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Living fossils saving lives


February 4, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine has slowly rolled out to states across the country. Behind the scenes an ancient marine creature with ten eyes, twelve legs and magical, milky blue blood is being utilized worldwide for testing vaccines and sterility of ... READ MORE

Category: Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Conservation, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Fishery, Horseshoe Crab, Human Health, Shorebird, Vaccine, Wildlife

Research helps parents “give milk” to improve nutrition and livelihoods in Rwanda


March 13, 2019

by Judy Kimani, International Livestock Research Institute ◊ Gabura Amata Mubyeyi, translated from Kinyarwanda, means “Parents, Give Milk.” This phrase communicates one of the core messages resulting from an ongoing research project ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS
Tags: Africa, Communicating, Cooperative, Household, Human Health, Income, Milk, Nutrition, Pregnancy, Rwanda, Value Chain

Urban Food Systems & MREC


November 6, 2018

The UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center is continuing to evolve to meet the lifestyle horticulture needs and interests of its urban constituency in Central Florida. Urban food systems are becoming a major element of MREC’s urban ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Research,
Tags: Fruits, Gardens, Human Health, Local, Research, Ufmrec, Urban Food Systems, Vegetables

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