GAINESVILLE — Consumer confidence in Florida dropped four points in August, reflecting growing pessimism about higher interest rates, worries about the Y2K computer glitch and the national economy in general, University of Florida economists report.
August 1999 Archive
University of Florida Researchers Test Drug From ‘Transgenetic Sheep’ In Study At Shands At UF Teaching Hospital
GAINESVILLE—In an early test of breakthrough technology, University of Florida researchers have begun the first pilot study to determine whether the milk of genetically modified sheep can help people prone to life-threatening lung problems caused by a specific protein deficiency.
PENSACOLA—As volunteers from around the state begin their annual coastal cleanup projects in September, University of Florida marine agents are taking the effort to the next level by removing underwater debris before it washes up on the shoreline.
Founding Dean Of Medical Schools At The University Of Florida And Penn State Dies Near Home In North Carolina
GAINESVILLE—Dr. George T. Harrell Jr., the founding dean of medical colleges at the University of Florida and at Pennsylvania State University, died today (Aug. 26) at Duke University’s hospital in Durham, N.C., after a brief illness. He was 91.
GAINESVILLE — Like Superman squeezing a lump of coal in his mighty fist, scientists and engineers from the University of Florida and Russia are speeding up Mother Nature’s handiwork through creating gem-quality diamonds with man-made heat and pressure.
Dr. Thomas Maren, A Founding Father Of UF’s Medical College And Renowned Basic Scientist, Dies At Summer Home In Maine
GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Dr. Thomas H. Maren, a founder of the University of Florida’s medical college whose four decades of basic scientific research led to the development of a top-selling drug for glaucoma, died after a lengthy illness Sunday at his summer home in Bar Harbor, Maine. He was 81.