Published: Jul 13th, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida engineering researcher has received $1 million in federal stimulus funds for a research project aimed at developing small refrigeration systems powered by solar […]
Published: Jul 6th, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A fruit fly that has given growers in the western United States fits has made its way to the Sunshine State and may spread throughout the Southeast, University of Florida researchers say.
Published: Jun 29th, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Homeowners tired of watering, fertilizing and mowing grass have a new low-maintenance lawn option — peanuts.
Published: Jun 23rd, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As Floridians brace for more crude oil on the state’s coasts, University of Florida researchers are racing to complete several newly funded projects that will help assess the magnitude of damage done by the spill.
Published: Jun 21st, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Ask a regular Joe on the street what he knows about bees, and he’ll no doubt believe you to be talking about the kind brought to the […]
Published: Jun 17th, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In a race against time, University of Florida marine researchers are hurrying to collect underwater marine algae samples in the Florida Keys while an ever-growing Gulf oil spill steadily migrates toward Florida, already reaching the Emerald Coast in the Panhandle.
Published: Jun 1st, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Sea level has not been as high as the distinctive ridges that run down the length of Florida for millions of years. Yet recently deposited marine fossils abound in the ridges’ sands.
Published: May 27th, 2010
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.
Published: May 25th, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The majestic animals most closely associated with the African savanna — fierce lions, massive elephants, towering giraffes – may be relatively minor players when it comes to shaping the ecosystem.
Published: May 19th, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Contrary to a widespread assumption, global warming is unlikely to expand the range of malaria because of malaria control, development and other factors that are at work to corral the disease.