GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence fell sharply in December, suggesting an end to any optimism over the outcome of mid-term elections and renewed concerns about the nation’s economic future, University of Florida economists report.
December 2002 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Trimming the waistline may not be the only reason to cut calories after the New Year: Doing so also may protect the brain from aging.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — People looking forward to eating raw oysters over the holidays will welcome news that scientists are making progress in the fight against a rare but deadly disease associated with the tasty bivalves.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The holidays are upon us, and all through the house, lots of creatures are stirring-maybe even your pet mouse.
But keeping Fido and Fluffy happy, healthy and away from holiday hazards can be a challenge amid the season’s temptations, edible or otherwise, University of Florida veterinarians warn.
Each year, thousands of pets are treated [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Don’t be surprised to find a red elf in your house this holiday season.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A hormone that increases energy use and decreases appetite in mammals is helping University of Florida researchers learn how rats’ brains control weight loss and how gene therapy might one day help people stay slim effortlessly.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A world on the brink of a war that likely will be fought with aerial drones, laser-guided bombs and other smart weapons may welcome a peacenik robot invented by a University of Florida student.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Planners need to create safe, wild spaces in urban areas because unstructured natural areas offer children rich opportunities to learn how to find their way in strange territory and gain other skills, a University of Florida expert says.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The horse, a classic model of grace and speed on land, is now an unlikely source of inspiration for more efficient flight.