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FEATURE HIGHLIGHTS

Addressing Addiction

How does drinking alcohol affect the developing brains of adolescents? What is the impact of social, familial and biological factors on brain development during the pre-teen and teen years? Amid this period of great intellectual and emotional...
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Overcoming Barriers

It was a serendipitous finding. In a follow-up clinic for brain cancer patients who had undergone a procedure known as laser ablation — in which a minimally invasive probe is used to heat and kill a tumor — Dr. David Tran and colleagues...
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Period Pieces

Florida’s history is colorful, but perhaps no piece of its past is as colorful as its citrus crate labels. The nostalgic images are an invitation to stroll down memory lane, one lined with orderly rows of citrus trees. The labels began as a...
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NEWS BRIEFS

UF plays key role in trial for successful Ebola vaccine

An international group of researchers associated with the World Health...
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UF/IFAS study: Failure to cool dry dairy cows could cost $810 million annually

If American farmers do not cool their non-lactating dairy cows, they...
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NIH grants aim to understand molecular changes during physical activity

When we exercise, a cascade of benefits occurs, but researchers don’t...
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RESEARCHER HIGHLIGHT

Michael Okun

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Professor of Neurology Michael Okun is a surgical neurologist who has spent the last decade mapping the human brain for deep-brain stimulation...
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