Archive for “June 2000 ”
Published: Jun 29th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When an airliner goes down in the ocean, divers often work days or weeks in dangerous conditions to find the “black box” that could reveal what went wrong.
Published: Jun 28th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new technique developed by University of Florida and University of Central Florida researchers may make it harder for terrorist bombers to cover their tracks.
Published: Jun 27th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Despite rising interest rates and higher gas prices, consumers in Florida continue to be optimistic about the economy, according to the latest consumer confidence survey released by University of Florida economists.
Published: Jun 26th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Leslie McClellan, 68, could barely hold an empty soft drink can with his left hand years after a stroke rendered his left side almost completely useless. Forget about picking up a piece of paper or grasping a pencil — or, worse yet, preparing meals.
Published: Jun 23rd, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla.–Reform efforts and a booming economy have carved 100,000 people off Florida’s welfare rolls in recent years, but a new University of Florida study shows that many of the most vulnerable former aid recipients continue to be plagued by poverty, joblessness and inadequate health care.
Published: Jun 22nd, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Kids aren’t nearly as savvy about advertising as they seemingly should be, considering how much TV they watch, University of Florida researchers have found.
Published: Jun 21st, 2000
LEESBURG — A toxic strain of blue-green algae may be involved in the skyrocketing number of alligator deaths in Lake Griffin during the past two years, say state officials and University of Florida researchers.
Published: Jun 20th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Bones of a newly discovered ground sloth that is the oldest of its kind ever found in North America have been uncovered by a University of Florida research team.
Published: Jun 16th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla.—In a unique partnership between police and academia, University of Florida researchers are tailoring satellite-related mapping software to help police track crimes and allocate resources more efficiently.
Published: Jun 15th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla.—With 75 percent of the shrimp in the United States now coming from other countries, seafood inspectors are working harder than ever to ensure the catch that lands on consumers’ plates is up to snuff.