GAINESVILLE, Fla. — UF archaeologists have uncovered what appears to be the oldest known brewery in the Andes, a facility at least 1,000 years old capable of churning out hundreds of gallons of beer for the nobles who led the pre-Incan Wari Empire.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Young adults who have used a condom at least once have significantly more favorable attitudes toward them than those who have never used them, providing evidence that persuading adolescents to take that first step could have enormous potential in halting the growing rates of HIV, AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases, a University of Florida researcher has found.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Add another item to the list of ills caused by deforestation: It can make animals sick.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Voters choosing a presidential candidate in November because they think he is the smartest contender may overlook other attributes that could be even more important – namely personality, a new University of Florida study finds.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have found a gene that controls branching in plants, a discovery that could lead to a wide variety of applications, from fuller-flowering plants to better-tasting ears of corn.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Home videos of infants’ movements can be used to help detect a form of autism in a child’s first year of life, years earlier than the disorder typically is identified, University of Florida researchers have discovered.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — In Florida, where invasive plants account for as much as 31 percent of all plant species, state and federal officials are ratcheting up their fight against the melaleuca tree, one of the most significant threats to the stability of the Everglades ecosystem.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Butterflies may seem like the quietest of creatures, but a UF researcher has uncovered new evidence that many of the colorful insects actually spend much of their time "talking" to each other.