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Answer to Restoring Lost Island Biodiversity Found in Fossils


Many native species have vanished from tropical islands because of human impact, but University of Florida scientists have discovered how fossils can be used to restore lost biodiversity.
22-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Researchers Turn to Plants to Help Treat Hemophilia

Accidents as minor as a slip of the knife while chopping onions can turn dangerous for patients with hemophilia, who lack the necessary proteins in their blood to stem the flow from a wound.
4-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

UF: No Change in Florida’s August Consumer Confidence

Consumer sentiment among Floridians remained flat at a post-recession high of 82 for the third consecutive month in August, according to a University of Florida survey.
26-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Magnesium Surgical Implants Can Be Designed to Biodegrade, Promote Bone Growth

Ask anyone who has a surgical pin in their body, and they likely will tell you they wish it would just go away.
19-Aug-2014 10:25 AM EDT

Wildlife Corridors Sometimes Help Invasive Species Spread

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – When the ants come marching in, having miles of linked habitats may not be such a good idea after all.
6-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Relief Organizations Need to Think Long-Term

When a magnitude-7.0 earthquake hit Haiti in 2010, the world wanted to help.
4-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

UF Study Advances ‘DNA Revolution,’ Tells Butterflies’ Evolutionary History


By tracing nearly 3,000 genes to the earliest common ancestor of butterflies and moths, University of Florida scientists have created an extensive “Tree of Lepidoptera” in the first study to use large-scale, next-generation DNA sequencing.
31-Jul-2014 2:20 PM EDT

Lead in Teeth Can Tell a Body’s Tale, UF Study Finds


Your teeth can tell stories about you, and not just that you always forget to floss.
31-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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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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