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By The Dispatch On Friday, December 16th, 2016

Pythons and boas: Inclusion body disease detected using immunological assays

Inclusion body disease is a serious, chronic viral infection of snakes and can be devastating in captive reptile populations. Now, a newly published study in The Veterinary Journal sheds light on the disease, and More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Florida should vote to retain Judge John Badalamenti who fights loopholes and abuses of the law

While Florida voters focus on Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, there are plenty of important decisions which go unnoticed and the retention of judges is one of the more difficult decisions for voters. Judge John More...

By Robert On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
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Nigerian anthrax strain: May be associated with vaccine evasion

A new study by University of Florida researchers identify a strain of the bacterium, Bacillus anthracis, in Nigeria that genetically are only found in West Africa-Chad, Mali and Cameroon to be specific. Image/CIA The More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Everyday rudeness spreads in the workplace: Study

Rudeness in the workplace isn’t just unpleasant: it’s also contagious. Encountering rude behavior at work makes people more likely to perceive rudeness in later interactions, a University of Florida study shows. More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Boating and the risks of lightning

The odds of getting struck by lightning are about one in a million. But if you own a boat, the odds of it being struck by lightning are significantly higher – about one in a thousand. However, not all boats are More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, January 5th, 2015

New study: Religion leads to ‘stronger worldviews’ which reduces use of alcohol, tobacco

Public domain image/Jon Sullivan A newly released study from researchers at the University of Florida examined teenagers’ worldviews and the impact these perspectives have on deterring drugs and alcohol, finding More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

New report: Colleges are violating the free speech of their students

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) released its 2015 report and interactive infographic on campus speech codes across America today. FIRE’s findings show that more than half of the 437 schools More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Novel poxvirus discovered in sea otters: UF researchers

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — After studying unusual skin lesions seen in two orphaned sea otter pups, University of Florida scientists and their collaborators have identified a previously unknown poxvirus in the infected More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 13th, 2014

Florida school district may end valedictorian and salutatorian titles

The “whatever it takes” and “insane” battle for the top slots as valedictorian and salutatorian may be too much for a Florida school district which may be taking measures to end the designation. screenshot More...

By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

UNC Chapel Hill tops new Kiplinger ‘Best Values in Public College’ list, 6 schools from Florida make list

Beginning in 1998 the Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has released an annual Top 100 Best Values in Public Colleges report and once again the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill tops the list. UNC Chapel More...

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