GAINESVILLE, Fla. — These days the stork barely begins to circle and parents already know whether to stock up on pink or blue. Now a growing number of researchers are pondering whether gene therapy to prevent an array of devastating disorders detectable before birth might someday also be part of the prenatal package.
June 2004 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians in June regained some of its losses from the previous month, driven by a nationwide job market recovery, fewer unemployment claims and a revival in retail sales, University of Florida economists report.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — One of the world’s most damaging tomato diseases may have met its match, now that University of Florida researchers have found a way to give plants resistance to tomato yellow leaf curl virus.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A mysterious disease that causes the body's immune system to turn against itself also sends a warning signal to alert doctors of the onset of its worst symptoms, University of Florida physicians have found.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It may be no surprise to avid football fans that teams coming from warm climates have a tough time winning in the cold, but new research shows investors might want borrow a page from the same playbook.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — There are elaborate hieroglyphs, burial objects and other clues.
This year’s marked decline in international graduate student applications, largely attributed to the difficulty of obtaining student visas in the wake of Sept. 11, is ironic. If history is any guide, the foreign students we’re losing as a result of the war on terrorism may be the very ones we need to help us win it.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — There's more than one way to slim a cat – at least that's the hope of University of Florida obesity researchers, who believe pets and even people may someday benefit from gene therapy research aimed at breaking through the biochemical bottleneck that makes many middle-aged mammals gain weight.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — People may be in a hurry to save, but they're slow to take up the offer, a new UF study on mail-in rebates suggests.