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New study documents first cookiecutter shark attack on a live human

New study documents first cookiecutter shark attack on a live human

Published: Jun 30th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new study co-authored by University of Florida researchers provides details on the first cookiecutter shark attack on a live human, a concern as warm summer waters attract more people to the ocean.

UF students help with project to measure seismic activity across U.S.

Published: Jun 30th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two University of Florida undergraduate students are spending the summer participating in an ambitious project to measure seismic activity across the United States.

UF researchers find bacterial imbalances linked to deadly disease that strikes infants

UF researchers find bacterial imbalances linked to deadly disease that strikes infants

Published: Jun 30th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — New findings by the University of Florida may help lead to a cure for a deadly disease that primarily afflicts premature newborns.

University of Florida-led teams awarded $6.9 million for climate change projects

Published: Jun 30th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two University of Florida-led teams have been awarded federal grants totaling $6.9 million for projects to develop heat-resistant corn and develop extension programs to help farmers cope with climate variability and climate change.

UF’s tobacco-free policy succeeds in first year

Published: Jun 30th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida officials say students, faculty and staff have reduced tobacco use and responded positively to the tobacco-free campus policy since it became effective a year ago this Friday.

On higher education, lessons from the north

On higher education, lessons from the north

Published: Jun 30th, 2011

A timely reminder of the promise of public higher education has emerged in a most unlikely place: the plains of the far north.

Papaya plants reduce the need for pesticides on tomatoes in Florida, new UF study finds

Published: Jun 29th, 2011

NESVILLE, Fla. — Whiteflies can be biologically controlled in Florida greenhouse tomatoes, according to a new University of Florida study, which helps reduce the need for pesticide applications.

UF researchers awarded $5.5 million in federal grants to help teachers reduce disruptive classroom behavior

Published: Jun 29th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida education researchers have received two federal grants totaling $5.5 million to conduct studies aimed at reducing significant behavior problems in children that can disrupt the classroom learning environment.

Rare deep-water giant squid from South Florida brought to UF for research

Rare deep-water giant squid from South Florida brought to UF for research

Published: Jun 28th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers received a rare 25-foot-long, deep-water giant squid Monday, the only one of its kind in the collections of the Florida Museum of Natural History.

Multimedia: GianRare deep-water giant squid from South Florida brought to UF for research

Multimedia: GianRare deep-water giant squid from South Florida brought to UF for research

Published: Jun 28th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers received a rare 25-foot-long, deep-water giant squid Monday, the only one of its kind in the collections of the Florida Museum of Natural […]