Healthier processed food? Essence of strawberry could be the key

Published: March 3 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida scientists believe they have pinpointed the exact compounds in strawberries that give the fruit its delightfully unique flavor – findings that will allow UF breeders to create more flavorful varieties even faster.

UF events of possible media interest listed

Published: March 3 2014

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Kiplinger's: UF No. 3 best value large school nationally and in SE

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine has named the University of Florida No. 3 nationally among public institutions in its 2014 list of 10 Best Values in Large Colleges.

Tip sheet: Expert in Florida politics recalls Gov. Askew's legacy

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UF researchers find a lobster's sense of smell may hold the key to better electronic sensors

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Could lobsters help protect soldiers someday? A team of University of Florida researchers says they might.

Elaine Turner named dean of UF's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida faculty member and administrator often lauded for her outstanding teaching skills has been named dean of the university's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

Stressful experiences have big, immediate effects on children's health

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Science has shown that children who experience stressful events are more likely to face poor health outcomes as adults, but new research shows the effects may show up much sooner — in fact, almost immediately.

Smathers Libraries' Government Documents collection relocated

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The George A. Smathers Libraries Government Documents collection has been permanently relocated to the libraries' off-campus Auxiliary Library Facility.

UF Health Shands Children's Hospital hosts Kohl's bike rodeo and summer safety fair

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Washington Post: Frank J. Mazzotti

Published: March 21 2014

Frank J. Mazzotti, professor of wildlife ecology and conservation, was quoted in a March 16 Washington Post story about strategies to remove pythons from the Everglades.