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Peeking Into Our Galaxy’s Stellar Nursery

Astronomers have long turned their telescopes, be they on satellites in space or observatories on Earth, to the wide swaths of interstellar medium to get a look at the formation and birth of stars. However, the images produced over the last 50 years...
5-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$300 Million University of Florida College of Engineering Transformation Begins with $50 Million Naming Gift

Dr. Herbert Wertheim and the Dr. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Family Foundation have committed $50 million to launch a $300 million public and private investment in the University of Florida’s College of Engineering.
1-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Looking to Brain Science for Clues to Better Writing


Good writing isn’t an art, a University of Florida researcher says -- it’s a science.
22-Sep-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Find Some Evidence of Link Between Stress, Alzheimer’s Disease

University of Florida Health researchers have uncovered more evidence of a link between the brain’s stress response and a protein related to Alzheimer’s disease.
16-Sep-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Larger and Private Colleges and Universities More Likely to Attract Hookah Establishments

Larger and private colleges and universities seem to attract hookah cafes and lounges, but smoke-free policies decrease these odds, according to findings published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine this month.
15-Sep-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Body Fat Can Send Signals to Brain, Affecting Stress Response

The brain’s effect on other parts of the body has been well established. Now, a group that includes two University of Florida Health researchers has found that it’s a two-way street: Body fat can send a signal that affects the way the brain...
23-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

It’s Official: Workplace Rudeness Is Contagious

Rudeness in the workplace isn’t just unpleasant: it’s also contagious.
16-Jul-2015 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Smart Mouth Guard Could Detect Teeth Grinding, Dehydration, Concussions

The next big thing in wearable technology may show up right inside your mouth.
2-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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