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Life in space – UF/IFAS faculty awarded three grants for further exploration


October 15, 2020

The NASA Biological and Physical Sciences Division’s Space Biology Program recently announced 18 grants that will advance our understanding of how living systems respond to life in space. Three of those grants were awarded to UF/IFAS faculty ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Department Of Microbiology And Cell Science, Grants, Horticultural Sciences, Horticultural Sciences Department, Mars, Microbiology And Cell Science, NASA

UF study: Some Earth bacteria survive and grow at extremely low pressure; may aid Mars research


January 7, 2013

Captions at bottom. Click here and here for high resolution versions. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida researchers have discovered for the first time that some Earth bacteria can live under the same low pressure conditions found ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Andrew Schuerger, Astrobiology, Bacteria, Carnobacterium, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Mars, NASA, Plant Pathology, PNAS, Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences, Serratia, Serratia Liquefaciens, University Of Florida, Wayne Nicholson

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