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As Elephants Go, So Go the Trees:

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Overhunting has been disastrous for elephants, but their forest habitats have also been caught in the crossfire.
18-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

Researcher Finds Inexpensive, Easy Way to Filter Arsenic From Water

A University of Florida professor has developed a quick, cheap and easy way to filter from water one of the world’s most common pollutants: arsenic.
3-Nov-2014 1:00 PM EST

Technology Pioneered by UF Researcher Provides Improved Access for Disabled Voters

A University of Florida researcher’s desire to provide citizens with disabilities the same opportunity to vote as everyone else could serve as the catalyst for revolutionizing voter access nationwide.
29-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

UF Using Sensors to Monitor Dangerous Hits on Football Field

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- In football, a tackle can supply 100 G’s of force or more, well above the amount that can cause a concussion and more than 10 times the force of an F-16 jet roll maneuver. Now, University of Florida Health researchers are...
28-Oct-2014 4:15 PM EDT

Floridians’ Growing Consumer Confidence Falters Just a Smidge

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Consumer sentiment among Floridians dropped a point in October to 82, the first decline in the index since May, according to a monthly University of Florida survey.
28-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Answer to Restoring Lost Island Biodiversity Found in Fossils

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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

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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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