Archive for “September 1997 ”
Published: Sep 30th, 1997
GAINESVILLE — Florida’s consumer confidence continued its uphill trend in September, fueling a rebound in retail sales and expectations of a prosperous holiday season for retailers, University of Florida economists report.
Published: Sep 26th, 1997
GAINESVILLE—University of Florida researchers have developed a novel computer program, a silicon soothsayer that predicts the likelihood prostate cancer has spread.
Published: Sep 25th, 1997
GAINESVILLE — This year’s list of Florida’s 100 fastest growing businesses is dominated by companies marketing computers and software, as well as human resource organizations including temporary employment firms, a University of Florida study has found.
Published: Sep 24th, 1997
GAINESVILLE—In a state where citrus reigns supreme, most residents view bananas as just something to slice up and toss on top of their Cheerios.
Published: Sep 23rd, 1997
GAINESVILLE — The era of smaller, faster and cheaper computers may soon end because microscopic silicon chips are getting so small that eventually they will contain too few atoms to work, warn two University of Florida researchers.
Published: Sep 22nd, 1997
GAINESVILLE—James M. Davidson, University of Florida vice president for agriculture and natural resources, has announced plans to retire on Jan. 31. Davidson is the administrative head of UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS).
Published: Sep 19th, 1997
GAINESVILLE — The Sunshine State is the sunset state for many of the 75,000 elderly people whose needs are left unserved in government subsidized housing, says a University of Florida researcher.
Published: Sep 18th, 1997
LIVE OAK—At 14, Kelli Neal might seem young for a chicken farmer.
Published: Sep 17th, 1997
GAINESVILLE —The University of Florida officially unveils its $500 million capital campaign this weekend with a series of events and the announcement that fund-raisers are already halfway to their goal.
Published: Sep 11th, 1997
GAINESVILLE–A University of Florida researcher says you can pick out a lemon at any age — at least if you smell it.