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$1 Million Gift Leads To $4 Million AIDS Research Position At UF

Published: Dec 8th, 2004

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A $1 million gift to fund AIDS research in the University of Florida’s department of pathology triggered $3 million more to create a $4 million endowed research "superchair." The gift will count toward UF’s $150 million Faculty Challenge fund-raising initiative.

UF Expert: Reverse Mortgages Can Hurt Elderly, City Economies

Published: Dec 8th, 2004

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The explosive growth of reverse mortgages can backfire for both elderly homeowners and the nation’s cities, says a University of Florida researcher.

Genes reveal new subspecies of tiger

Published: Dec 7th, 2004

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — An international group of researchers has found a new subspecies of tiger — and they did it by delving into DNA rather than plunging into the jungle.

Researcher: priceline could allow repeat bidding, still profit

Published: Dec 6th, 2004

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In an auction, if a bid for an item falls short, a would-be customer can try again by raising the bid.

High protein levels associated with remission and survival in patients with blood-borne cancers

Published: Dec 6th, 2004

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Call it the immune system’s version of urban combat.

Are Christian ethics dead in America?

Are Christian ethics dead in America?

Published: Dec 5th, 2004

The lead article in the most recent issue of the journal Christian Ethics asks, “Can Christian Ethics Be Saved?” If its fate lies in the hands of those conservative Christians who labored so effectively to re-elect President Bush, then the answer is a resounding, “No.”

Employees Bring Bad Moods Home, But They Disappear By Morning

Published: Dec 2nd, 2004

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A good night’s sleep may be the remedy for a bad day at work, suggests a new University of Florida study on the unexplored relationship between job satisfaction and the shifting moods of employees.

UF Survey: Florida Consumer Confidence Unaffected By Elections

Published: Nov 30th, 2004

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence was unaffected by the elections, remaining unchanged in November for the third month in a row, a sign that holiday retail sales are likely to be modest, University of Florida economists report.

UF Study: Body Art Shows Gender Preferences

Published: Nov 30th, 2004

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For college students anxious to rebel against their parents’ fashion sensibilities, getting a tattoo or piercing may be the modern-day equivalent of the 1960s-era fascination with long hair and love beads.

UF study: sexual revolution began with ‘silent generation’ of ‘40s and ‘50s

Published: Nov 29th, 2004

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The sexual revolution did not start in the free-loving 1960s as is commonly thought, a University of Florida researcher says. It began with the “silent generation” of the 1940s and ‘50s, which as its moniker implies, didn’t talk much about sex.