Tag Archives: Africa

Beyond pythons, Florida termed “cesspool” of world’s invasive species problem

By on May 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: May 2, 2013 at 2:29 pm

From giant snails to lionfish, Florida has become home to a variety of invasive species in recent years.

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Researchers found a corn gene could benefit Haiti and Sub-Sahara Africa

By on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:30 pm

Researchers at the UF Genetics Institute have identified a gene that allows corn to grow in acidic soil. The gene could benefit tropical countries that cannot feed their population.

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Mouse holds genetic key to regeneration

By on October 19th, 2012 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 2:03 am

An African mouse’s ability to regenerate body parts may have implications for medical treatment in humans, according to a recent study by UF researchers.

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African delegation and Alachua County exchange ideas on voting

By on May 6th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:12 pm

Elections officials from 6 African countries are in Gainesville this week as part of their tour of the American voting system. WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Brown spoke with University of Florida Political Science Professor Daniel Smith about this Trans-Saharan project and its […]

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