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‘Green Chemistry’ Cleans Up Environment And Renders Synthetic Drugs

Published: Jul 16th, 1998

GAINESVILLE —Chemists at the University of Florida are perfecting ways to take industrial waste and turn it into new medical compounds that have the potential to significantly reduce the cost of some prescription drugs.

Support Network May Help Black Women Cope Better With Depression, UF Study Shows

Published: Jul 15th, 1998

GAINESVILLE– Black women are significantly less likely to be diagnosed with emotional disorders than their white counterparts, University of Florida researchers report, but what role ethnicity plays in this process is unclear.

UF Study: Women Scientists And Engineers Face Delicate Balancing Act

Published: Jul 10th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Americans stand to lose some of their most talented women scientists and engineers because of the difficulties of juggling career and family responsibilities, a new nationwide study by the University of Florida suggests.

New UF Colege Of Dentistry Affiliation To Help Alleviate Shortage Of Pediatric Dentists

Published: Jul 10th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — In a unique partnership, the University of Florida is using new technology to join with private dentists in an effort to erase a critical shortage of specialists trained to meet children’s dental needs.

4-H Camp Ocala Converted Into Fire Command Post

Published: Jul 8th, 1998

OCALA — Normally, 4-H Camp Ocala would be teeming with kids, backpacks, sleeping bags and giggles. But the recent wildfires have displaced campers with firefighters, two helicopters and a military-style command post.

The Wildfires — And The Wildlife — Will Return, UF Experts Say

Published: Jul 8th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Florida won’t be safe from fire once all this summer’s wildfires are extinguished because development has added to the natural fire hazards already part of the state’s landscape, University of Florida researchers say.

UF Researcher Develops Guidelines For Soccer Field Performance

Published: Jul 6th, 1998

GAINESVILLE—University of Florida researcher Grady Miller may be a popular man in soccer circles by the time the World Cup rolls around again in four years.

Students Design Automated, Cost-Effective Water Treatment System

Published: Jul 2nd, 1998

GAINESVILLE — An automated water treatment system designed by University of Florida engineering students reduces the cost of treating drinking water while boosting its quality.

Agricultural Agencies Form Team To Boost Rural Development

Published: Jul 1st, 1998

BRANFORD—While most of Florida enjoys record growth, local leaders in rural communities are trying to reverse a decade of decline and boost economic recovery with help from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the University of Florida.