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UF researchers are working on a simple, paper-based system that would make it possible to test for the novel coronavirus in your own home.
Tyrannosaurus rex, one of the largest meat-eating dinosaurs on the planet, had an air conditioner in its head, suggest scientists from the University of Missouri, Ohio University and University of Florida, while challenging over a century of previous beliefs.
University of Florida scientists have sequenced the genome of Vanilla, which will help them select the best types for breeding new varieties of the popular plant to grow in Florida.
Brain scans of astronauts before and after spaceflight show changes to their white matter in areas that control movement and process sensory information, a University of Florida study shows. 
University of Florida researchers have found that low levels of physical activity can put healthy weight adults at the same risk for cardiovascular disease as adults who are overweight.
Engineers at Iowa State University and the University of Florida are working on a new system of “bury-and-forget” soil sensors and remote, wireless, data-collection networks that could help reduce the fertilizer that leaves farm fields and feeds the harmful algae blooms both states are working to control.
For the first time, researchers have directly linked gunshot injuries in children and teenagers with neighborhood poverty. The risk of firearm injury persists when poverty goes unaddressed, the research shows.
The University of Florida is committing more than $17 million to an ambitious new initiative aimed at solving some of society’s most urgent problems while redefining the role of a land-grant university for the 21st century.
The University of Florida has launched an initiative to help low-income families in Alachua County through a new strategic partnership with the Community Weatherization Coalition, a local non-profit organization focused on improving home weatherization and energy efficiency.
Two University of Florida sea turtle conservation biologists and 30 Florida Keys fishers teamed up to clear debris from an important sea turtle habitat in the Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuge.