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  • Dr. Jack E. Davis selected as recipient of 2019 Andrew Carnegie fellowship

    We would like to congratulate Dr. Jack E. Davis for being selected as one of the recipients for the 2019 Andrew Carnegie fellowship award. Overall, Dr. Davis was one of the thirty-two fellows out of 300 nominations  selected for this ...

  • Dengue immunity may buffer against Zika, study finds

    In the epicenter of the Zika epidemic in northeast Brazil, 73 percent of people living in an urban slum in Salvador were infected in 2015. However, in this highly affected population, those with immunity to dengue, a genetically similar virus, ...

  • Sea Snakes That Can’t Drink Seawater

    Surrounded by salty water, sea snakes sometimes live a thirsty existence. Previously, scientists thought that they were able to drink seawater, but recent research has shown that they need to access freshwater. A new study published in PLOS ONE on ...

  • Writing Across the Sahara

    UF professor receives NEH fellowship to research under-studied African writing traditions Read more "Writing Across the Sahara"

  • UF astronomer joins team of researchers studying black hole mergers

    At the center of almost every galaxy, there is a gigantic black hole, a massive marker of a star’s collapse into infinite density. Akin to the comparably infinitesimal cell, the black hole is the “nucleus” of the galaxy. When galaxies ...