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  • UF Researchers Tackle Dengue

    Dengue vaccine could cause more severe infections in some settings. Dengue (pron. DEN-gay) is one of the most common viral infections around the world, with widespread occurrence in Africa and Southeast Asia, and can lead to the life-threatening hemorrhagic fever. Although ...

  • The Cinematic Society

    UF’s Barbara Mennel Awarded Prestigious German Fellowship to Study Women and Work in Film Movies often are more telling of current social and economic issues than the news or research articles—gender issues especially so. The feminization of labor in the 21st ...

  • UF’s Iron Man, Part Two

    The American Chemical Society has just announced their 2016 Fellows, and UF Drago Chair of Chemistry George Christou is on the esteemed list. The ACS has named 57 chemists who have made significant contributions in their field in the July ...

  • Setting the Gold Standard

    UF chemistry professor is first to use light to make gold crystal nanoparticles A team of University of Florida researchers has figured out how gold can be used in crystals grown by light to create nanoparticles, a discovery that has major ...

  • Smart Drugs

    UF Chemistry Professor Receives Award for Futuristic Polymer Many people have experienced unpleasant side effects from medications – or just don’t like needles. One step to improving drug delivery for patients is to build “smart” proteins that can be released into ...