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Drill Holes in Fossil Shells Point to Bigger Predators Picking on Small Prey

The drill holes left in fossil shells by hunters such as snails and slugs show marine predators have grown steadily bigger and more powerful over time but stuck to picking off small prey, rather than using their added heft to pursue larger quarry,...
15-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pet Dogs Help Kids Feel Less Stressed, Study Finds

Pet dogs provide valuable social support for kids when they’re stressed, according to a study by researchers from the University of Florida, who were among the first to document stress-buffering effects of pets for children.
10-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New 3D Printing Method Promises Vastly Superior Medical Implants for Millions

For the millions of people every year who have or need medical devices implanted, a new advancement in 3D printing technology developed at the University of Florida promises significantly quicker implantation of devices that are stronger, less...
10-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Abusing Power Hurts Leaders, Too

We know that power can corrupt, making people act in ways that harm others. But new research from the University of Florida shows that when the powerful misbehave, they hurt themselves, too.
9-May-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UF Receives Up to $8.4 Million From DoD to Study Brain Training Using Electric Stimulation

The U.S. Defense Department is looking for ways to speed up cognitive skills training — the types of skills useful for specialists such as linguists, intelligence analysts and cryptographers — and is awarding University of Florida engineers and...
26-Apr-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Allergies? Probiotic Combination May Curb Your Symptoms, New Study Finds

As we head into allergy season, you may feel less likely to grab a hanky and sneeze. That’s because new University of Florida research shows a probiotic combination might help reduce hay fever symptoms, if it’s taken during allergy season.
1-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research Connects Overeating During National Sporting Events to Medical Problems

People who overeat during national holidays and national sporting events – like this weekend’s Super Bowl – are 10 times more likely to need emergency medical attention for food obstruction than any at other time of the year, according to a...
2-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research Connects Overeating During National Events to Medical Problems

People who overeat during national holidays and national sporting events – like this weekend’s Super Bowl – are 10 times more likely to need emergency medical attention for food obstruction than any at other time of the year, according to a...
2-Feb-2017 11:25 AM EST 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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