Archive for “October 2003 ”
Published: Oct 31st, 2003
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As the U.S. Congress continues work on a federal energy bill, a group of University of Florida researchers is to working to implement a radical idea for making computers more energy efficient — as well as smaller and faster.
Published: Oct 28th, 2003
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians rose four points this month, suggesting the holiday shopping season will be better for retailers than previous measures indicated, University of Florida economists say.
Published: Oct 22nd, 2003
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — If that take-out coffee seems more invigorating than usual today, it might not be your imagination — it may be the java's packing a bigger dose of caffeine than you expected, even if it's decaf.
Published: Oct 20th, 2003
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The value of agricultural land in all regions of the state increased during the past year, ending the double-digit drop in prices for orange and grapefruit groves in two previous years, according to a new University of Florida survey.
Published: Oct 17th, 2003
Last week’s announcement that The Scripps Research Institute plans to establish a major research center in the state is exciting news not only for the state, but also for its universities.
Published: Oct 16th, 2003
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Short people may be short-changed when it comes to salary, status and respect, according to a University of Florida study that found tall people earn considerably more money throughout their lives.
Published: Oct 15th, 2003
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The National Science Foundation has awarded the Florida Museum of Natural History at the University of Florida and four other institutions $4.7 million to discover and describe all catfish species worldwide.
Published: Oct 9th, 2003
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Big corporate mergers can be the healthy choice for patients’ wallets, according to a new University of Florida study, which found that hospital consolidations often lead to lower prices.
Published: Oct 8th, 2003
Today’s expected selection of a new University of Florida president offers a rare opportunity for UF faculty and administration to heal a historically tense, often divided relationship. By working together, both groups have the opportunity to create a new culture at UF, one that considers and endeavors to meet the needs of everyone on campus in a climate of mutual trust and respect.
Published: Oct 2nd, 2003
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The first-ever comprehensive guidelines to help physicians accurately diagnose and treat an inherited protein deficiency associated with deadly lung disease were released today.