For years, scientists have lingered over a tantalizing menu of possible causes for coral reef decline, ranging from increased algae, more predators and disease to exacerbating factors like human-influenced poor water quality, higher sea surface temperatures and rising ocean acidity.…Read More »
The batteries powered by a rhino’s “calling card” were a big hit. So were the dancing metal rings that showed how electromagnetism works, as well as the keychains, eyeglass frames and ukulele made with the 3D printer.
Those were just …Read More »
Dr. Laney Yelverton (“Doc Y”), former Professor of Physical Education at Jacksonville University who taught hundreds of area youths how to swim and was known for his Harley and ponytail along with his rigorous but attentive teaching style, died yesterday …Read More »
Food allergy is among the fastest-growing public health concerns affecting nearly every school across the United States. One in 13 children in the U.S., or roughly two in every classroom, has a food allergy.
Currently there is no cure for …Read More »
As we celebrate this season — and, yes, I know this column appears on Christmas Day — my thoughts have turned to the gifts of the St. Johns River that we enjoy every day.
The river has given us so
According to the 2014 Dangerous by Design report, Jacksonville ranks as the 3rd-most dangerous U.S. city for pedestrians and cyclists. These are not statistics to be proud of. The city’s many long roads with limited crosswalks and sidewalks …Read More »
Grant awarded to Healthcare Sciences Dean Christine Sapienza will support online Parkinson’s caregiver education
Dr. Christine Sapienza, Dean of Jacksonville University’s Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences, has been awarded a $15,000 grant from the Joy McCann Foundation to help develop online patient and caregiver interactive guides to protect airway function in Parkinson’s …Read More »
As I have written in this column many times, the St. Johns River is a fascinating place with many twists and turns, both physically and biologically. The unique nature of the river is driven by its flatness.
The St. Johns