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Innovation Turns 50

Like so much of science, the invention of Gatorade 50 years ago seems to have happened by magic, as if the whole story could be told in a 90-second television commercial narrated by Keith Jackson. But a closer look at the copious amounts of data...
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Sweat Equity

Champions at the University of Florida – whether in sports or science – are built on a lemon-lime foundation. From the Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Institute to the Center for Exercise Science and the College of Medicine, scientists have...
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Early Years

Sandra Dodgens was taking a break from being a foster parent after the heartbreak of losing a child with cerebral palsy. Then a social worker called her about a pair of twins in critical need. The previous foster parent had them for 30 hours and...
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This week, Mars is the hottest news on Earth

“The Martian” is giving away a secret: science is really, really cool....
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UF researchers reveal first Tree of Life for 2.3 million named species

In the mid-90s, many of Doug Soltis’ colleagues told him that creating...
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South Florida an attractive home for invading reptiles

South Florida is on the front lines in the war against invasive...
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Gatorade Fuel Bar serves athletes’ nutritional needs

It’s 6:30 a.m. in the south end zone at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, yet...
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Folakemi Odedina

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Professor of Radiation Oncology and Pharmacy Radiation oncology and pharmacy Professor Folakemi Odedina has dedicated her career to eliminating...
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