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Ag engineer to use AI to assess crop damage after tropical storms, hurricanes

A University of Florida scientist receives a national Institute of Food and Agriculture grant to develop a computer model using his existing technology to more quickly and accurately count damaged or dead crops.
19-Jan-2023 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists find more evidence that breast milk of those vaccinated against COVID-19 may protect infants

Findings from a newly published study provide further evidence suggesting that the breast milk of those vaccinated against COVID-19 may help protect babies from the illness
10-Jan-2023 9:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Managers exhibit bias based on race, gender, disability and sexual orientation

Newly published study shows that managers are likely to express bias, particularly in implicit forms.
30-Nov-2022 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Children don't access scientific tools at home for discovery as much as they could

A study finds that a mismatch exists between the scientific tools -- thermometers, magnifying lenses -- parents know they have at home and the ones kids think are available. This mismatch could hurt scientific education at home.
29-Nov-2022 5:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Two Drugs Reverse Key Pancreatic Cancer Step in the Lab

Two drugs -- one brand new -- reverse pancreatic cell changes that presage one of the hardest cancers to treat. Tested in cells, the drugs would be a promising early cancer treatment if they work in clinical trials.
19-Oct-2022 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Score a discount on Amazon? You might’ve unwittingly paid more

New research published in the journal Marketing Science found that Amazon retailers are deceiving consumers with fake discounts when they have actually increased prices overnight.
6-Oct-2022 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UF researchers find new sugar substitutes in citrus that could change food and beverage industry

Researchers at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences have made a breakthrough -- discovering new, natural sweeteners in citrus for the first time.
20-Sep-2022 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Nearly half of global septic systems work inadequately; UF scientist urges safety in wake of climate change

Mary Lusk, a UF/IFAS assistant professor of soil, water, and ecosystem sciences, wrote a new article for the journal Lancet Planetary Health in which she connects climate change with septic systems.
12-Sep-2022 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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