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Submarine Solutions

Geologic phenomena have always fascinated humans. In ancient times, people attributed many of the mysteries of nature to the mytho- logical gods. Volcanic eruptions in Sicily were ascribed to the Roman fire god Vulcan, and tidal waves were...
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Seafood Safety

Floridians love their seafood. A recent study by the University of Florida’s Agricultural Market Research Center found that Sunshine State residents consume about 40 pounds per person per year, more than twice the national average. But...
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An Once of Prevention, A Pound of Cure

Cure. Most medical researchers are reluctant to use the word, even though it is their ultimate goal. No sense giving patients false hope, they reason. As is so often the case with science, progress usually comes in microscopic steps. But as they...
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”Lost Years” Found

When Archie Carr began studying sea turtles in the 1940s, his most valuable research tool was personal observation. Nearly half a century later when he died, technology had barely advanced beyond metal tags laboriously attached to turtle...
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Invasive Evolution

The federally endangered bird, the snail kite, was faced with an...
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Portraits of UF faculty members, Doug Soltis and Art Hebard

Two UF faculty members elected to National Academy of Sciences

Two University of Florida faculty members have been named to the...
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UF plays key role in trial for successful Ebola vaccine

An international group of researchers associated with the World Health...
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David Reed

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Curator of Mammals David Reed grew up in a family of musicians. Thanks to an influential science teacher in high school, he enrolled in a marine...
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