Category: Work & Life

Swim diapers may not keep pool water clean, UF experts say

By: Tom Nordlie (352) 392-0400 Source(s): Fred Southwick southfs@medmac.ufl.edu, 352-392-4058 Keith Schneider keiths29@ufl.edu, 352-871-0440 Patti Gilmer info@mypoolpal.com, 770-532-2034 View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Swimming is good, clean summer fun for small children—but University of Florida experts caution that… Read More

New mosquito-borne illness may be headed to United States, UF experts say

By: Tom Nordlie (352) 392-0400 Source(s): Walter Tabachnick wjt@ufl.edu, 772-778-7200 ext. 124 Roxanne Connelly crr@ufl.edu, 772-778-7200 ext. 172 Stephen Higgs sthiggs@utmb.edu, 409-747-2426 View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The next mosquito-borne illness in the United States may be chikungunya… Read More

UF researchers design folate-packed tomato

By: Stu Hutson 352-392-0400 Source(s): Andrew D. Hanson adha@ufl.edu, 352-392-1928 ext. 334 Jesse F. Gregory III jfgy@ufl.edu, 352-392-1991 ext. 225, http://www.hos.ufl.edu/meteng/1cpage1.html http://fshn.ifas.ufl.edu/faculty/JFGregory/index.html View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Leafy greens and beans now aren’t the only foods that pack… Read More

New UF partnerships help solve growth management issues in Florida

By: Chuck Woods (352) 392-0400 Source(s): Tom Ankersen ankersen@law.ufl.edu, 352-273-0835 Larry Arrington lra@ufl.edu, 352-392-1761 Jim Cato jccato@ufl.edu, 352-392-5870 Robert Jerry jerryr@law.ufl.edu, 352-392-9238 Pierce Jones ez@energy.ufl.edu, 352-392-8074 View Photo GAINESVILLE, FLA. — Finding realistic and equitable legal solutions to… Read More

UF researchers find new chink in a ‘superbug’s’ armor

By: Stu Hutson 352-392-0400Source(s): Valérie de Crécy-Lagard, vcrecy@ufl.edu, 352-392-9416, http://microcell.ufl.edu/deCrecy.html View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Infections from drug-resistant forms of Staphylococcus bacteria are skyrocketing and have even recently made headlines by debilitating some of the NFL’s toughest players…. Read More