GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians declined in April after its most dramatic increase in more than a decade last month, underscoring the fact that signs of an economic turnaround remain unclear, University of Florida economists said today.
April 2002 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida surgeons at Shands Transplant Center at UF performed a double-lung transplant on a 3-month-old infant – the youngest patient ever to undergo this surgery in Florida.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Life just got even easier for the family couch potato.
Florida/Swedish Scientists Develop New Model For Studying How Parkinson’s Disease Starts And Progresses
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Neuroscientists have demonstrated that a selected gene, when injected into rats, sets off the progressive brain cell destruction that causes human Parkinson’s disease-a discovery they believe provides a better model for investigating the disease process.
Putting The Bite On Melaleuca: UF And USDA To Release Australian Insect To Control Invasive Tree In South Florida
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.— To slow and hopefully stop the spread of harmful Australian melaleuca trees in South Florida, researchers from the University of Florida and U.S. Department of Agriculture will release a tiny insect predator Monday at the eastern edge of Everglades National Park in Broward County.
FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. — Just in time for Earth Day, a UF researcher is leading an effort to restore one of nature’s most valuable beach defenses: sea oats.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s a classic example of motherly love: With her young son’s life in danger, mom puts herself in harm’s way and donates her own kidney to ensure the youngster’s survival.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Every shuttle launch depends on cutting-edge technology, highly trained technicians, and some plain, old-fashioned tanker trucks – 50 of them, to be exact.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A team of University of Florida researchers has used gene therapy to develop a tiny biological machine that could one day be injected into heart attack-prone patients to recognize and stop new heart attacks.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With an eye on this November’s elections, a University of Florida professor warns that despite changes made in the wake of the state’s 2000 presidential election foul-ups, Florida has not solved some of its key voting problems.