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New chemical language of neural systems is revealed

Published: May 21st, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Comb jellies – a seemingly simple form of marine life — took a radically different path to neural complexity than the rest of the animal kingdom, a finding that could have implications for synthetic and regenerative medicine, new University of Florida research shows.

A first: Real-time genome-scale sequencing at sea

A first: Real-time genome-scale sequencing at sea

Published: Apr 28th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida researcher has become the first scientist to achieve genome-scale sequencing and analysis of fragile marine creatures at sea aboard a ship and in real time.

UF researchers find a lobster’s sense of smell may hold the key to better electronic sensors

Published: Mar 17th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Could lobsters help protect soldiers someday? A team of University of Florida researchers says they might.