GAINESVILLE —The lovelorn and forlorn are more likely to be shopworn people who fill their empty lives by spending money in stores and spilling their hearts out to sales clerks, a new University of Florida study finds.
September 1999 Archive
GAINESVILLE — With hurricane season in full swing, University of Florida researchers are in the midst of building training centers around the state to showcase the latest materials and techniques in hurricane-resistant housing and encourage their use in construction.
GAINESVILLE—Jon Duffey was waiting for a table at a restaurant when he began to experience dizziness and a fluttering sensation in his chest. He tried to speak but mustered only a few words before an implanted device sent an electrical shock to his heart to correct its abnormal rhythm.
GAINESVILLE — A University of Florida aerospace engineering team is a step closer to reaching the ambitious goals of a military research program aimed at developing tiny, affordable airplanes for use in battlefield surveillance and other military situations.
GAINESVILLE — The future is a good bet for Florida’s American Indians, who have gained clout and confidence from gambling casinos and marketing makeovers, says a University of Florida researcher and author of a new book.
UF Researchers Screen Newborns For Genetic Susceptibility To Diabetes In Effort To Find Causes And Cures
GAINESVILLE—Most cases of insulin-dependent diabetes are discovered only when symptoms appear. But through a sophisticated screening program at the University of Florida, a Gainesville family knows their 20-month-old daughter is all but certain to develop the chronic disorder soon.
‘Revolutionary’ Treatment For Birth Defect Improves Survival Of Newborns At Shands Children’s Hospital At UF
GAINESVILLE — The method doctors traditionally use to treat diaphragmatic hernia, a life-threatening birth defect, can actually worsen the lung condition and should be abandoned in favor of a “revolutionary” treatment strategy that dramatically increases the survival chances of affected newborns, University of Florida researchers report in the September issue of the Annals of Surgery.