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Heroes of Medicine February 26, 2020
By Kyle Chambers As a cancer survivor and a witness to the struggles of others his age, HHP student Francisco Marchi was moved to tell the stories of young, palliative-care patients — to honor and highlight what matters most to them and their loved ones. His nonprofit foundation creates short films where the patient can
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Quantum Computing: Preparing for the revolution November 3, 2019
With exceptional processing power and some wicked physics, quantum computers promise to answer new questions, create new materials and synthesize new drugs.
Virtual humans boost mental health recovery August 6, 2019
What if you can’t talk about something where the leading treatment is talk therapy? Maybe try speaking to someone who’s not human.
The ‘stupid toy’ that makes billions of dollars and saves thousands of babies July 6, 2019
He was told it was a bad idea that would never work. Now, UF chemistry professor Richard Yost is being inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.
Proving Einstein wrong by proving him right May 28, 2019
Not many people can say they have worked on a math problem for nine months. Even fewer can say that they got it right. But Clifford Will can, and soon he’ll have a medal to prove it.
Photographing the invisible: Black holes April 18, 2019
For the first time in history, a team of astrophysicists has photographic evidence of black holes. The group was led by Shep Doeleman, who was almost a UF professor.
The search for levitation and perfect efficiency March 14, 2019
UF researchers are working to bring us materials with zero energy loss. Here’s what it could mean for the future and what’s in the way.