GAINESVILLE—Tiny alga plants — which form green scum on ponds — are the source of a unique gene that can be transferred to crop plants, boosting yields by as much as 30 percent, according to University of Florida researchers.
January 1999 Archive
GAINESVILLE—Current research emphasizes oral health is a vital part of our overall well-being. But for many people with disabilities — either mental, physical or emotional – finding a dentist trained to care for them can be difficult.
GAINESVILLE — Children are quick studies when it comes to their teachers’ body language, and the messages they get about their teachers’ feelings toward them can have a profound effect on their classroom performance, a University of Florida researcher has found.
GAINESVILLE — For years, a debate has raged over curriculum standards and who controls them. The locus of the standards movement now has shifted to the states and two researchers at the University of Florida offer some issues to consider as this shift takes place.
GAINESVILLE — Jimmy Cheek, formerly assistant dean of the University of Florida College of Agriculture, was today named dean of the college and dean of academic programs for UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), effective Feb. 1.
UF Researchers: Gene Therapy Replaces Critical Protein In Animal Model Of Often-Fatal Lung-Liver Disease
GAINESVILLE—Using an increasingly promising tool from their gene therapy arsenal, scientists have hit on an innovative way to replace a crucial protein that protects the lungs from the destructive action of an often-fatal lung-liver disease, University of Florida researchers report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.