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The Researcher Within

National Science Foundation Fellowships Nurture Young Scientists By Cindy Spence Five or six years ago, David Mazyck taught an informal workshop to help students put together their applications for the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The...
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Hive Help

UF lab is focused on keeping honey bees healthy By Cindy Spence The honey bee is a keystone species, and without it, Jamie Ellis says, one out of every four or five bites you eat would disappear. “Twenty percent of my diet is not citrus, it’s not beef or dairy. It’s not poultry,...
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When Less Oxygen Heals

Putting novel spinal cord injury therapy to the test By Michelle Koidin Jaffee “Superman” actor and disabilities activist Christopher Reeve often traveled the country to visit teams of neuroscientists working to discover possible treatments for spinal cord injuries. A...
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Drilling Down

Lake beneath Antarctic ice reveals its secrets By Joseph Kays Standing in the perpetual sunshine and chill of the Antarctic summer last Dec. 26, UF microbiologist Brent Christner peered into a hole 60 centimeters in diameter in the ice below his feet. Years of planning and...
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Creating the World to Come

By Alisson Clark The World to Come: Art in the Age of Anthropocene explores an era of rapid, radical and irrevocable ecological change through works of art by 45 international contemporary artists. Organized by Harn Museum Curator of Contemporary Art Kerry Oliver-Smith, the...
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Asteroid Origins

New theory could help protect Earth
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The Elephant’s Child

Science is better than fiction for an evolutionary biologist
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Communicating Science for Good

Pioneering tactics for creating change
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Resilience After the Storm

Helping a stronger Puerto Rico emerge Hurricane Maria
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