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UF/IFAS study finds algal cells create fat more quickly than thought, could aid biofuel research

Published: Aug 29th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Many scientists see great promise in algae as a new source of oil — a sustainable, environmentally sound way to break the world’s fossil fuel dependence.

UF researchers find changes in forest management could produce large water yields

UF researchers find changes in forest management could produce large water yields

Published: Aug 7th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Despite a soggy summer, water supply remains a critical issue in the Sunshine State. University of Florida researchers now say that reducing plant material, or biomass, in forests could significantly increase water supplied to streams, lakes and aquifers.