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University of Florida astronomer reports rare case of gravitational lensing

University of Florida astronomer reports rare case of gravitational lensing

Published: Jun 26th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — You could say that the odds of seeing it were astronomical.

UF: Consumer confidence in Florida drops four points in June

Published: Jun 26th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians sank four points this month, after jumping four points to 78 in May, according to a University of Florida survey.

UF notifies former law students about privacy breach

Published: Jun 26th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida officials are notifying 220 former law school students and applicants who had sought a roommate online in the early 2000s through the Levin College of Law that their Social Security numbers were accessible on the Web.

Harn Museum presents exhibition of photography by Anne Noggle

Published: Jun 26th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla.— This summer the Harn Museum of Art explores the beauty of female vitality as women age in the “Anne Noggle: Reality and the Blind Eye of Truth” exhibition.

BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill exacerbated existing environmental problems in Louisiana marshes

Published: Jun 25th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill temporarily worsened existing manmade problems in Louisiana’s salt marshes such as erosion, but there may be cause for optimism, according to a new study.

UF delivers promise of personalized medicine to heart patients

UF delivers promise of personalized medicine to heart patients

Published: Jun 25th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Personalized medicine — a concept in which an understanding of a patient’s genetic makeup is used to enhance treatment — has arrived at UF&Shands, the University of Florida Academic Health Center.

University of Florida officials are monitoring Tropical Storm Debby

Published: Jun 24th, 2012

Plans currently call for UF work and school activities to remain on a normal summer break week schedule. Individuals should continue to monitor local media for changes in Debby’s forecast […]

Astronomers discover pair of planets surprisingly close to each other

Published: Jun 21st, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — NASA’s Kepler mission, along with astronomers from Harvard, University of Washington and University of Florida, has discovered a rocky planet orbiting very close to a much larger planet around the same star, about 1,200 light years from Earth, according to research being published online today in Science Express.

Metal-poor stars are rich with small planets, study finds

Published: Jun 21st, 2012

INESVILLE, Fla. — Planets as big as Earth but smaller than Neptune are likely even more common in our galaxy than previously believed, according to a statistical analysis of recent results from NASA’s Kepler mission.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education: Albert Matheny

Published: Jun 21st, 2012

Three UF employees — Joseph Fantone, senior associate dean for educational affairs at the College of Medicine; Donna Parker, associate dean for diversity and health equity at the College of […]