Pierre Sikivie is being honored by the American Physical Society with one of the most prestigious in the field that recognizes outstanding achievement in particle theory.
University of Florida researchers used modern and fossil shells from seagrass-dwelling animals to estimate the age of these meadows, showing that, far from being transient patches of underwater weeds, they are remarkably stable over time.
With a new $10.5 million research grant and a proposal for an even bigger quantum computing center, UF is preparing to be a major player in the field. But what is it, and why does it matter?
What if you can't talk about something where the leading treatment is talk therapy? Maybe try speaking to someone who's not human.
Samples brought back by the Apollo missions have fueled scientific discoveries for 50 years — but there’s still more to learn, says University of Florida astrogeologist Steve Elardo.
Can scientists use biology to predict the next stage in the Demogorgon’s life cycle – and perhaps even suggest a way of defeating it? Florida Museum of Natural History herpetologists give it a shot.
The University of Florida’s Powell Family Structure and Materials Laboratory has designed new, innovative technology that will assist in gathering more timely, efficient hurricane research.
Invading predators can devastate an ecosystem. The destruction is usually blamed on the predator, but sometimes the key lies in the prey animals’ behavior, according to a new study by led by University of Florida biology professor Todd Palmer and an international team of researchers.
The extinction of Neanderthals and large mammals 40,000 years ago coincided with a weakened geomagnetic field that reduced protection from ultra-violet radiation, a new study shows.
Cool weather helps hungry elephants defeat ants to score a snack.
Scientists with the University of Florida and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have found that Burmese pythons are occupying bird nesting areas in the Everglades, suggesting that pythons are attracted to wading birds where they breed.
New research uncovers an odd similarity between elephant skin and the skin of the yellow-bellied sea snake.