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Multimedia: New water-depth evaluation system will aid Everglades research, UF study shows

Multimedia: New water-depth evaluation system will aid Everglades research, UF study shows

Published: Sep 17th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When scientists discuss Everglades restoration, one phrase pops up again and again — “getting the water right.”

Multimedia: Study of isolated snakes could help shed light on venom composition

Multimedia: Study of isolated snakes could help shed light on venom composition

Published: Sep 15th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — While studying a way to more safely and effectively collect snake venom, University of Florida researchers have noticed the venom delivered by an isolated population of Florida […]

Multimedia: UF researchers find mechanism behind zinc’s immune-boosting power

Multimedia: UF researchers find mechanism behind zinc’s immune-boosting power

Published: Aug 31st, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Just in time for what federal authorities warn could be an extremely severe flu season, University of Florida research has revealed a fundamental mechanism behind zinc’s immune-boosting […]

Multimedia: Recession causes Florida’s population to drop for first time since 1946

Multimedia: Recession causes Florida’s population to drop for first time since 1946

Published: Aug 18th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s economic slump has pulled down the state’s population, which declined for the first time since military personnel left the state after the end of World War […]

Multimedia: Vision researchers see unexpected gain a year into blindness trial

Multimedia: Vision researchers see unexpected gain a year into blindness trial

Published: Aug 12th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Scientists have discovered that even in adults born with extremely impaired sight, the brain can rewire itself to recognize sections of the retina that have been restored […]

Multimedia: Rude work behavior hurts job performance of observers as well as victims

Multimedia: Rude work behavior hurts job performance of observers as well as victims

Published: Jul 29th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A destructive form of secondhand rudeness has been discovered by a University of Florida study, which concludes that employees who are not the intended targets of abusive […]

Multimedia: Cold weather may reduce Cuban tree frogs’ impact as they move north, UF researchers say

Multimedia: Cold weather may reduce Cuban tree frogs’ impact as they move north, UF researchers say

Published: Jul 16th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Invasive Cuban tree frogs are spreading through Florida, but a new University of Florida study suggests their impact could weaken as they move farther north, because colder […]

Multimedia: Astronomers, royalty, rock stars to inaugurate world’s largest telescope

Multimedia: Astronomers, royalty, rock stars to inaugurate world’s largest telescope

Published: Jul 13th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Four hundred years after Galileo first turned his handmade telescope toward the heavens, the world’s largest, most technologically advanced telescope is set to make its formal debut.

Multimedia: UF researchers turn up the heat on bedbugs with new low-tech treatment method

Multimedia: UF researchers turn up the heat on bedbugs with new low-tech treatment method

Published: Jul 7th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Bedbug infestations are notoriously hard to eliminate, but University of Florida researchers have developed a low-cost, low-tech method to kill the bloodsucking insects in furniture and bedding, […]

Multimedia: Native holly can provide caffeinated, antioxidant-rich beverage, UF experts say

Multimedia: Native holly can provide caffeinated, antioxidant-rich beverage, UF experts say

Published: Jun 25th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Coffee and tea drinkers, take note — a University of Florida study says a beverage made from a native holly tree might be just the thing to […]