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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Does medical marijuana work? Florida consortium seeks answers

Does medical marijuana work? Florida consortium seeks answers 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. A consortium of nine universities in Florida, led by two professors...
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SEC Consortium hosts AI Across Curriculum conference

SEC Consortium hosts AI Across Curriculum conference UF News Blake Trauschke In its latest step to expand artificial intelligence education, the Southeastern Conference AI Consortium will host a conference this Friday to discuss the impact of AI across academic fields as well as potential opportunities for collaboration. The Mini-Conference on Artificial...
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Study reveals previously unknown autism-related behavioral deficit

Study reveals previously unknown autism-related behavioral deficit UF Health Doug Bennett For people with autism, overstimulating sensory experiences such as noise can have a profound effect on their lives. Now, a group of scientists at UF Scripps Biomedical Research has shed new light on brain development that can lead to...
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