Published: Jan 23rd, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Captive breeding of the endangered Key Largo woodrat may not be the best solution to preserve the ecologically important rodent, an animal driven to near extinction by development, a new University of Florida study shows.
Published: Jan 16th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida researcher is the first to establish that 4 months old is the age threshold for preterm babies to receive preventive treatment for a common viral respiratory infection.
Published: Jan 15th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The next time you take Fluffy in for surgery, the veterinarian may be able to monitor her post-op progress from a smartphone.
Published: Jan 13th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Older adults who received as few as 10 sessions of mental training show long-lasting improvements in reasoning and speed of processing skills 10 years after the intervention, according to UF Health researchers with the Advanced Cognitive Training for Independent and Vital Elderly, or ACTIVE, study.
Published: Jan 9th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Bone-crushing tackles may make football fans avert their eyes in horror, but Ghatu Subhash studies collisions, impacts and crashes, both on the field and off.
Published: Jan 9th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Global tourism has increased fourfold over the last 30 years, resulting in human-induced seashell loss that may harm natural habitats worldwide, according to a University of Florida scientist.
Published: Dec 30th, 2013
This year has been another busy one for news at UF, but some stories were more popular than others. Here’s our list of the Top 10 based on unique pageviews.
Published: Dec 24th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer sentiment among Floridians was unchanged in December at 77, the same as the revised November reading, according to a new University of Florida survey.
Published: Dec 22nd, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Using the largest dated evolutionary tree of flowering plants ever assembled, a new study suggests how plants developed traits to withstand low temperatures, with implications that human-induced climate change may pose a bigger threat than initially thought to plants and global agriculture.
Published: Dec 20th, 2013
GAINESVILLE—Kids and dogs understand the force of air, when they stick their hands and heads out of moving cars only to feel them pushed back. It may be invisible, but air is like a see-through net dragging a vehicle back as it strains to move forward.