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Drought-Induced Changes in Forest Composition Amplify Effects of Climate Change on Carbon Storage

The face of American forests is changing, thanks to climate change-induced shifts in rainfall and temperature that are causing shifts in the abundance of numerous tree species, according to a new paper by University of Florida researchers.
21-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UF Reports 2017 as Average Year for Worldwide Shark Attacks, Deaths

With 88 reported unprovoked shark attacks and five fatalities worldwide, 2017 was “just an average year,” according to the University of Florida International Shark Attack File.
5-Feb-2018 2:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Suggests Climate Models May Underestimate Future Polar Warming

A new international analysis of marine fossils shows that warming of the polar oceans during the Eocene, a greenhouse period that provides a glimpse of Earth’s potential future climate, was greater than previously thought.
2-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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

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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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