Archive for “February 2003 ”
Published: Feb 27th, 2003
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As the U.S. military gets ready for a possible war in Iraq, an international group of scientists is gearing up for a major project that could take place after such a war: restoring a huge wetland systematically drained by Saddam Hussein.
Published: Feb 26th, 2003
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Most people feel full about 10 minutes after they begin eating, but for those who are obese, it may take almost twice as long for their brains to get the message, according to researchers at the University of Florida’s Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute.
Published: Feb 25th, 2003
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence fell in February to its lowest level in more than a decade, reflecting growing consumer anxiety over possible war in Iraq, University of Florida economists report.
Published: Feb 25th, 2003
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Despite years of practice that tee shot just won’t stay in the fairway. Or maybe after serving that tennis ball a thousand times, you just can’t make it fly like you want.
Published: Feb 24th, 2003
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Black magic is growing paler as the mysterious practices once used to "poison" evil slave masters attract a larger following among white Americans, who frequent conjure shops and seek voodoo rites on vacations, a new University of Florida study finds.
Published: Feb 20th, 2003
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Even with the country on its highest level of terrorism alert since shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, a University of Florida expert says the United States can’t protect its farms, crops and cattle from biological weapons.
Published: Feb 19th, 2003
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Despite becoming a political battleground over conflicting moral values, school-based health centers have thrived and even been touted as an innovative health-care reform, say two University of Florida authors of a newly published book on the subject.
Published: Feb 18th, 2003
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As the debate over the safety of hormone replacement therapy continues, University of Florida nurse researchers have shown in a small but promising study that a combination of vitamin supplements, exercise and weight training may provide postmenopausal women an alternate way to improve bone health and prevent osteoporosis.
Published: Feb 16th, 2003
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dr. James E. Scott, vice president for student affairs at the University of Florida, died today (2/16) at Shands at UF medical center after a 16-month battle with cancer. He was 55.
Published: Feb 13th, 2003
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Stop and smell the roses – that is if you can find any that still have scents.