GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Using a new method to identify networks of infection-fighting genes, scientists writing in today’s (Aug. 31) online edition of Nature say more than 15 percent of our genes are mobilized to defend against microbial attacks.
August 2005 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Women with breast cancer who undergo lumpectomy could avoid a return trip to the operating room, thanks to a laboratory test that quickly confirms whether surgeons have removed the entire tumor — before their patients head home, University of Florida physicians report.
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The next time you jump in a cool pool to exercise, don’t count on losing five pounds per lap. Swimming in cooler water apparently increases your appetite. For more, here’s Research Report.
Economist David Denslow was quoted in an Aug. 31 South Florida Sun-Sentinel (circ. 375,145) story about an expected rise in the price of construction materials following Hurricane Katrina.
Bob Stroh, director of the University of Florida’s Shimberg Center for Affordable Housing, was quoted in an Aug. 31 Miami Herald (circ. 444,119) story about how rising housing prices are affecting the average person.
Thomas Spreen, chairman of the food and resources economics department, was quoted in an Aug. 31 Associated Press state wire about the financial impact of Hurricane Katrina on Florida agriculture.
GAINESVILLE – Auditions for Gator Growl Talent Night will be held from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 7 the Reitz Student Union Rooms 361-362. Talent Night will be held Sept. 20 at The Venue (formerly Graffiti Beach) in downtown Gainesville.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — New Orleans’ unique personality – and those of its residents — may never be the same in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.