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Bird food bytes
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DeLene Beeland

Bird Food Bytes

It all started with caterpillars. UNC biologist Allen Hurlbert has long been fascinated with small forest songbirds, many of which peck and gobble caterpillars seasonally. And it was these small packets of protein and fat —

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DeLene Beeland

A Merger of Land and Sea

Rivers flow from a continent’s heart into the vast oceans, pumping weathered bits of rock and clay onto broad beds of sediment that form our continental shelves. Oceans change the shape of our coastlines in a

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DeLene Beeland

Next-gen Antimicrobials

Drug-resistant bacteria are a metastasizing global menace. For the past seventy-five years, roughly since Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the GI Bill of Rights, society has enjoyed a wondrous time span where powerful antibiotic drugs allowed medical

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DeLene Beeland

Malaria’s Spit Solution

When Rhoel Dinglasan, Ph.D., hears malaria researchers from the generation before him say that it’s impossible to eliminate the age-old mosquito-borne disease, he responds: “Let my generation try. Don’t close the door before we are even

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DeLene Beeland

Biothreat Specialist

A UF molecular biologist and bioengineer, Mike Norris, employs the tiny yet expansive microcosms of molecular biology and bioengineering to probe ecological questions of how disease agents function within landscapes, and how we can best protect

A pandemic shapes a modelers research vision
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DeLene Beeland

A Pandemic Shapes a Modeler’s Research Vision

From the early days of COVID-19’s arrival in the United States to the pandemic’s lasting effects on the state of North Carolina, Serhan Ziya has showcased the critical value of math and modeling in allocating needed

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DeLene Beeland

Covid-19 Pandemic Is Worsened Without Coordination

Cool fall weather isn’t necessarily to blame for increasing spikes of COVID-19 infections, a UF research team says. Rather, the current wave of disease may stem from a lack of coordination to control public health, and

Return On Investment
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DeLene Beeland

Return on Investment

At least a month before Florida recorded its first case of COVID-19, the University of Florida’s Emerging Pathogens Institute had a diagnostic test ready for research purposes. This was not a random one-off slam dunk; it

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DeLene Beeland

SARS-CoV-2 Virus Isolated From Air Within A Car

Researchers at the University of Florida collected the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19 from the air within a car driven for 15 minutes by a patient confirmed to have the illness. The driver had minimal symptoms,

Coronavirus ‘spillovers More Frequent Than Thought
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DeLene Beeland

Coronavirus ‘Spillovers’ More Frequent Than Thought

We’ve heard a lot about coronaviruses in the past year, after the sudden emergence of the COVID-19 global pandemic. But coronaviruses are a diverse group of viruses known to infect most mammals, some birds, and even