GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As thousands flock to research studies aimed at ferreting out the hereditary bases for a vast array of diseases, University of Florida researchers are using a mouthwash method of collecting DNA that’s as simple as swish and spit.
September 2002 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The value of all types of agricultural land – except citrus – continued its upward trend during the past year, according to a new University of Florida survey.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Schools nationwide are struggling to cope with falling test scores, provoking debate about whether cash-strapped schools could attract qualified teachers by boosting pay.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Buoyed by a turnaround in perceptions of personal finances, Florida’s consumer confidence rebounded in September, raising questions about whether the rise will translate into holiday spending, University of Florida economists report.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida surgeons have simplified the way they identify which lymph node is reached first by breast cancer cells that escape from a tumor. The refined approach improves the accuracy of sentinel node biopsy, an increasingly popular method of gauging whether the disease has spread.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Caring for Alzheimer’s disease patients, often an overwhelming task, may be easier for family members worldwide thanks to an interactive program developed by University of Florida researchers and available by telephone and the World Wide Web.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The average person’s heart pumps about a gallon of blood per minute, a rate that can easily triple or quadruple during exercise.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A student organization at the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law hopes to build on the area’s reputation as an incubator for aspiring musicians by hosting what may be the nation’s first Music Law Conference on Oct. 4-5.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — To combat urban sprawl and protect wildlife, many communities have set aside land for wildlife corridors linking natural areas to one another.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The bliss of a steady marriage is a strong antidote to a life of crime, a new University of Florida study finds.