The University of Florida (UF) was established in 1853 as a public university in Gainesville, Florida. UF has an enrollment of over 51,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. UF is rated 49th in U.S. Universities by U.S. News and World Report 2009. UF has notable rankings for its School of Medicine, School of Engineering, College of Veterinary Medicine, College of Pubic Health and Health Professions and College of Pharmacy.
(Phys.org) —Butterflies are among the most vibrant insects, with colorations sometimes designed to deflect predators. New University of Florida research shows some of these defenses may be driven by enemies one-tenth their ...
University of Florida paleontologists have discovered remarkably well-preserved fossils of two crocodilians and a mammal previously unknown to science during recent Panama Canal excavations that began in 2009.
If mosquitoes were motorcycles, the species known as Psorophora ciliata would be a Harley-Davidson—big, bold, American-made and likely to be abundant in Florida this summer.
(Phys.org)—Talk about meeting Mr. Wrong. Female yellow fever mosquitoes sometimes contend with the courtship and mating efforts of males from another, competing species—the Asian tiger mosquito.
Floridians are more concerned with water quality than quantity, the results of a new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences water survey suggest.
Shark attacks in the U.S. reached a decade high in 2012, while worldwide fatalities remained average, according to the University of Florida's International Shark Attack File report released today.
(Phys.org)—Although reports of drought conditions, water wars and restrictions have often painted a bleak picture of the nation's water availability, a new University of Florida survey finds that conditions aren't quite ...
(Phys.org)—Consumed by 3 billion people, rice is arguably the world's most important food staple, and one reason for its popularity is that rice can be grown under flooded conditions that suppress weeds, making cultivation ...
A University of Florida scientist has discovered a record biodiversity hotspot in Spain for 100-million-year-old crustaceans with possible implications for present-day species living in reefs, which are declining worldwide.
(Phys.org)—Researchers have discovered the great white shark, one of the most feared ocean predators, can occasionally become prey for the mysterious cookiecutter shark, a lone predator one-tenth its size.