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)—An 80-year search for a tree killer has ended, says a University of Florida forest pathologist who helped identify the fungus that virtually wiped out the Florida Torreya and fears it may threaten other species.
(Phys.org)—University of Florida researchers have discovered for the first time that some Earth bacteria can live under the same low pressure conditions found on Mars.
(Phys.org)—Two University of Florida special education researchers have found a method to help at-risk students with significant behavioral problems learn to calm aggressive tendencies and actively solve their social conflicts.
In the rain forests of the Congo, where mammals and birds are hunted to near-extinction, an impenetrable sound of buzzing insects blankets the atmosphere.
(Phys.org)—A new research study gauging the outlook for the Florida manatee shows that it's a case of great news and not-so-great news.
(Phys.org)—A new study co-authored by a University of Florida researcher provides the first direct chronological test of sequence stratigraphy, a powerful tool for exploring Earth's natural resources.
(Phys.org)—University of Florida scientists have co-authored a study describing a new Lepidoptera species found in Jamaica's last remaining wilderness.
A new University of Florida study shows ecologists may have been missing crucial information from animal bones for more than 150 years.
Florida's consumer confidence declined in November to 76, down four points from the revised October reading of 80, according to a new University of Florida study. However, while consumer confidence is historically low, it ...
(Phys.org)—Their name is comical, but when crazy ants infest a neighborhood it's no laughing matter.