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UF Archaeologist Uses Chicxulub ‘Dinosaur Crater’ Rocks, Prehistoric Teeth to Track Ancient Humans

Where’s the best place to start when retracing the life of a person who lived 4,000 years ago? Turns out, it’s simple -- you start at the beginning.
18-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Nature Already Dramatically Impacted by Climate Change, Study Reveals

Global climate change has already impacted every aspect of life on Earth, from genes to entire ecosystems, according to a new University of Florida study.
10-Nov-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Yearning for a New Phone? You Might Be Suffering From ‘Comparison Neglect’

If you’re reading this on a shiny new iPhone 7, new research suggests you might not have given your old phone its due before trading up.
2-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ancient Strain of Cholera Likely Present in Haiti Since Colonial Era

A non-virulent variant of the deadly Vibrio cholerae O1 strain has likely been present in Haitian aquatic environments for several hundred years, with the potential to become virulent through gene transfer with the toxigenic strain introduced by UN...
28-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

First Pluto, Now This: Discovery of First Binary-Binary Calls Solar System Formation Into Question

Everything we know about the formation of solar systems might be wrong, says University of Florida astronomy professor Jian Ge and his postdoc, Bo Ma. They’ve discovered the first “binary–binary” – two massive companions around one star in...
19-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Why ‘Managerial Derailment’ Affects Women More Than Men

Gender bias can influence how supervisors view a manager’s long-term potential, a new study shows.
3-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Reptilian Anachronism: American Alligator Older Than We Thought

From climate to the peninsula’s very shape, not much in Florida has stayed the same over the last 8 million years.
16-Sep-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Nudges’ Help Students Select Healthy Lunches

With back-to-school season in full swing, imagine this: Your child orders lunch via computer and gets a little message saying he or she needs to add more nutritious food groups.
30-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Parkinson's Expert on the Death of Janet Reno

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7-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EST

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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