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Researchers Successfully Immunize Mice Against Aggressive Cancer

Published: Mar 14th, 2000

GAINESVILLE — Researchers at the University of Florida have successfully immunized laboratory mice against melanoma, one of the more aggressive forms of skin cancer.

UF Leading Lucent Technologies-Funded Program In Latin America

Published: Mar 9th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Lucent Technologies today announced the funding of a collaborative effort between Bell Labs, the University of Florida and universities in Brazil and Mexico to advance distance-learning education around the Latin American region.

Researchers Working To Make Popular Grazing Grass Grow In Winter

Published: Mar 9th, 2000

GAINESVILLE — With spring on the horizon, Florida ranchers are looking forward to their bahiagrass pastures coming out of their winter dormancy.

Caught In The Web: UF/Cincinnati Study Shows Internet Addicts Suffer From Mental Illness

Published: Mar 8th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—By now most folks have found their way onto the Information Superhighway. But a rising number are having trouble navigating their way back off, hooked on the Internet and battling an addiction just as serious as those who compulsively shop, steal, gamble or abuse drugs or alcohol.

Some Die-Hard Fitness Buffs Would Rather Gain Weight Than Lose It

Published: Mar 7th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Use it and lose it is lost on exercise fanatics who lament that they can’t put on a few pounds, a new University of Florida study shows.

Estrogen Shows Potential As Stroke Treatment, UF Animal Studies Show

Published: Mar 3rd, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—A high dose of estrogen administered soon after a stroke can prevent a substantial amount of brain damage in laboratory animals, University of Florida researchers reported today (3/3) in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.

Solar Panels Completely Power High-Efficiency House — Including A/C

Published: Mar 2nd, 2000

GAINESVILLE — Tired of paying a power bill? Go ahead and pull the plug, but make sure your solar power system is installed first.

UF Researchers Use Injection Of Cells To Reverse Diabetes In Mice

Published: Mar 1st, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—University of Florida researchers have reversed diabetes in mice with a simple injection of cells that soon produce enough insulin to regulate blood sugar effectively, they reported today (3/1) in the journal Nature Medicine.