GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Fueled by pessimism about personal finances, Florida’s consumer confidence fell again this month and is unlikely to rebound quickly, University of Florida economists report.
August 2002 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Double-digit increases from almost every major funding source pushed the University of Florida to a record $437.2 million in research funding during fiscal year 2001-02, up more than 15 percent from the previous year.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In the newest test of gene therapy, University of Florida physicians today (8/27) applied a toothpaste-like gel to a chronic foot wound in a 67-year-old Jacksonville man with diabetes to determine if it will accelerate healing.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s notorious lightning season conflicts with playtime as most of the municipal park and recreation departments in the state lack written emergency plans to deal with these sudden flashes of electricity, a new University of Florida study finds.
The following sources at the University of Florida are available to speak to the news media on a variety of topics related to the upcoming anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, as well as the war on terrorism and U.S. relations with Iraq.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — It’s one bug against another. A University of Florida termite expert says tests on a new electronic bug are more than 98 percent accurate in detecting subterranean termites chewing on wood near homes.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Ever since Ben Franklin came up with the idea more than 200 years ago, lightning rods have helped save millions of homes from damaging or deadly strikes.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — To keep blood vessels from clogging, surgeons sometimes implant compressed stents that expand to the right size and shape when warmed by body heat.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The deer flies are so bad at Dick Coski’s farm near Lake Erie in northeast Ohio that he used to get covered in bites mowing his small field.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida President Charles Young has named Dr. Richard Bucciarelli to the post of vice president for governmental relations. The appointment is effective Sept. 1.