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CBS News: Huisheng Xie

Published: Dec 28th, 2005

Huisheng Xie, an animal acupuncture specialist, was featured Dec. 28 on the CBS News program “The Early Show.” See related news release.

Christian Science Monitor: Dennis Jett

Published: Dec 27th, 2005

International Center Dean Dennis Jett was quoted in a Dec. 27 Christian Science Monitor (circ. 71,527) story about an American woman who is serving a 20-year prison sentence in Peru […]

UF study: Florida consumer confidence marks big gains in December

Published: Dec 27th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence rose six points to 90 in December, reflecting optimism about gas prices, the stock market and job growth, and boding well for holiday retailers, University of Florida economists report.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel: Center for Food Distribution

Published: Dec 26th, 2005

UF’s new Center for Food Distribution and Retailing was the subject of a Dec. 26 story in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel (circ. 375,145) . The story was the result of […]

Los Angeles Times: Lincoln Brower

Published: Dec 25th, 2005

Lincoln Brower, a professor emeritus of zoology, was quoted in a Dec. 25 story in the Los Angeles Times (circ. 955,211) about armed guards protecting monarch butterflies’ winter nesting grounds […]

Reuters: Giselle Carnaby-Mann

Published: Dec 23rd, 2005

Dr. Giselle Carnaby-Mann, a research scientist in the department of psychiatry, was quoted in a Dec. 23 Reuters news service story about her study showing that tablets that dissolve on […]

Researchers: Treated wood poses long-term threat

Published: Dec 23rd, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Arsenic from treated lumber used in decks, utility poles and fences will likely leach into the environment for decades to come, possibly threatening groundwater, according to two research papers published online Wednesday.

Good Morning America: Gulf Coast REC

Published: Dec 22nd, 2005

The videoconference marriage of a U.S. Marine stationed in Africa and his bride in Florida made possible in part with videoconference equipment at UF’s Gulf Coast Research and Education Center […]



Published: Dec 22nd, 2005

‘Glow’ exhibit to shine at Florida Museum

Published: Dec 21st, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Vomiting shrimp, vampire squid and cookie cutter sharks don’t sound too friendly, but they are glowing to help us. The study of these natural light-producing creatures can help discover cancer cures, detect toxic bacteria and expose deadly anthrax spores.