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Many factors will contribute to the University of Florida achieving its goal of being recognized as one of the nation’s top 10 public universities, but none will be more important than success at growing our research enterprise.
Dr. David Norton, Vice President for Research

FEATURE HIGHLIGHT

Power Surge

  The University of Florida Training Reactor was commissioned in 1959 as part of President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Atoms for Peace program, and today it is one of the five oldest university research reactors still licensed. As it approached...
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Outbreak

Ira Longini has long experience in modeling infectious diseases, from the annual versions of influenza to the exotic chikungunya, and cholera and dengue in between. “About seven or eight years ago I started working on Ebola — I didn’t...
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Scaled Down

By Cindy Spence In the world of weight loss and fitness, numbers rule: 279 pounds; 20,000 pushups; 75 miles; a 6:22 marathon; a 16:39:53 Ironman; a 750-pound truck tire; the No. 6 at the drive-thru; a 76-ounce steak. One number ought to be fair...
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NEWS BRIEFS

Research could improve how companies ship fresh produce

A University of Florida-led research team’s development of a tracking...
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RESEARCHER HIGHLIGHT

J. Glenn Morris Jr.

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Professor of Infectious Diseases and Public Health Glenn Morris Jr. is a physician and internationally recognized infectious diseases and public...
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