A mutant form of a meek microbe deals a gutsy blow to colon cancer, University of Florida scientists have discovered. The special bacteria halted abnormal inflammation, reduced precancerous growths and reversed progression of severe cancerous lesions in the large intestines of mice. The findings appear June 11 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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Tightly spaced planets inside an alien solar system known as Kepler-80 boast a rare orbital configuration. The study was led by Mariah MacDonald as an undergraduate with Darin Ragozzine, an assistant professor of physics and space sciences, both at Florida Institute of Technology. ..Read More ⇒Wednesday, July 27, 2016
The Institute announced a funding agreement with Mend VIP, an Orlando-based company with technology developed at the University of Central Florida. Mend VIP provides proprietary triage, no-wait, and telemedicine technology that virtualizes a large percentage of care where an in-person exam is not needed, resulting in an improved patient and physician experience. ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, July 26, 2016
According to NSU associate professor J. Matthew Hoch, Ph.D., barnacles have long-fascinated scientists and studying them has helped the development of scientific theories from evolution and natural selection to systematics and taxonomy. ..Read More ⇒Friday, July 22, 2016
University of South Florida study indicates these syndromes, when combined with poor pregnancy outcomes, can confer additional cardiovascular disease risk sooner ..Read More ⇒Friday, July 22, 2016
Older adults who completed 11 or more sessions of training had a 48 percent reduced risk of dementia over the 10-year study period, a University of South Florida researcher finds ..Read More ⇒
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