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Balancing the Equation

While in their own way many modern women feel as professionally constrained as the 19th-century governess Virginia Woolf quoted in her 1938 feminist essay, society is awakening to the unique contributions of the so-called “lesser...
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Eroding Confidence

For many people, Florida is beaches. Hundreds of thousands of residents live within a stone’s throw of the ocean, and 8,000 miles of shoreline are the destination of more than half the state’s 40 million tourists annually. But a...
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A Sense of Community

The benefits of biotech research to society can be great — a cure for diabetes or a frost-resistant citrus tree may lie in the next strand of DNA. But because of the long-term nature of the biotech commercialization process, often...
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Battle of the Bugs

In the battle of the bug, the University of Florida is allying its high-tech resources with mother nature to control unwanted pests. After half a century of relying almost exclusively on chemicals to combat agricultural and household pests,...
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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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Forrest Masters

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Assistant Professor of Civil & Coastal Engineering Most people flee a storm like Hurricane Sandy. Forrest Masters and the UF Hurricane...
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