GAINESVILLE ─ Parents sometimes link the Internet to negative social behavior, but some children use the Web to learn about their communities, a new University of Florida study shows.
While most research on young people’s media use focuses ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s just math: The longer a mosquito lives, the better its odds of transmitting disease to humans or animals.
But as it turns out, factors such as the mosquito’s own genetics and the climate it lives in have a ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- It's enough to send gardeners into conniptions.
Crape myrtle, a tree adored for its bright flowers that scream summer, care-free maintenance and even its colorful bark, now has a disease problem – although so far, ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Communications has a slew of new videos that can be used for Extension or other educational purposes. Here is a roundup:
Vacation on a Budget - (3:31) A fun family vacation does not have to break the bank - University of Florida/IFAS ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida scientists will use a $500,000 grant to begin a research study that will examine how much urban road runoff and dust contributes to water pollution.
State legislators funded the initial look at road ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Since the first plant genome sequence was obtained for the plant Arabidopsis in 2000, scientists have gene-sequenced everything from cannabis to castor bean.
University of Florida scientists were part of a research team ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – That orange you’re enjoying may have been grown in Florida, but its deepest ancestral roots stretch back more than 5 million years, all the way to two wild citrus species from Southeast Asia.
University of Florida ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A University of Florida research team is cautiously optimistic after finding a possible treatment in the lab for citrus greening, a disease devastating Florida’s $9 billion citrus industry. It is the first step in a ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Floridians support the children of people who illegally entered the U.S. attending public colleges in their home state at lower, in-state tuition rates.
But that support fades fast when asked whether those students should ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- High-quality scientific research was again in the spotlight as the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences held its annual research awards program May 14 at the Harn Museum.
The event brought ... READ MORE