GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Outside, the mercury may be rising, yet you can’t seem to warm up; in fact, you might feel downright chilled.
January 2004 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For the second month in a row, consumer confidence among Floridians climbed two points, the result of a rebounding stock market, falling unemployment claims and robust holiday sales, University of Florida economists report.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The number of shark attacks worldwide took a dip for the third straight year, in part perhaps because more people are realizing the ocean is a wild place instead of a backyard swimming pool, a new University of Florida study finds.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Heat – it’s one opponent that can humble the toughest football player, especially during summer practices and early season games.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two University of Florida researchers and their collaborators have found one of the genetic pathways to folate production in plants – research that could lead to crops rich with the birth defect-preventing nutrient to feed the developing world.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It is well known that unborn babies can recognize their mothers’ voices and distinguish music from noise. But exactly what they hear remains unclear.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida is one of the top universities in recruiting National Merit and National Achievement scholars to begin as freshmen in 2003, according to recently released rankings from the National Merit Scholarship Corp.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Need motivation to keep those New Year’s resolutions to eat better and get more exercise? A University of Florida study in rats suggests dieters who persevere long enough to lose a few pounds may be rewarded with help from a slimming hormone that’s otherwise stifled by excess fat.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Smokers who have already blown their New Year's resolutions to kick the habit may find hope in a new approach that rewards them with shopping sprees if they shun cigarettes.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As influenza continues to take its toll, a new study by UF researchers shows that nutrition can help seniors better weather the flu season.