GAINESVILLE, Fla. — To guard against unsafe food reaching consumers in today’s international marketplace, the Food Safety Institute of the Americas is being established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in cooperation with the University of Florida and other participants in 31 nations of the hemisphere.
October 2004 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Americans’ reactions to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks has been reminiscent of the alarm and panic the nation felt after the launch of the Soviets’ Sputnik more than 45 years ago, but a University of Florida researcher says there’s one key difference: Sputnik prompted far more national soul-searching.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence remained unchanged in October, a sign that the economic recovery from the 2001 recession is more sluggish than expected, which could influence voters, University of Florida economists report.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Doctors have said it for years: Maintaining a healthy weight can help you live longer.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — On-the-job exposure to low doses of powerful medications commonly administered to patients intravenously in the operating room may be a factor leading some anesthesiologists to abuse drugs, a theory University of Florida researchers will present Saturday at the 34th annual Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego.
GAINESVILLE — The University of Florida received a record $469.8 million in research funding during fiscal year 2003-04, due in part to a $19.2 million increase in state funding.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Fifty years after James Watson and Francis Crick discovered DNA’s structure, scientists are learning to redesign it, creating new ways to diagnose diseases and unlocking the chemical ancestors of life, a University of Florida chemist writes in a paper to appear in this week’s issue of the journal Science.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida scientist has grown a living "brain" that can fly a simulated plane, giving scientists a novel way to observe how brain cells function as a network.
The most notable aspect of the presidential contest is not Florida’s likely repeat performance as tiebreaker, but rather that Florida continues to shift enough toward the Democrats to be seriously in play.