GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Blow fly maggots are one of the best tools forensic entomologists have for estimating when a person died—but a University of Florida researcher says current methods should be revised to account for a phenomenon that can skew results.
July 2007 Archive
A study of the impact of height on income done by management Professor Timothy Judge was cited in a July 26 London Times. The story was related to a news release.
Criminology Professor Richard Hollinger was quoted in a July 25 MSNBC.com story about Wal-Mart’s effort to reduce shoplifting.
Toxicologist Bruce Goldberger was quoted in a July 25 Times-Picayune story about the use of human tissue to analyze the bodies of people who died at a hospital after Hurricane Katrina pounded New Orleans.
Justin Sanchez, director of the Neuroprosthetics Research Group, was quoted in a July 25 United Press International story about the possible use of computer chips in brains that could control parts of the body. The study was the result of a news release.
UF shark expert George Burgess was quoted in a July 25 USA Today story about events on the Discovery Channel to mark the 20th anniversary of Shark Week.
Epidemiology Professor Alexander Wagenaar was quoted in a July 25 Time.com story about a University of Florida study that finds suspending a drunken driver’s license immediately saves at least 800 lives a year.
Fla. — It came to him in a dream.
Jacobo Konigsberg, a UF professor of physics, was quoted in a July 24 New York Times story about the race among physicists to understand a legendary particle that is known colloquially as the Higgs boson and sometimes called the “God particle.” The release was related to a News Bureau tip sheet.