Published: Feb 10th, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — One of the most enduring aspects of agriculture is going high-tech. The field day has been around….well, pretty much forever. At a typical field day, farmers or […]
Published: Feb 9th, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new University of Florida study based on DNA analysis from living flowering plants shows that the ancestors of most modern trees diversified extremely rapidly 90 million years ago, ultimately leading to the formation of forests that supported similar evolutionary bursts in animals and other plants.
Published: Feb 5th, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Although widely speculated, researchers have now shown that the evolution of one species can drive the evolution of another.
Published: Feb 4th, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The largest snake the world has ever known — as long as a school bus and as heavy as a small car — ruled tropical ecosystems only 6 million years after the demise of the fearsome Tyrannosaurus rex, according to a new discovery published in the journal Nature.
Published: Feb 3rd, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new therapy being developed at the University of Florida could, in time, produce another weapon for the fight against herpes. The gene-targeting approach uses a specially […]