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Fred Hutch Receives $710 Million Gift from the Bezos Family
The donation will fund recruitment, research facilities, clinical research, and immunotherapy research.
Fred Hutch Receives $710 Million Gift from the Bezos Family
Fred Hutch Receives $710 Million Gift from the Bezos Family

The donation will fund recruitment, research facilities, clinical research, and immunotherapy research.

The donation will fund recruitment, research facilities, clinical research, and immunotherapy research.

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Florida Labs Largely Unscathed After Brush with Hurricane Ian
Katherine Irving | Oct 5, 2022 | 3 min read
The path of the storm allowed many researchers to make it through without incident, but they stress that the result could easily have been different.
satellite view of Hurricane Ian in between Cuba and Florida's Gulf Coast
Researchers in Ian’s Path Brace for the Storm
Andy Carstens | Sep 27, 2022 | 4 min read
With their laboratories prepared as well as possible for what’s now a Category 3 hurricane, all scientists in Florida can do now is wait.
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Are Pocket Gophers Underground Farmers?
Andy Carstens | Jul 11, 2022 | 4 min read
A study finds that roots grow deeper than typical into southeastern pocket gophers tunnel networks, raising the possibility that the rodents cultivate their food.
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Florida Faculty Await Details on New Tenure Law
Natalia Mesa, PhD | May 4, 2022 | 4 min read
Professors in the Sunshine State may soon face an additional tenure review process under the bill, but not much is yet known about how it will change tenure retention.
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Disease-Carrying Mosquito Species Returns to Florida
Shawna Williams | Mar 17, 2021 | 2 min read
Aedes scapularis is already established on the peninsula, and researchers predict that its population will continue to spread.
Image of the Day: Flock in the Night
Amy Schleunes | Feb 19, 2020 | 1 min read
The National Weather Service’s radar in Key West captures a spectacular moment in bird migration.
Florida Cracks Down on Foreign Government Involvement in Research
Emily Makowski | Jan 15, 2020 | 2 min read
Four University of Florida faculty members leave their jobs as a state committee that formed last month pledges to investigate individual researchers and institutions.
Red Tides Under the Microscope
Bob Grant | Nov 1, 2019 | 10+ min read
Understanding the dinoflagellates that regularly wreak havoc on marine and nearshore ecosystems in the Gulf of Mexico could help researchers mitigate the damage they cause.
Infographic: Red Tides Still Hold Tantalizing Mysteries
Bob Grant | Nov 1, 2019 | 1 min read
A full description of the lifecycle of Karenia brevis could lead to improved monitoring, prediction, and mitigation of the harmful algal blooms it regularly causes.
College Campuses Close as Hurricane Dorian Threatens
Jef Akst | Sep 3, 2019 | 2 min read
The storm has already pummeled the Bahamas. Now the US coast prepares.
a view of Hurricane Dorian shot from the International Space Station
Labs Prepare to Protect—and Collect—Data During Hurricane Dorian
Emma Yasinski | Sep 1, 2019 | 3 min read
In the southeastern US, the coming storm disrupts research for many scientists.
florida panther
Florida Wild Cats Struggle to Walk Due to Unknown Disorder
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 28, 2019 | 2 min read
Both bobcats and the state’s namesake panther, an endangered species, have been spotted with signs of the condition.
citrus greening antibiotic oxytetracycline
Antibiotic Ineffective Against Citrus Greening: Study
Ashley P. Taylor | Aug 19, 2019 | 2 min read
Oxytetracycline, approved by the US government to combat citrus scourge, may not work—at least not as a spray.
Marine scientist photographing bleached corals
Coral Deaths Spurred by Pollutants From Land
Nicoletta Lanese | Jul 17, 2019 | 2 min read
Runoff and waste may be more harmful to the animals than climate change.
As Disease Batters Florida Reefs, Scientists and Community Fight Back
Carolyn Wilke | Apr 4, 2019 | 6 min read
Stony coral tissue loss disease has already affected 80 percent of Florida’s coastal reef system. Now, a huge team of responders is working to slow its spread and prepare for future restoration efforts.
Florida Campuses Close Ahead of Hurricane Michael
Kerry Grens | Oct 9, 2018 | 1 min read
The Category 2 storm is working its way up the Gulf of Mexico toward the panhandle.
Toxic Red Tide Kills Countless Fish as It Moves Up Florida’s Coast
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 10, 2018 | 2 min read
Officials in one county are running operations to clean up the rotting fish.
University of Florida Culled 150 Birds to Protect Research Plots
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 20, 2018 | 1 min read
Officials say the birds had eaten crops meant for experiments.
World First: Human Case of Keystone Virus Identified
Kerry Grens | Jun 22, 2018 | 1 min read
A Florida teenager is the first person with a confirmed infection by the mosquito-borne virus.
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