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Scientists join forces to explain HIV spread in central and east Africa

Scientists join forces to explain HIV spread in central and east Africa

Published: Sep 29th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Scientists studying biology and geography may seem worlds apart, but together they have answered a question that has defied explanation about the spread of the HIV-1 epidemic in Africa.

Sea level stargazing:  Astronomers make key sighting with Fla. telescope

Sea level stargazing: Astronomers make key sighting with Fla. telescope

Published: Sep 28th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — This summer, University of Florida astronomers inaugurated the world’s largest optical telescope on a nearly 8,000-foot mountaintop 3,480 miles away. But it was a far more modest […]

Sophisticated telescope camera debuts with peek at nest of black holes

Sophisticated telescope camera debuts with peek at nest of black holes

Published: Sep 15th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Less than two months after they inaugurated the world’s largest telescope, University of Florida astronomers have used one of the world’s most advanced telescopic instruments to gather images of the heavens.

UF researcher receives $900,000 grant for worldwide human lice study

Published: Sep 14th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida mammalogist David Reed has received a $900,000 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award to study the evolutionary biology of human lice.