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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

Florida’s Consumer Confidence Hits New Post-Recession High

Consumer confidence among Floridians rose two points in July to 84, hitting another post-recession high for a second consecutive month, according to a new University of Florida survey.
29-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Deforestation Remedies Can Have Unintended Consequences

When it comes to fixing deforestation and forest degradation, good intentions can lead to bad outcomes.
2-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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