GAINESVILLE, Fla. — After remaining steady for three months in a row, Florida’s consumer confidence tumbled four points in December, possibly because of older residents’ anxiety over presidential discussions about overhauling Social Security, University of Florida economists report.
December 2004 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Peanuts are often thought of as high-fat foods, but party goers can feel a little better about reaching for the roasted nuts at holiday gatherings this season.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Anyone who’s tried to tune in a distant radio station knows how multiple signals can overlap and muddle each other.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida received a record $475.2 million in research funding during fiscal year 2003-04, due in part to a $32 million increase in state funding.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Family conflicts can be exacerbated under the stress of the holiday season, particularly on the heels of a divisive presidential election, but a University of Florida expert offers suggestions for setting aside differences and letting love rule during the holidays.
Florida has made progress in its bid to become a more prominent player on the biotechnology scene, but California’s passage last month of an initiative to pump $3 billion into embryonic stem cell research has raised the stakes considerably.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Children with endocrine disorders such as type 1 diabetes or short stature deal with unique challenges in life, not the least of which is an increased risk of being teased, snubbed or even attacked by school classmates, University of Florida researchers report in an article published online today in The Journal of Pediatrics.