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Non-Travel Zika Cases in Fla. Could Approach 400 by Summer’s End

Nearly 400 non travel-related Zika infections will occur in Florida before the end of the summer, according to new projections by biostatisticians at the University of Florida and other institutions.
24-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mussel Flexing: Bivalve Save Drought-Stricken Marshes, Research Finds

As coastal ecosystems feel the heat of climate change worldwide, new research shows the humble mussel and marsh grass form an intimate interaction known as mutualism that benefits both partner species and may be critical to helping these ecosystems...
18-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Surprising Side Effect of Kissing Up at Work

Kissing up to your boss doesn’t just impact your relationship with your supervisor, it can influence your co-workers, as well.
16-Aug-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Biomarker Breakthrough Could Improve Parkinson’s Treatment


A new, non-invasive way to track the progression of Parkinson’s disease could help evaluate experimental treatments to slow or stop the disease’s progression.
15-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Visitors Concerned About Zika but Still Plan to Travel to Florida, UF Study Shows

With more than 20 cases of non-travel related Zika reported in South Florida, tourists express more concern with travel to the state but still plan to come, a new study shows.
11-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Did Primate Brains Get So Big?

Virtual brains reconstructed from ancient, kiwi-sized primate skulls could help resolve one of the most intriguing evolutionary mysteries: how modern primates developed large brains.
11-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bloom and Bust: Algae Takes a Heavy Toll on Florida Tourism

The harmful algae bloom affecting some South Florida beaches has driven away half of people considering visiting the Sunshine State and could deter nearly three-fourths of those thinking of traveling to the affected counties, a new study shows.
4-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A 30-Minute ‘Me’ Break Can Make You a Better Worker, Study Shows

If there are crumbs on your desk from countless lunches spent responding to emails and attending to other job-related responsibilities, it may be time to clean up and take a step back.
26-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UF Neuroscientists Available for Comment After Mentors Receive Lasker Award

Two University of Florida Health neuroscientists will be available for comment on the recipients of The Lasker Foundation’s Lasker-Debakey Clinical Medical Research Award. Mahlon DeLong, a neurologist at the Emory University School of Medicine,...
8-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

UF Experts Available for the 2014 Hurricane Season

16-May-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Expert in Florida Politics Recalls Gov. Askew’s Legacy

13-Mar-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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