Oral biology researcher returns to UF College of Dentistry

October 30, 2015 Health and Wellness 0 Comments

A researcher who specializes in studying how two common strains of bacteria achieve their potency…

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Distinguished Professor receives prestigious INSPIRE grant

“INSPIRE: Deciphering the Genealogy of Neurons via Planetary Biodiversity Capture” is part of President Obama’s…

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Global entrepreneurs gather at UF

October 28, 2015 UF Preeminence

The past few years have seen the Warrington College of Business’s Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center grow dramatically in terms of its programs, outreach activities, and impact — both at UF and beyond the campus.

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Sea turtle hospital opens at UF’s Whitney Lab

October 26, 2015 Sustainability

Saturday marked the opening of the Sea Turtle Hospital at UF’s Whitney Laboratory in St. Augustine. The facility enables UF to help sick and injured sea turtles through surgery and rehabilitation and builds the research potential of the lab. A discovery room teaches kids and community groups about sea turtles and ocean conservation.

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In space, not all muscles are created equal

Muscles waste away when they’re not used, right? Turns out, it’s not that simple.

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UF researchers learn how to keep pathogens, pests from traveling with grain

University of Florida researchers say new research can help grain handlers and grain inspectors find key locations for pathogens and pests along rail routes in the United States and Australia.

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For space plant experts, “The Martian” is more science than fiction

October 1, 2015 Health and Wellness

When you study space plants for a living, you don’t expect to see yourself reflected in a blockbuster movie. But with the release of “The Martian,” University of Florida researchers Robert Ferl and Anna-Lisa Paul have a big-screen avatar in the title character, a space botanist marooned on Mars. Here, the minds behind UF’s Space Plants Lab talk about weightlessness, heroic nerds, and why Matt Damon might want to switch to sweet potatoes.

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