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UF Researchers Identify Virus That May Cause Epidemic Disease In Sea Turtles

Published: Jan 23rd, 1998

GAINESVILLE—A unique virus genetically related to human herpes viruses could be linked to a serious tumor epidemic threatening the survival of endangered sea turtles worldwide, according to a team of researchers at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine and the Marathon-based Turtle Hospital who first identified it.

Test Tube “Babies” Survive Birth and Beyond

Published: Jan 16th, 1998

GAINESVILLE—To catch the latest development in in vitro fertilization, steer your attention to the cattle pen. That sound you hear might be test tubes clinking.

Harvard and UF Researchers: Immune System Protein May Protect Against Insulin-Dependent Diabetes

Published: Jan 7th, 1998

GAINESVILLE—Researchers at Harvard University and the University of Florida have identified a component of the human immune system that appears to prevent diabetes in a group of people considered highly likely to contract the disease.