GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Move over, man the toolmaker: The idea of men as stone tool producers may need some rechiseling, say University of Florida scientists who found women sometimes are the masters.
March 2003 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The jury is still out on whether blondes truly have more fun, but if the latest medical research is any indication, it’s redheads who could have all the luck: A potent painkiller appears to work better in women who carry a gene associated with red hair and fair skin, report University of Florida and McGill University researchers.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — To help protect agriculture from terrorism, the University of Florida is one of five land-grant universities in the nation coordinating a new National Plant Diagnostic Network that will provide an early warning about pests and diseases.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence edged up one point in March, but the overall index value remained relatively unchanged since last month when it sank to its lowest level in more than a decade, University of Florida economists report.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — People suffering from glaucoma or other eye diseases could one day replace eye drops with drug-laden contact lenses that deliver medication precisely when and where it is needed.
The following sources at the University of Florida are available to speak to the news media on a variety of topics related to the war with Iraq.
Anti-Arab, Anti-Muslim Sentiment
Joe Feagin- A graduate research professor at UF and an expert on racial and ethnic relations, Feagin can speak about anti-Arab and anti-Muslim prejudice. He is the [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida will lead a group of more than 20 universities in a new research institute whose aim will be to improve the safety and lower the costs of launching spacecraft.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In the face of terrorism threats, state lawmakers across the nation are locking up government records that deal with everything from security response plans to criminal investigations, according to research by the Marion Brechner Citizen Access Project at the University of Florida.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A massive outdoor experiment designed to test a new approach that could significantly extend the lifespan of the nation’s overburdened landfills and reduce their potential for pollution will get under way later this spring.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — If social historians are right and small towns are dying, some civic leaders apparently haven’t gotten the word.