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Water may not run uphill, but it practically flies off new surface

Published: Feb 24th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Engineering researchers have crafted a flat surface that refuses to get wet. Water droplets skitter across it like ball bearings tossed on ice.

DNA sequencing unlocks relationships among flowering plants

Published: Feb 23rd, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The origins of flowering plants from peas to oak trees are now in clearer focus thanks to the efforts of University of Florida researchers.

Dolphins could be ideal model to study human cervical cancer, UF veterinarians say

Dolphins could be ideal model to study human cervical cancer, UF veterinarians say

Published: Feb 18th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — After testing dozens of samples from marine mammals, University of Florida aquatic animal health experts say they have found the ideal model for the study of cervical cancer in people.

Dark matter or background noise? Results intriguing but not conclusive

Published: Feb 11th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Physicists may have glimpsed a particle that is a leading candidate for mysterious dark matter but say conclusive evidence remains elusive.

UF researchers: Ancient crocodile relative likely food source for Titanoboa

UF researchers: Ancient crocodile relative likely food source for Titanoboa

Published: Feb 2nd, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A 60-million-year-old relative of crocodiles described this week by University of Florida researchers in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology was likely a food source for Titanoboa, the largest snake the world has ever known.