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Bill Would Allow University Foundations to Discuss Research in Private

By on April 1st, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 6:26 pm

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.

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Banyan Biomarkers Inc. Receives Grant to Continue Concussion Research

By on February 5th, 2014 | Last updated: February 6, 2014 at 3:36 pm

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.

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Brain Exercises May Improve Cognition in Older Adults

By on January 13th, 2014 | Last updated: January 14, 2014 at 5:26 pm

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.

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‘Cat HIV’ Research Potential Breakthrough For HIV Vaccine

By on October 17th, 2013 | Last updated: October 20, 2013 at 11:20 am

Recent research from UF and UCSF may eventually lead to a human AIDS vaccine, through the development of a HIV vaccine for cats.

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UF Research Team Surveys Tornado Damage

By on October 14th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 11:10 am

University of Florida researchers are evaluating the damage done after a powerful tornado ravaged Moore, Okla.

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Government Shutdown Could Have Negative Effects On Research

By and on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 1:44 pm

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.

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New MIT Research Could Help PTSD Sufferers

By on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 9:02 am

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.

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FAA authorizes UF for drone research

By on February 13th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 3:59 pm

UF has developed drones, or unmanned air vehicles, that can take high-resolution pictures for wildlife research.

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Shark attacks increase in US

By and on February 13th, 2013 | Last updated: February 16, 2013 at 10:37 am

There were 53 total shark attacks reported in the United States, which is the highest number since 2000, according to the Univesrity of Florida’s International Shark Attack File report released on Monday.

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FDA to assist in Alzheimer’s treatment, others still hope for cure

By on February 7th, 2013 | Last updated: February 7, 2013 at 8:38 pm

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a proposal Thursday to assist companies in developing new treatments for patients in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.

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