GAINESVILLE—University of Florida researchers say yellow jacket season is at its peak and warn parents to be particularly careful about keeping children away from the territorial insects’ nests.
October 1999 Archive
‘Biochemical Storm’ Following Brain Trauma An Important Factor In Treatment, University of Florida Researcher Finds
GAINESVILLE—A forceful blow to the head can trigger a “Pacmanlike” enzyme to begin gobbling up important structural proteins in the brain for up to one month afterward — weeks longer than previously suspected, according to a University of Florida Brain Institute researcher.
GAINESVILLE — Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings did more for literature than win the Pulitzer Prize. According to a new book published by University Press of Florida, she cheered up an ailing F. Scott Fitzgerald, encouraged Thomas Wolfe to be less wordy and went fishing with Ernest Hemingway.
GAINESVILLE — In a new hypothesis for a behavior observed in a number of species, two researchers say the process of natural selection may explain homosexual behavior in a beetle that preys on citrus in South Florida.