GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Although frustrated by “senior moments” of memory lapses, the elderly have a lifetime of knowledge that enables them to best the younger set even if they do slow down with age, says a University of Florida researcher.
April 2001 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In what reads like a story from a 1950s science fiction magazine, a team of University of Florida scientists has genetically modified a tiny plant to send reports back from Mars in a most unworldly way: by emitting an eerie, fluorescent glow.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The success of the $7.8 billion Everglades restoration project may rest on the apple snail — a golf ball-sized creature that is a key component of the food chain, say researchers from the University of Florida and two Florida water management districts.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The layman’s version of the heart defibrillator, designed for placement in airports and other public places, could save thousands of lives each year, but University of Florida researchers suspect fear of litigation may be hindering their widespread use.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Stephen Cornelius O’Connell, the sixth president of the University of Florida from 1967-73, died Friday at his home in Tallahassee. He was 85.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida is launching an effort to preserve and make accessible a veritable gold mine of rare historic documents in Cuba’s National Archives that chronicle three centuries of Spain’s colonization of the New World.