GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s the time of year when festive lights outline rooftops and driveways, but University of Florida researchers have a different reason to celebrate the same technology that’s becoming popular Yule-time décor — better-growing crops.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Competition for resources can cause animal species in an ecological community to evolve away from each other, becoming less similar — but University of Florida research shows that sometimes mutual benefit causes just the opposite.
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s not much bigger than a softball and weighs just 2 pounds.
But the “pico satellite” being designed and built in a University of Florida aerospace engineering laboratory may hold a key to a future of easy access to outer space — one where sending satellites into orbit is as routine [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Mankind’s quick trips to space haven’t had to cope with many problems that come with a longer stay off-planet, but research aboard the next shuttle mission will address one issue bound to come up in the foray to the final frontier — extraterrestrial motherhood.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Halloween is the only holiday when spiders and other arachnids get a little respect from humans, and a new University of Florida study suggests they deserve more, because they’ve apparently managed to survive a very, very long time.