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Arizona Spotlight for November 27, 2015

A tale of love and dedication from StoryCorp's Tucson visit; what it takes to live for a full year without processed food; exploring the true reason for flowers.

UA Public Health Researchers Focus on Food Crop Safety

Irrigation monitoring strategies will reduce human sickness

Dan Taylor and John Woolf discuss the importance of foreign healing systems.

Fusion Medicine

Dan Taylor and John Woolf's training and treatments may look very different, but both men have traveled extensively to perfect their work.

We sit down with Nicole Avena, Ph.D. from the New York Obesity Research Center, to talk about sugar and what it does to our bodies.

Dangers of a Sweet Tooth

Sugar is seemingly everywhere and, research shows, it can be addictive; author discusses why, talks new book "Why Diets Fail."

Disease Drives Shrimp Prices; UA Researcher Seeks Solution

Syndrome kills species when young, causing entire crops to be lost; scientist finds way to detect it early on.

Local Distiller Turns Sonoran Desert Wood into Whiskey

Mesquite craftsman uses native wood to craft unique spirits—and tap into a long scientific legacy.

Event Recycles Hundreds of Gallons of Old Cooking Oil

Green Friday takes place the day after Thanksgiving; people can drop off used oil which can then also be converted into biodiesel.

Two chefs make ice cream using liquid nitrogen.

Scientific Recipes

Chefs from Downtown Kitchen + Cocktails demonstrate how to cook with liquid nitrogen, dry ice, and nitrous oxide.

A physicist explains how it is possible to cook with magnets.

Cooking with Magnets

Electro magnetic induction used to heat food.

Shared Data, Community Ties Key to Food Security

As G-8 conference takes on issues, local leaders look at Arizona's agenda

A bee sits on a blooming flower.

Buzz on Bees: They Communicate

Researcher studies their ways to aid computer, robotic networks

Preserving Plant Diversity in Southwest

Countering effects of 'monocropping' on plant variety

In celebration of eco-living and sustainability the free Earth Harmony festival will take place October 6 and 7 in Tumacacori Arizona, Amadon DellErba the Festival Coordinator talks with us about the festival.

Earth Harmony Festival Showcases Sustainability

Eco-village invites visitors to explore harmony during weekend of green living

Early Exposure to Adiposity/Obesity and the Role in Cancer Risk

2012 Research Frontiers in Nutritional Science Conference, "The Obesogenic Environment: Behavior, Biology, and Policy"

Establishing a Common Frame To Reverse the Obesity Epidemic

A Panel Discussion on Policy

2012 Research Frontiers in Nutritional Science Conference, "The Obesogenic Environment: Behavior, Biology, and Policy"

Putting Policy into Action to Combat Obesity

Putting Policy into Action to Combat Obesity

2012 Research Frontiers in Nutritional Science Conference, "The Obesogenic Environment: Behavior, Biology, and Policy"

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