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Doug Soltis

Window of Opportunity

Biodiversity research connects the dots between all life on Earth In the human history of the Earth, a mere breath for the 4.5 billion-year-old planet, the next 50 years may be the most important. “This is a critical moment we’re living in,”...
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Jonathan Bloch

Evolutionary Hot Button

A huge temperature spike 56 million years ago provides insights into modern climate change About 56 million years ago, something weird happened to the planet that has not happened before or since. The temperature spiked by 5 to 8 degrees...
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Addressing Addiction

How does drinking alcohol affect the developing brains of adolescents? What is the impact of social, familial and biological factors on brain development during the pre-teen and teen years? Amid this period of great intellectual and emotional...
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Overcoming Barriers

It was a serendipitous finding. In a follow-up clinic for brain cancer patients who had undergone a procedure known as laser ablation — in which a minimally invasive probe is used to heat and kill a tumor — Dr. David Tran and colleagues...
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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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Michael Okun

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Professor of Neurology Michael Okun is a surgical neurologist who has spent the last decade mapping the human brain for deep-brain stimulation...
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