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In January, the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute hosted “Black Voices in Research,” an online storytelling event featuring five Black members of the UF biomedical research community.
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Duane Mitchell’s team at the University of Florida is a world leader in understanding how the body’s own immune system can be marshaled to fight cancers, especially brain cancers, in children and adults. It’s a big job, managing grants, directing clinical trials, writing journal articles, courting donors and countless other things.
Holly Lane never anticipated long-term disruptions in education when the pandemic started...
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Florida’s economy — so reliant on tourism — has been particularly hard hit by the pandemic....
Katherine Bermudez conducts research in lab wearing PPE.
Images of the pandemic pause became familiar so quickly: Zoom cameos by...
A University of Florida geophysicist discusses the strange changes in shifting ground during a long-term study of the 1960 Chile earthquake.
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The supply chains for common household items — like cleaning supplies or hardware — have had difficulties before the COVID-19 global pandemic.
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Now that a respiratory virus has made us fearful of passing each other in grocery store aisles and caused the masked among us to gaze reproachfully at the unmasked, suddenly, breathing seems complicated.
A hospital in Kansas during the Spanish flu epidemic in 1918.
UF Geography lecturer Gabriela Hamerlinck debuted a new class for Fall 2019: Pandemics. As the semester began, she was lecturing about history – the plagues of prehistory and the Black Death. By the end of the semester, current events were about to catch up with her lesson plan.
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When you stocked up supplies for quarantine, you likely checked several items off your hurricane preparation kit list as well. That head start will come in handy as hurricane season elbows its way into the pandemic in progress.
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Writer August Lah used to joke that she spent more than half her day in a coffee house.
Implicit biases, or biases that may be hidden, reveal the way test-takers associate people with words in positive or negative ways.