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Brains come before beauty in boosting one’s career earnings

Published: May 11th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Nice guys may finish last, but it’s the smart ones that come in first with the lookers close behind, according to a University of Florida study that finds people with intelligence earn more in their lifetime than those who are attractive or self-confident.

Team of researchers achieves major step toward faster chips

Published: May 7th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — New research findings could lead to faster, smaller and more versatile computer chips.

UF researchers find potential malaria treatment may extend to Legionnaires’ disease, botulism

UF researchers find potential malaria treatment may extend to Legionnaires’ disease, botulism

Published: May 7th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have found that a potential strategy for treating malaria also extends to the bacteria behind maladies such as Legionnaires’ disease, Weil’s syndrome and botulism.

UF biologists join world experts in experiment to explore flu origins

UF biologists join world experts in experiment to explore flu origins

Published: May 6th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As scientists rush to figure out how the virus responsible for the current influenza outbreak originated, a group of the world’s experts on evolutionary biology — including […]

New technique for vulture population estimates could aid control efforts, UF researcher says

New technique for vulture population estimates could aid control efforts, UF researcher says

Published: May 5th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For months, Erik Anderson tried to persuade a flock of vultures to stop roosting at Santa Fe College’s main campus in northwest Gainesville. In the end, the […]