Archive for “July 2002 ”
Published: Jul 30th, 2002
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Recent corporate accounting scandals helped sink consumer confidence to its lowest level in eight months in July, raising concerns the country may be entering another recession, University of Florida economists said today.
Published: Jul 29th, 2002
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A poster in Peter Ifju’s lab depicts the Predator unmanned aircraft, which snaps spy photos and fires missiles at enemy combatants in Afghanistan.
Published: Jul 25th, 2002
GAINESVILLE-The National Institute on Drug Abuse has awarded University of Florida medical researchers a five-year, $3.5 million grant to continue studying the effects of prenatal cocaine exposure on child development.
Published: Jul 24th, 2002
GAINESVILLE-University of Florida Shands Cancer Center researchers have received $1 million in federal funds to study a new molecular marker for colorectal cancer through a multicenter international trial.
Published: Jul 23rd, 2002
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Protests, placards and polarization may not be the complete picture of how the public views abortion, say University of Florida researchers who found that many people waffle on the subject.
Published: Jul 18th, 2002
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — School children should receive classroom instruction in anger management just as they do in reading, writing and arithmetic, University of Florida researchers say.
Published: Jul 17th, 2002
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The year is 1914. American fugitive Robert Cath jumps from his speeding motorcycle to board the Orient Express, where he finds his friend has been murdered.
Published: Jul 12th, 2002
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Turning on a dime and reaching speeds up to 65 miles an hour, jet-powered personal watercraft can make the traditional motorboat look downright dull, especially to kids seeking summertime thrills.
Published: Jul 10th, 2002
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A tiny white-footed ant with a big appetite for sweets is the latest nuisance pest for South Florida residents and pest control operators, but a new bait developed by a University of Florida researcher may help stop the home invaders.
Published: Jul 3rd, 2002
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Tommorrow’s older baby boomers could find themselves out on the street if the nation doesn’t address a worsening affordable housing problem, according to a new nationwide study conducted by a University of Florida researcher.