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Gateway to an Icy World: JU Researcher studies the Antarctic

John N. Heine recently had to bear 29-degree temperatures just to do his job. That may not sound too foreboding, but in this case, he was 100 feet underwater, beneath 10 feet of Antarctic ice, with only a dry suit …

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It’s all relative: Letters project makes physics fun for the whole family

The Lab Report may be a tradition science educators and students love to hate, but to get around it and inspire his introductory physics students to boot, Physics Professor Brian Lane found another, more personalized approach: weekly letters home.

As …

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FIT LIFE: Going Green with your exercise regime

I grew up hearing my parents constantly telling me and my brothers to “go outside and get some fresh air.” It looks like they were on to something.

Exercise is well known to provide physical and psychological health benefits. But …

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RIVER LIFE: A 4,000-year journey of the St. Johns

Filling in for A. Quinton White this month is Jeremy Stalker, an assistant professor of marine science at Jacksonville University’s Marine Science Research Institute.

Most people in Jacksonville are familiar with watching the St. Johns River slowly flow out through

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HEALTHY LIFE: Is tiredness related to age, fitness or anemia?

Have you ever felt tired? Maybe slightly more short of breath while walking? Just don’t feel like yourself? Is this normal, or could it be a symptom of an underlying medical condition?

Let’s take a closer look at a case

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FIT LIFE: Do you get enough ‘sunshine vitamin?’

We may live in the Sunshine State, but are we getting enough of the sunshine vitamin, better known as vitamin D?

Research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association reveals that about three out of four U.S. teens

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