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Zika Present in Americas Longer Than Previously Thought

The Zika virus was present in Haiti several months before the first Zika cases were identified in Brazil, according to new research by infectious-disease specialists at the University of Florida.
26-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Paleontologists Find First Fossil Monkey in North America – but How Did It Get Here?

Seven tiny teeth tell the story of an ancient monkey that made a 100-mile ocean crossing between North and South America into modern-day Panama – the first fossil evidence for the existence of monkeys in North America.
21-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

It’s Not Me, It Really Is You

Attractive and smart but unlucky in love? New research suggests you might not have luck to blame but rather your own negative traits.
11-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Could Free Streaming Ultimately Cost Consumers?

That “all you can stream” offer from your Internet service provider sounds like a bargain, but it could have a hidden cost.
24-Mar-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Turning Mortal Enemies Into Allies? Ants Can.

On an African plateau surrounded by flat-topped trees as far as the eye could see, wind whistled through the acacia thorns like someone blowing across a bottle. Kathleen Rudolph was more concerned with the ants raining down on her from the trees....
18-Mar-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Is Alaska’s First New Butterfly Species in Decades an Ancient Hybrid?

Some might say it takes a rare breed to survive the Alaska wilderness. The discovery of a possible new species of hybrid butterfly from the state’s interior is proving that theory correct.
18-Mar-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fighting Cavities Could One Day Be as Easy as Taking a Pill, Research Shows

University of Florida Health researchers have identified a new strain of bacteria in the mouth that may keep bad bacteria in check — and could lead to a way to prevent cavities using probiotics.
10-Mar-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UF to Hop Into Hops Varieties for Microbreweries

University of Florida researchers hope to help farmers hop into the beer business by cultivating hops
23-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST 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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