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University Of Florida Forensic Entomologist Uses Insect Larvae To Track Killers

Published: Mar 29th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — They say all murderers make at least one mistake, and when Jerry Butler is on their trail, it is almost inevitable that he’ll find it.

University Of Florida Researchers Identify A Protein That May Induce Drug Resistance In Lung Cancer Cells

Published: Mar 28th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—University of Florida researchers have identified a protein that appears to play a key role in fortifying lung cancer cells against the powerful chemotherapy drugs designed to kill them.

UF Researchers: Quick Survey Can Detect Bulimia, Predict Future Problems For Some Diabetic Teens

Published: Mar 27th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The answers to seven questions could mean the difference between a normal life and one plagued with serious medical afflictions for some teens with diabetes.

UF Survey: Consumer Confidence Remains Steady Despite Recession Fears

Published: Mar 27th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence in Florida remained practically unchanged this month, reflecting lingering fears of recession, University of Florida economists said today.

Univ. Of Fla. Renews Ties With University In Vietnam

Published: Mar 23rd, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Mike Holsinger and Khe Chau found their separate ways out of Vietnam before the war there ended in 1975.

UF Experts: Despite Rain, Water Conservation Efforts Still Needed

Published: Mar 22nd, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Despite several days of rain heavy enough to cause localized flooding in Florida and parts of the Southeast, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association’s Drought Monitor today is reporting that much of the area still faces moderate to extreme drought conditions.

University of Florida Researchers Study Possible Genetic Link to Dysfunctional Coronary Arteries in Women

Published: Mar 21st, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Cardiologists have spent decades puzzling over what causes chest pain in many of their female patients. That’s because the majority of women who complain of severe discomfort actually have coronary arteries that appear relatively normal in X-ray images of the heart.

UF Research Highlights Importance Of Managing Pain In Nursing Home Residents

Published: Mar 16th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Deteriorating bones, worn-out disks and grinding joints: These are some of the problems that can pack a painful punch to the experience of growing older.

In Helium 3 Nanoclusters, Researchers Find a Curiosity

Published: Mar 16th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida scientists report discovering a curious anomaly of magnetism in an article that appears in this week’s edition of Physical Review Letters, a leading physics journals.

For Citrus Farms In A Drought, A Wireless System To Save Water

Published: Mar 14th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A computer-controlled irrigation system has the potential to reduce water consumption in drought-stricken Florida’s thirsty citrus farms.