Human activity ‘helped fuel’ red tide events, new study reveals

Human activity ‘helped fuel’ red tide events, new study reveals UF News Blake Trauschke In a new study that is the first to explain what some have long suspected, researchers found that human activity helps sustain and intensify naturally occurring red tide blooms in Southwest Florida. Conducted by researchers at the University of Florida, Sanibel-Captiva...
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Dog treated successfully for botulism at UF

Dog treated successfully for botulism at UF UF VetMed Sarah Carey Nearly a month after being discharged from the University of Florida’s Small Animal Hospital where he spent 30 days in the hospital’s ICU being treated for a rare case of canine botulism, a 12-year-old, liver-colored English springer spaniel named Luke has a spring in...
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The best climate change reporting drives solutions

The best climate change reporting drives solutions UF News Welcome to From Florida, a podcast where you’ll learn how minds are connecting, great ideas are colliding and groundbreaking innovations become a reality because of the University of Florida. Environmental journalist Cynthia Barnett was at the forefront of climate reporting and has seen the field grow...
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A first: Scientists grow plants in soil from the Moon

A first: Scientists grow plants in soil from the Moon from UF/IFAS by Samantha Murray Scientists have grown plants in soil from the Moon, a first in human history and a milestone in lunar and space exploration. In a new paper published in the journal “Communications Biology,” University of Florida researchers showed that plants can successfully sprout and grow...
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Aging and fake news: It’s not the story you think it is

Aging and fake news: It’s not the story you think it is UF News Brooke Adams Not being able to distinguish fake news from real news can have serious consequences for a person’s physical, emotional and financial well-being — especially for older adults, who in general have more financial assets and must make more high-stakes...
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Pushy plants? Student discovery ‘adds new dimension to plant biology’

Pushy plants? Student discovery ‘adds new dimension to plant biology’ UF News Catherine Arnold A new University of Florida study has found that a local plant, the tall elephant’s foot, can be pushy — which wasn’t previously known. The research, conducted by mathematics and botany senior Camille Sicangco, has been accepted for publication in Current...
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