Category: Research

The double-edged sword of being politically correct at work

While new research from the UF Warrington College of Business shows that being politically correct at work is motivated by a desire to benefit coworkers, it can also be a double-edged sword.

A first — UF scientists grow plants in soil from the Moon

UF scientists have grown plants in soil from the Moon, a first in human history and a milestone in lunar and space exploration.

Aging and fake news: It’s not the story you think it is

Not being able to distinguish fake news from real news can have serious consequences for a person’s physical, emotional and financial well-being.

Oral histories help preserve Indigenous heritage

With a $170,000 grant from tobacco heiress and philanthropist Doris Duke, representatives of the UF Oral History Program interviewed about 1,000 Native Americans from various tribes between 1966 and 1975.

How hot is too hot, and how dry is too dry, for the Earth’s forests?

A new study from an international team of researchers found the answers – by looking at decades of dying trees.

How to double food production by 2050

UF/IFAS Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources J. Scott Angle, Ph.D., published an opinion piece in The Hill discussing how agriculture is embracing artificial intelligence technology with the goal of innovating and doubling food production by 2050.

Get your research to the public and create an impact

UF faculty and scholars are invited to participate in a workshop with The Conversation editors.

UF researchers help develop highly accurate 30-second coronavirus test

UF researchers helped develop a COVID-19 testing device that can detect coronavirus infection in as little as 30 seconds.

Does medical marijuana work? Florida consortium seeks answers

Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy Dr. Almut Winterstein described a consortium of nine Florida universities led by two UF professors.

SynGatorTron™ to speed medical research, alleviate privacy worries

A team of UF researchers is rolling out the AI model SynGatorTron™, which generates synthetic patient data untraceable to real patients.

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