Category: University of Florida

Want to help monarchs? Plant more than milkweed, study says

As monarch butterflies make their transcontinental migration this month across North America, they will depend on milkweed plants to produce the next generation of this iconic butterfly species, which has…

Exertional heat stroke lays down epigenetic memories on DNA that may have longterm impacts on immune function

Oct. 12, 2020 Recent epidemiological evidence in humans suggests that exposure to heat stroke or heat illness increases the odds of acquiring cardiovascular and renal diseases later in life. However,…

Professor Clifford Will receives Einstein Prize

Clifford Will Receives Einstein Prize By Scott Rogers — October 7, 2020 Physics Professor Clifford Will Department of Physics professor Clifford Will has received the 2021 Einstein Prize from the…

UF's Sid Martin Biotech business incubator celebrates 25 years

As one of the first biotech business incubators in the United States, UF Innovate | Sid Martin Biotech has paved the way to success for many startup companies. Sid Martin…

Air-tight test: How a UF duo learned to sample aerosols for viruses

Transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, isolated from a patient. Image captured and color-enhanced at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick,…

From hard hats to tiaras: Julianna Chappell wears many crowns

By Kyle Niblett Sweat drips profusely off the forehead. Steam rises from the Florida concrete courtesy of an unforgiving sun. Construction workers scatter from one task to the next in…

A question of physics

As scientific voids go, it would be hard just now to find a more pressing question: How do the aerosols that carry the invisible coronavirus travel on the air after…

Carmen Martínez-Novo named the first woman editor-in-chief of the Latin American Research Review

August 6, 2020 | Patricia Alba Dr. Carmen Martínez-Novo, professor at the Center for Latin American Studies, was named the new editor in chief of the Latin American Research Review…

UF professor invents system to maintain social distancing while voting

As people across the country head to the polls over the next few months, a concern on many minds is how to stay safe while voting. With the COVID-19 pandemic…

COVID-19's silent spread: Half of transmission from asymptomatic carriers

More than half of COVID-19 transmission is driven by people who show no symptoms, according to new research published on July 6 the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The…