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UF Researchers: For The Best Decisions, Use a Simple Majority Vote

Published: Dec 17th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — A committee has just arrived at a final list of five applicants for an important job opening. In order to be a finalist, a candidate must receive a yes’ vote from a specified majority of the committee.

Give The Gift Of Health, UF Faculty Suggest

Published: Dec 11th, 1998

GAINESVILLE—For many Americans, the end-of-the-year holiday season is heralded with carefree overindulgence, as decadent desserts, fat-laden dinners and free-flowing alcohol rule the day. In other words, it’s not a time when health concerns take center stage.

UF Education Professor Recommends Children’s Books For The Holidays

Published: Dec 11th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — This holiday season, you can give children the gift of knowledge, feed their imaginations and broaden their horizons.

University of Florida Study: Women Report Higher Pain Levels Than Do Men

Published: Dec 10th, 1998

GAINESVILLE—Women with chronic pain report slightly higher levels of pain than their male counterparts, but the difference may be as much the result of how society teaches men to handle […]

Exercising Just Three Days May Provide Heart Attack Protection

Published: Dec 9th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — It’s mid-morning on Cape Cod and the thermometer has barely climbed above 50 degrees, but 72-year-old Joseph Sullivan is out walking. Every day he puts his headphones on and walks two or three miles around Cape Cod’s Kelley Park.

UF Horticulturist Says There’s A Poinsettia To Suit Everyone

Published: Dec 8th, 1998

GAINESVILLE—When poinsettias arrived on the U.S. Christmas scene as stage decor for holiday television specials in the 1950s and ’60s, there was red and only red.

UF Veterinarians Offer Pet Safety Tips For The Holidays

Published: Dec 4th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Pet owners should keep in mind their animals’ safety during the holiday season, when hazards increase, say University of Florida veterinarians.

TVs, Computer Monitors Contain High Lead Levels, Study Finds

Published: Dec 3rd, 1998

GAINESVILLE — A University of Florida study has determined cathode ray tubes inside television sets and computer monitors contain enough lead to be considered hazardous waste, a finding that may spur officials in Florida and elsewhere to forbid or restrict the current practice of dumping televisions and monitors in landfills.

UF Researcher: Leisure Activities Defy Simple Classifications

Published: Dec 2nd, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Fishing, a form of self-expression that has more in common with refined needlepoint than rugged canoeing or hunting?

UF Keeps Pace With Industry In The Science Of Growing Grass

Published: Nov 30th, 1998

GAINESVILLE—Used to be, if you wanted to manage a golf course, all you needed to know was how high to mow and when to turn on the sprinklers.