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Tim Broschat, a University of Florida environmental horticulture professor, developed a palm fertilizer suitable for Florida’s soil that could also reduce water pollution during the summer. At this time, his fertilizer is only available for commercial landscapers.
Experts at UF develop simulators to help military doctors by providing opportunities to practice techniques. The Department of Defense granted the research team $1.7 million to develop five simulators over five years.
House Bill 115 passed Thursday with a vote of 83-33. The bill proposes the creation of secret meetings, which would be exempt from public records laws, when universities foundations discuss research proposals and money.
Local research company Banyan Biomarkers Inc. received a $300,000 grant in January that will go toward continuing studies on protein testing after head injuries. Researchers say the technology will benefit people with a high risk of frequent head trauma, such as athletes and military personnel.
Mental exercise can provide long-lasting benefits to the minds of older adults, a University of Florida researcher Dr. Michael Marsiske found. The research was published online Monday by the Journal of American Geriatrics Society.
Recent research from UF and UCSF may eventually lead to a human AIDS vaccine, through the development of a HIV vaccine for cats.
University of Florida researchers are evaluating the damage done after a powerful tornado ravaged Moore, Okla.
UF research departments have been heavily affected by the government shutdown. Some researchers are unable to come to work, and others are unable to contact their federally employed colleagues.
A study published Wednesday in the Neuron journal states that the Tet1 gene could help post-traumatic stress disorder patients and addicts in their recovery.