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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NSU Receives More than Half a Million Dollars to Study Marine Ecosystem ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, February 02, 2016
A collaboration between the University of Central Florida and Florida Hospital has awarded its first $20,000 seed grant to a team that will study the fundamentals of cough in patients with head and neck cancer. ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, February 02, 2016
A University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science-led study shows that the North Atlantic absorbed 100 percent more man-made carbon dioxide over the last decade, compared to the previous decade. The findings show the impact that the burning of fossil fuels have had on the world’s oceans in just 10 years. ..Read More ⇒Monday, February 01, 2016
Erupting for the first time since 1905, fiery volcano in Nicaragua provides USF faculty and students with unique research and collaboration experience studying lava flow and its risks to critical infrastructure. ..Read More ⇒Monday, February 01, 2016
University of Florida researchers discovered that diverse communities of rafting animals can inhabit even the smoothest pieces of plastic debris if barnacles step in first to create complex habitat, similar to trees in a rainforest or corals in a reef. ..Read More ⇒
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