Alcohol — not marijuana — is the gateway drug that leads adolescents down the path toward more serious substances, a new University of Florida study shows.
Recent PostsWednesday, July 23, 2014
The variety and abundance of plants, animals and insects in a given area define its environmental health. Each plays a critical part, and imbalances can lead to catastrophe — not only for the species but also for humans. That delicate mix is what is known as biodiversity, and the University of Florida is launching an initiative to study and protect it. ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Researchers affiliated with USF have found that frogs can acquire resistance to a deadly fungus that has had a catastrophic effect on amphibians. ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, July 22, 2014
UM Rosenstiel School and Abess Center-led study provides new information for shark conservation efforts. ..Read More ⇒Monday, July 21, 2014
In its first dozen years of operation, the University of Florida’s Tech Connect program has helped launch 157 technology-based startup companies that in turn generated more than $1 billion in private funding, $530 million in public funding and 2,000 new jobs, according to a report released today. ..Read More ⇒Monday, July 21, 2014
A Florida-based company, in partnership with UCF researchers, has developed an innovative technology that will reduce fossil fuel usage in commercial trucks, potentially saving fleet owners more than $2 million a year while reducing carbon emissions into the atmosphere. ..Read More ⇒
Tagsanimals policy accounting Moffitt Cancer Center Torrey Pines Institute research policy biotechnology Nova Southeastern Univ. biomedical materials science Florida Power & Light robotics nanotechnology life science AxoGen marine environment consumers ICFO Jackson Lab partnerships Scripps Research Institute Max Planck sciences ecology stem cell aging bioscience cancer Enterprise Florida photonics Draper energy Embry-Riddle economy BioFlorida commercialization University of Miami FAMU magnets agriculture Florida State University Florida Hospital health Nanotheraputics awards medical University of West Florida children Florida Gulf Coast Univ. health care Florida Trend IHMC technology astronomy accreditation research society/culture Florida Atlantic University Florida International Univ. VGTI University of North Florida innovation aerospace conference / event education University of Central Florida Banyan Biomarkers Univeristy of South Florida HIV/AIDS green technology business accolades University of Florida AGTC Florida Institute of Technology FL Institute for Commercialization of Public Research Sanford-Burnham engineering sustainability grants clean energy physics computer science neuroscience gender