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Changing planting rows lowers cost, saves water, UF research finds

Changing planting rows lowers cost, saves water, UF research finds

GAINESVILLE — Sanjay Shukla looked out over row upon row of tomato and pepper plants and had an idea: What would happen if he made the compacted soil rows taller and more narrow? Would the plants need less water, fertilizer and fumigation? Wou...
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Workplace rudeness will spread, UF research finds

Rudeness in the workplace isn’t just unpleasant — it’s also contagious.
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Flood insurance is a good policy on Suncoast

Flood insurance is a good policy on Suncoast

With a widespread cleanup underway after major flooding in the Tampa Bay area, some homeowners are learning the hard way the limits of their insurance coverage.
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NASA satellite video shows dark side of the moon

NASA satellite video shows dark side of the moon

When Pink Floyd sung about the “dark side of the moon,” they probably didn’t think they would ever actually get to see it. But thanks to a NASA satellite video, we now get to see a view of the moon that previously had never been ...
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Study: Seniors get more drugs, less counseling

Study: Seniors get more drugs, less counseling

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Older Americans receive prescriptions for mental health medications at more than twice the rate that younger adults do, a new study finds. But they’re much less likely to get their mental health care from a psychiatri...
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Urine test for pancreatic cancer being developed

Urine test for pancreatic cancer being developed

An oft-cited reason for the dismal prognosis for people with pancreatic cancer is the difficulty in diagnosing the disease. Because newly developing malignancies in the pancreas produce few if any physical symptoms, the disease has often progressed p...
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UF opens $46 million medical education building

UF opens $46 million medical education building

GAINESVILLE — After years of planning and construction, a historic day for the University of Florida has arrived with the unveiling of the nation’s premier medical education facility.
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TECO installing giant solar power array at airport

TECO installing giant solar power array at airport

TAMPA — Huge white concrete and steel columns are going up atop the economy parking garage at Tampa International Airport, soon to anchor the largest solar panel array Tampa Electric Co. has ever installed.
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Material opens possibilities for super-long-acting pills

Material opens possibilities for super-long-acting pills

Medical devices that can be swallowed and reside within the stomach and carry out various functions such as long-term delivery of medicines or health monitoring are already in use.
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Experimental drug tames hot flashes without risky side effects

Experimental drug tames hot flashes without risky side effects

An experimental medication treats hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms without the life-threatening risks of hormone replacement therapy, according to a team led by a University of North Texas Health Science Center scientist. ...
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