We asked a herpetologist to address our highly fictional Game of Thrones dragon scenarios using real science.
UF researchers behind Florida Insect Control Group, a pest control device company, originally intended to protect deployed military personnel from insect-borne diseases, shared their #Research2Startup story at an APLU event in Washington, D.C.
Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of UF’s Dr. Thomas K. Frazer, director of the School of Natural Resources and Environment, as the State of Florida’s first Chief Science Officer.
To deal with the problem of battery depletion, UF Engineers have developed a new type of sensor that creates its own energy, extending battery life of automobiles.
Nearly half a billion more people could be at risk for contracting mosquito-borne diseases such as yellow fever, Zika, dengue and chikungunya in the next 30 years as a result of climate change, new research shows.
Swarup Bhunia department of electrical and computer engineering professor, has been named director and My T. Thai, a UF Research Foundation professor, is associate director of the Warren B. Nelms Institute for the Connected World at the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering.
A University of Florida alumnus who co-founded the computer graphics company NVIDIA and a chemistry professor who invented a groundbreaking analytical instrument that is used daily in drug development are among the newest members of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.
For young hellbenders, choosing the right home is more than a major life decision. Their survival can depend on it.
Clifford Will, distinguished professor of physics at the University of Florida College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, will receive the 2019 Albert Einstein Medal from the Albert Einstein Society in Bern, Switzerland this summer.
Recently released polling data from the University of Florida’s Bureau for Economic and Business Research, in partnership with the Howard T. Odum Center for Wetlands and the Bob Graham Center, suggests that a vast majority of Florida residents are concerned about algal blooms in Florida waters regardless of political, socioeconomic or racial differences.
The starry dwarf frog is an expert hider. Plunging into leaf litter at the slightest disturbance, it has successfully evaded attention for millions of years – until now.
University of Florida scientists have sequenced the genome of Vanilla, which will help them select the best types for breeding new varieties of the popular plant to grow in Florida.
Steven Manchester didn’t set out to discover Central America’s oldest known marine mammal. He was hoping to find fossil plants. An “emergency fossil excavation” due to rising water levels yielded a remarkably complete skeleton of an ancient sea cow.
A new study shows that the built-in alert system that enables land plants to sense and respond to drought has an unlikely origin: their aquatic algal ancestors.
Now, two University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences professors say robots and information technology will rule the roost on farms in the coming years.