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Software Brings UF Citrus Expertise To Growers’ Desktops

Published: Jul 30th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — New computer software is squeezing more profits out of Florida’s orange and grapefruit groves.

UF Physiologist Tells How To Beat The Heat

Published: Jul 30th, 1999

GAINESVILLE—With temperatures rising in the East and Midwest, the number of deaths attributed to excessive heat exposure is climbing also. But most tragedies can be avoided by taking a few precautions, a University of Florida physiologist says.

Renowned DNA-Mapping Scientist To Join Growing UF Genetics Institute

Published: Jul 29th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — Combining computer technology with molecular biology — a union that may improve the study of disease development such as cancer — is the newest marriage of genetic sciences being forged by the University of Florida Genetics Institute.

UF Economists: Florida Consumer Confidence Rises To Near All-Time High

Published: Jul 28th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — Consumer confidence in Florida gained two points in July, reflecting unbridled optimism in the national economy and the belief that recession is unlikely, University of Florida economists report.

UF Sponsored Research Hits New Record As Industry Support Shoots Up

Published: Jul 27th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — The University of Florida’s research enterprise received a record $296 million in awards during fiscal year 1998-99, up 5.7 percent from the previous year, according to figures released Monday.

UF Study Shows House Arrest Is No Easy Out For Criminal Offenders

Published: Jul 26th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — Contrary to public perception, home becomes a prison and the entire family is punished when criminal offenders are sentenced to house arrest, a new University of Florida study finds.

Digital Plant Doctor Diagnoses Plant Problems

Published: Jul 23rd, 1999

GAINESVILLE—A picture may be worth more than a thousand words.

UF Team Helping To Create Solar Cells Thinner Than Human Hair

Published: Jul 21st, 1999

GAINESVILLE — University of Florida engineers are pioneering an inexpensive method for making a new breed of exceptionally thin and cheap solar cells expected to make solar power a more widespread source of electricity in the new millennium.

Unique UF Web Site Provides Live Access To Laboratory Research

Published: Jul 16th, 1999

GAINESVILLE—It’s not a World Wide Web site that will draw big crowds, but it is the only one of its kind in the world.

Perfect Laps Just A Keystroke Away For Swimmers Using New System

Published: Jul 14th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — Swimming has entered the digital age.