Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed the first synthetic compound that can reverse the effects of a serious metabolic condition known as fatty liver disease. True to its name, the disease involves an abnormal buildup of fat in the liver.
Recent PostsWednesday, February 25, 2015
USF scientist and a cholesterol expert say advocates of statins have inflated claims about the drug by “statistical deception” ..Read More ⇒Wednesday, February 25, 2015
A rare parasite that can cause sickness in humans and animals is present in more species of snails in Florida than previously thought, potentially putting people and pets who eat snails at risk. University of Florida scientists made the discovery after an orangutan treated at UF died from eating snails carrying the parasite Angiostrongylus cantonensis, known as the rat lungworm. ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Research identifies traits of predators that predicts their ability to reduce parasite transmission - managing predator diversity may be an underutilized tool to reduce human and wildlife diseases and pests in general ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Tropical turtle fossils discovered in Wyoming by University of Florida scientists reveal that when the earth got warmer, prehistoric turtles headed north. But if today’s turtles try the same technique to cope with warming habitats, they might run into trouble. ..Read More ⇒Monday, February 23, 2015
Grazing fish can help save coral reefs, but not all grazers are created equal, according to an FIU study published this month in Marine Ecology Progress Series. ..Read More ⇒
TagsEmbry-Riddle Florida Trend Sanford-Burnham research policy photonics economy health care partnerships grants Florida International Univ. FAMU health Nova Southeastern Univ. education VGTI astronomy policy stem cell innovation ICFO biotechnology life science FL Institute for Commercialization of Public Research Florida Atlantic University bioscience University of North Florida engineering Moffitt Cancer Center biomedical HIV/AIDS neuroscience research Florida Hospital University of West Florida accreditation Max Planck cancer aging Torrey Pines Institute AxoGen nanotechnology sustainability Scripps Research Institute society/culture conference / event Banyan Biomarkers marine University of Central Florida IHMC green technology physics Florida Power & Light University of Miami robotics accounting environment Nanotheraputics BioFlorida sciences GrowFL materials science Florida Gulf Coast Univ. Florida Institute of Technology Jackson Lab consumers Draper energy business Enterprise Florida Florida State University gender Univeristy of South Florida awards medical children commercialization ecology AGTC magnets aerospace technology agriculture computer science clean energy University of Florida accolades animals