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bedbug
2014-05-22 06:41:46

Researchers from the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences have channeled their inner MacGyver and devised a cheap and easy way to deal with bedbugs using only common household items.

gum disease and heart disease
2014-05-19 09:50:42

A new study presented on Sunday at the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology has found that the same bacteria responsible for gum disease can also advance heart disease.

Alligator Snapping Turtles At Risk
2014-04-14 10:52:18

A new study published in the journal Zootaxa reveals that the alligator snapping turtle is actually three different species – not one as previously thought.

Record Giant Burmese Python Caught In Florida
2012-08-15 05:50:55

The biggest Burmese python ever caught in the Florida wilderness has been reported in the Everglades, measuring 17-feet, 7-inches.

Earth-like Planets May Be Scarce In Systems With Hot Jupiters
2012-05-08 12:54:38

Solar systems that have “hot Jupiter-type” planets closely orbiting host stars likely do not have Earth-like planets neighboring them.

What Color Do Flies Like Best?
2012-02-16 08:17:27

Scientists have created a new type of housefly control device that has proven most effective in killing an insect that carries as many as 100 types of germs.

2010-02-09 13:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference today at Rosen Shingle Creek, UFL Commissioner Michael Huyghue announced Jay Gruden as Head Coach of the Florida Tuskers. Gruden previously served as Offensive Coordinator for the Tuskers.

2009-12-02 13:10:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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