GAINESVILLE, Fla. — On Mars, Earth probably looks like a pinprick in the sky, a bluish-green ball some 140 million miles away. But before astronauts can glimpse the view from the red planet, doctors must better understand how to handle medical problems and surgeries in space, University of Florida researchers say.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Whooping cough is re-emerging nationwide and youngsters in states that permit parents to easily opt out of vaccinating their children are at increased risk from the disease, researchers from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Florida report today (Oct. 11) in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Coffee addicts who switch to decaf for health reasons may not be as free from caffeine’s clutches as they think. A new study by University of Florida researchers documents that almost all decaffeinated coffee contains some measure of caffeine.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Armed at first with nothing more than boots, a screen and a bucket, scientists studying a tiny primitive fish that makes up 70 percent of the biomass in Tampa Bay now say they have found the “missing link” marking the point in evolution that led to the development of the modern-day human immune system.