix: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Johns Hopkins University

Science, Industry and Business

Size and Age of Plants Impact Their Productivity More Than Climate, UA Study Shows

The size and age of plants have more of an impact on their productivity than temperature and precipitation, according to a landmark study by University of Arizona researchers.

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Related Topix: Weather, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

The Las Vegas Sun

Once teetering toward insolvency, North Las Vegas has a new executive ...

Liu left behind a lucrative engineering career in the private sector to work in government because she wanted to solve problems that affect people's daily lives.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, North Las Vegas, NV

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