Increasing state alcohol taxes could prevent thousands of deaths a year from car crashes, say University of Florida Health researchers, who found alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes decreased after taxes on beer, wine and spirits went up in Illinois.
Consumer sentiment among Floridians rose in March by more than 3 points to 96.8, the highest reading in 10 years, according to a monthly University of Florida survey. All five components that make up the index increased.
Two of the most destructive termite species in the world -- responsible for much of the $40 billion in economic loss caused by termites annually -- are now swarming simultaneously in South Florida, creating hybrid colonies that grow quickly and have the potential to migrate to other states.
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The University of Florida’s Small Animal Hospital will offer free eye screenings and heart examinations to service animals on May 8 as a part of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists’ National Service Dog Eye Exam event.
Anne E. Donnelly, director of the University of Florida’s Center for Undergraduate Research, is among 15 recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring, the White House announced earlier today.
George Burgess the director of the Florida program for shark research at the Florida Museum of Natural history was quoted in a March 30 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the number of worldwide shark attack deaths in 2014.