UF scientists want to assess livestock mobility faster and more accurately, ultimately helping farm animal health and production. To do so, they’ll use artificial intelligence to analyze high-definition video of the animals as they move.
In an evolutionary first, researchers from UF and other institutions have found that a group of frogs have become so small they’re no longer able to maintain balance during quick maneuvers, like jumping.
A new study by UF researchers suggests patients may need continued support to help them maintain weight loss and other health benefits of bariatric surgery.
Stay-at-home dads are more common than ever before. Because of fathers’ changing roles in the household, advertisers are shifting how they market their products to this target audience. Does it work?
Chimay Anumba, Ph.D, Dr. Desmond Schatz, M.D., Almut Winterstein, Ph.D., were three of 15 new members elected to the Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida.
The director of the NSF, one of the country’s largest and most impactful federal research agencies, visited UF last week to discuss opportunities for university researchers as well as the agency’s priorities and vision.
Understanding how wisdom, resiliency and mastery work together to improve a person’s subjective well-being later in life is important given common challenges of aging.
A study led by University of Florida researchers is the first to sequence environmental DNA, or eDNA, from sea turtles — genetic material shed as they travel over beaches and in water. The research project is also the first to successfully collect animal eDNA from beach sand.
In a new paper published in the journal Communications Biology, University of Florida researchers showed that plants can successfully sprout and grow in lunar soil.
Have you ever developed an emotional attachment to a fictional character in a book or movie? This study reveals how that happens and why.
A consortium of nine universities in Florida, led by faculty at the University of Florida, is in the early stages of investigating the effectiveness of marijuana as a medical treatment.
A new study has found that older adults are no more likely to fall for fake news than younger adults, with age-related susceptibility to deceptive news evident only among those categorized as the “oldest old.”
A group of scientists at UF Scripps Biomedical Research has shed new light on brain development that can lead to autism-related sensory processing disorders.