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Among The Millions Trying To Lose Weight? Lean On Each Other, UF Researchers Suggest

Published: Dec 6th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With the holiday snack season in high gear, many people are bound to be wondering what they can do in the new year to atone for all the eggnog, cookies and fudge they’ve been consuming.

Univ. Of Fla Research: Most Classrooms Are Too Noisy For Learning

Published: Dec 5th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The hum of the air conditioner, the roar of traffic, loud voices: Whatever the source, noisy classrooms prevent an alarming number of youths from hearing teachers and reduce students’ ability to learn, according to recent research.

Smallest Liver Transplant Recipient Leaves Shands

Published: Dec 3rd, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Eleven-week-old Bethany Joy Mullins was discharged today from Shands Children’s Hospital at the University of Florida — just in time for the holidays. She is the smallest infant in North America to successfully undergo liver transplantation.

UF Research: Dairy Farm Manure Could Be Useful To Nurseries

Published: Nov 29th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Most manure produced by Florida’s dairy farms is stored in lagoons and spread on fields, a practice that can lead to pollution of rivers and lakes if not done correctly.

New UF Program Recycles Fishing Line To Protect Wildlife

Published: Nov 28th, 2001

MARINELAND, Fla. — It’s strong, thin and almost invisible.

Smoking Down Among Students At UF, Campus Survey Finds

Published: Nov 28th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Cigarette use among University of Florida students has declined during the last two years, with freshman showing the highest drop, according to a campus survey.

Survey Predicts Weak Holiday Sales Despite Consumer Confidence Rise

Published: Nov 27th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence made a modest gain in November, but with overall confidence down for the year, lackluster holiday sales are likely, University of Florida economists said Tuesday.

UF Study Finds Radiation As Effective As Surgery For Vocal Cord Cancer

Published: Nov 26th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Radiation therapy can cure throat cancer as effectively as surgery while preserving people’s vocal cords and voices, University of Florida researchers have found.

UF Research: Kingsnakes Disappearing From State

Published: Nov 21st, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The kingsnake, so named because it eats poisonous snakes and is immune to their venom, is rapidly disappearing from Florida, according to new research by a University of Florida scientist.

Pumpkin Isn’t Just For Pie Anymore, Says UF Expert

Published: Nov 20th, 2001

BRADENTON, Fla. — Pumpkin pie may be one of the most traditional items on the Thanksgiving menu, but it’s time Americans started thinking outside the crust — with a tropical twist, says a University of Florida researcher.