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Climate Conversation

Climate change conversations seem to come with invisible boundaries: humanists talking with humanists, scientists talking with scientists. In some conversations, climate change can be just as taboo as religion, sex and politics. But how do you...
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Low Carb Community

In fall 2008, a homeowner in Pasco County was jailed for breaking the rules in his deed-restricted subdivision. His lawn was brown. A few months later, spring 2009, Tampa Bay Water drained its 15-billion-gallon reservoir and crossed its fingers...
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SmartFarm

Clyde Fraisse is eager to talk to farmers about climate change. Farmers? Not so much. “They are very focused on this season,” says Fraisse, an associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering at the University of Florida and...
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NEWS BRIEFS

UF receives record $724 million in research funding in FY 2015-16

Research focused on Alzheimer’s disease, agricultural pests and...
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UF/IFAS study: Taller, thinner crop beds save money, water

Looking out over thousands of acres of tomatoes, Miguel Talavera,...
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Hungry parents may feed their kids more, UF study finds

The hungrier parents are at mealtimes, a new study shows, the more...
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Rhesus-Macaques

Rhesus macaques may be preying on bird eggs in Silver Springs, says UF/IFAS study

Rhesus macaques, primates brought from Asia in the 1930s to entice...
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RESEARCHER HIGHLIGHT

Matias Kirst

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Associate Professor of Quantitative Genetics Genetics researcher Matias Kirst works to discover the genes, metabolic and regulatory networks that...
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