The smooth surfaces of much of the plastic waste rapidly increasing in the ocean appear to provide poor habitat for animals -- that is, until barnacles step in.
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Children from war-torn areas of the globe are affected by trauma even before they are born, according to a new University of Florida study.
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We want our computers to perform the way we expect. But what if the key to defeating malware is introducing a bit of chaos?
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Cleaning up the water left over from mining operations can literally take generations – 25 to 50 years on average – leaving billions of gallons of the precious resource locked up and useless.
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Increasing state alcohol taxes could help prevent sexually transmitted infections, such as gonorrhea, according to University of Florida Health researchers, who found that gonorrhea rates decreased by 24 percent in Maryland after the state increased...
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For years, many scientists thought we had a secret weapon to protect coral reefs from nutrients flushed into the seas by human activity. Experiments suggested that herbivores such as fish, urchins and sea turtles could keep corals and their...
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One out of every 10 people worldwide suffer from foodborne diseases annually, and children and the poor suffer most, according to the findings of a World Health Organization task force headed by a University of Florida senior researcher.
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Researchers for the first time have attempted to measure all the material leaving and entering a mountain range over more than a million years and discovered that erosion caused by glaciation during ice ages can, in the right circumstances, wear...
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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,...
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