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Of maggots and murder – UF researcher says sleuths need new way to estimate time of death

Of maggots and murder – UF researcher says sleuths need new way to estimate time of death

Published: Jul 26th, 2007

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.

The Times, London: Height study

Published: Jul 26th, 2007

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 […]

MSNBC: Richard Hollinger

Published: Jul 25th, 2007

Criminology Professor Richard Hollinger was quoted in a July 25 MSNBC.com story about Wal-Mart’s effort to reduce shoplifting.

Times-Picayune: Bruce Goldberger

Published: Jul 25th, 2007

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 […]

United Press International: Justin Sanchez

Published: Jul 25th, 2007

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 […]

USA Today: George Burgess

Published: Jul 25th, 2007

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.

Time.com: Alexander Wagenaar

Published: Jul 25th, 2007

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 […]

UF staffer named state’s bluegrass mandolin champion

Published: Jul 25th, 2007

Fla. — It came to him in a dream.

The future of medicine: Insert chip, cure disease?

Published: Jul 24th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Imagine a chip, strategically placed in the brain, that could prevent epileptic seizures or allow someone who has lost a limb to control an artificial arm just by thinking about it.

New York Times: Jacobo Konigsberg

Published: Jul 24th, 2007

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 […]