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Certain Books Can Increase Infant Learning During Shared Reading, Study Shows

Parents and pediatricians know that reading to infants is a good thing, but new research shows reading books that clearly name and label people and objects is even better.
11-Dec-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Measuring the Implicit Biases We May Not Even Be Aware Of


Two UF Psychology Professors Examine the Prejudices and Stereotypes That Contribute to Social Inequality and Discuss the Tests Social Scientists Apply to Measure the Implicit Bias People Tend to Harbor
10-Nov-2017 12:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Unique Gene Therapy Prevents, Reverses Multiple Sclerosis in Animal Model

Multiple sclerosis can be inhibited or reversed using a novel gene therapy technique that stops the disease’s immune response in mouse models, University of Florida Health researchers have found.
21-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

World’s Smallest Neutrino Detector Finds Big Physics Fingerprint


After more than a year of operation at the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the world’s smallest neutrino detector has found a big fingerprint of the elusive, electrically neutral particles that interact...
14-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

Our Experts on Newswise

Parkinson's Expert on the Death of Janet Reno


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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