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Twins experiment reveals genetic link with mosquito bites

April 22 2015

The likelihood of being bitten by mosquitoes could come down to our genes.

Why everything you’ve heard about women and negotiation might be wrong

April 16 2015

University of Florida student Samantha Miller was listening to a lecture on a commonly held trope about negotiation -- that women are bad at it -- but the conventional wisdom didn’t fit with her experience at all.

UF researchers inform development of Ebola vaccine trials

April 15 2015

Ebola may have faded from the headlines, but the effort to fight it goes on.

UF launches digital book series to tell its best research stories

April 15 2015

Tomatoes, viruses and voting.

Deepwater Horizon catastrophe continues to plague Gulf Coast communities

April 15 2015

Five years after the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history, communities along the Gulf of Mexico continue to struggle with the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to University of Florida researchers engaged in a series of projects funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

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Nineteen UF scholars packing their bags and books this summer

April 22 2015

The University of Florida International Center is pleased to announce that 19 UF students have been awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad this summer.

Free comedy show! (Some Strings Attached)

April 20 2015

That’s the name of the show: Some Strings Attached. And it really is free.

UF 2015 Goldwater Scholars announced

April 16 2015

The University of Florida has announced the winners and runners-up of the 2015 Barry Goldwater Scholarship Award.

DNA to have its day at UF

April 15 2015

The University of Florida Genetics Institute and Genetics Club are partnering to host a campus celebration of National DNA Day on Tuesday, April 21, on the Reitz Union North Lawn from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

"House of Cards" star Robin Wright to speak at UF

April 14 2015

Actress Robin Wright will appear at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Wright, who plays Claire on the popular cable series “House of Cards,” also appeared in Forrest Gump, as well as several other films and TV series. Master lecturer Mike Foley will moderate the conversation.

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Popular Science: George Burgess

April 16 2015

An article about shark attacks written by George Burgess, director of the UF Program for Shark Research, was featured in Popular Science on April 9. The story also ran in Quartz on April 11 and IFLScience on April 9.

Live Science: George Burgess

April 16 2015

UF shark biologist George Burgess was featured in a Live Science article about how to avoid a shark attack on April 13.

WKMG Local 6 Orlando: Celeste White

April 16 2015

Celeste White, UF IFAS Orange County Extension Agent, was mentioned in a WKMG Local 6 Orlando story about a fungal infection killing palm trees.

The Washington Post: Lisa J. Merlo

April 16 2015

Assistant professor of psychiatry Lisa J. Merlo was featured in a Washington Post story about addictions in the medical profession on April 13.

The Washington Post: Pet stem cell therapy

April 16 2015

The University of Florida was mentioned in an April 13 Washington Post article about a study it is conducting on dogs with arthritic elbows.

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Honoring a pioneer

Judge Stephan P. Mickle, the first African-American UF graduate, was honored with a tree dedication ceremony at the University of Florida Levin College of Law on April 16. […]

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