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.
July 2002 Archive
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.
UF researchers garner $3.5 million federal grant renewal to continue studying prenatal cocaine exposure’s effects
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.