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Biologists: Greening Arctic not likely to offset permafrost carbon release

Biologists: Greening Arctic not likely to offset permafrost carbon release

Published: May 27th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As the frozen soil in the Arctic thaws, bacteria will break down organic matter, releasing long-stored carbon into the warming atmosphere.

Nervous system may be culprit in deadly muscle disease

Nervous system may be culprit in deadly muscle disease

Published: May 25th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Brain may win out over brawn as the primary cause of breathing problems in children with a severe form of muscular dystrophy known as Pompe disease.

Research: Mockingbirds, no bird brains, can recognize a face in a crowd

Research: Mockingbirds, no bird brains, can recognize a face in a crowd

Published: May 18th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The birds are watching. They know who you are. And they will attack.

Scientists discover how smallpox may derail human immune system

Published: May 11th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have learned more about how smallpox conducts its deadly business — discoveries that may reveal as much about the human immune system as they do about one of the world’s most feared pathogens.

Team of researchers achieves major step toward faster chips

Published: May 7th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — New research findings could lead to faster, smaller and more versatile computer chips.

UF researchers find potential malaria treatment may extend to Legionnaires’ disease, botulism

UF researchers find potential malaria treatment may extend to Legionnaires’ disease, botulism

Published: May 7th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have found that a potential strategy for treating malaria also extends to the bacteria behind maladies such as Legionnaires’ disease, Weil’s syndrome and botulism.

UF biologists join world experts in experiment to explore flu origins

UF biologists join world experts in experiment to explore flu origins

Published: May 6th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As scientists rush to figure out how the virus responsible for the current influenza outbreak originated, a group of the world’s experts on evolutionary biology — including […]