More than 3 million Florida residents are food insecure and receive food assistance. During Food Week, Oct. 11 to 16, units across UF/IFAS will join hands to raise awareness about hunger issues and engage students and the public in solving hunger ... READ MORE
It’s hard to believe, but the holiday season is just around the corner again, and many people will look forward to cooking festive meals.
“A Healthy Table, Festive Feasts” is a special holiday-themed virtual cook-along workshop with ... READ MORE
The breast milk of lactating mothers vaccinated against COVID-19 contains a significant supply of antibodies that may help protect nursing infants from the illness, according to new research from the University of Florida.
For the study, ... READ MORE
Name: Ziynet Boz
Position: Assistant Professor
Hometown: Mersin, Turkey
Years with UF/IFAS: 8 months since I started my position. I completed my Ph.D. here at the ABE department between 2013-2017 as a Fulbright scholar and completed ... READ MORE
When you see your physician in a white coat, chances are you might think he or she is smarter, more confident and perhaps even exudes a compassionate bedside manner.
But what about dietitians? Do they need a white coat or scrubs to be perceived ... READ MORE
A multidisciplinary team of scientists will study how wildfire smoke spreads fungi that can affect human health, using artificial intelligence to predict future threats
This will be the first study of its kind in a new scientific field: ... READ MORE
Sustainable urban food production provides benefits that extend beyond addressing food insecurity.
The supply chain disruptions caused by COVID-19 continue to be felt across industries and communities. This has awakened a volume of interest ... READ MORE
The Yersinia family of bacteria, which includes the bacterium that causes bubonic plague, can cause infections that are difficult for the human immune system to clear and can result in complications such as reactive arthritis.
Researchers ... READ MORE
Floridians and visitors to the Sunshine State bake during the summer. Daytime temperatures often soar well into the 90s, and the heat index hovers over 100.
Heat can be so oppressive it causes death, and a new University of Florida report shows ... READ MORE
Lupus is an autoimmune disease caused by immune cells that attack the body’s own tissues and cause chronic inflammation.
UF researchers have tested a new treatment in mice that suppresses signals that tell immune cells to jump into action.
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