The brain’s effect on other parts of the body has been well established. Now, a group that includes two University of Florida Health researchers has found that it’s a two-way street: Body fat can send a signal that affects the way the brain deals with stress and metabolism. ..Read More ⇒
The Florida Research Consortium (FRC) is a strategic partnership of education, business and government formed specifically to advocate for knowledge-based economic development in Florida.
Founded in 2001, FRC works to increase awareness of the cutting-edge research that is under way throughout the state of Florida and to enhance the diversity and strength of Florida’s innovation economy through the commercialization of that research.Read More ⇒
The study, led by Drs. Ross Alloway, a research associate, and Tracy Alloway, an associate professor, is the first to show that proprioceptively dynamic activities, like climbing a tree, done over a short period of time have dramatic working memory benefits. ..Read More ⇒
UF researcher finds way to cut cost, save water and help the environment by changing one simple thing
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? Would the plants grow as tall? Would the plants produce as many vegetables? ..Read More ⇒