GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The BP oil blowout in the Gulf of Mexico threatens the existence of a critically endangered sawfish and its relative that recently has been proposed to join it as the only two marine fish in United States waters to receive such federal protection, says a University of Florida researcher.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Shark attacks are most likely to occur on Sunday, in less than 6 feet of water, during a new moon and involve surfers wearing black and white bathing suits, a first of its kind study from the University of Florida suggests.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new study by researchers from five institutions including the University of Florida introduces the first method to directly measure body temperatures of extinct vertebrates and help reconstruct temperatures of ancient environments.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A sports museum, park and retail shops near Orlando’s new sports complex are among the ideas proposed by University of Florida students to help bridge a city divided by an interstate highway.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Anti-aging supplements made up of mixtures might be better than single compounds at preventing decline in physical function, according to researchers at the University of Florida’s Institute on Aging. In addition, it appears that such so-called neutraceuticals should be taken before very old age for benefits such as improvement in physical function.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida study has revealed that soil in urban Miami has high amounts of 16 pollutants commonly found in vehicle exhaust that have been linked to respiratory, immunological, neurological and other diseases.