Neil E. Rowland, a professor of psychology, was quoted in a Dec. 19 U.S. News & World Report story about the reasons why the elderly lose their internal signals for when to drink.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida engineering researcher is helping to pave the way for tiny implanted medical devices that could one day administer medicine to ill patients, help disabled people use artificial limbs or perform other therapeutic tasks within the body.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — John W. Wright II has been named dean of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, Provost Janie Fouke announced today.
Wright has been interim dean of the college since July 2006, when he succeeded Terry Hynes. Wright previously was the college’s executive associate dean since 1999 and associate dean for [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Earth literally turned over a new leaf 15 million years ago when an earlier version of global warming changed large parts of the planet from lush forests to open grasslands, a new study by scientists at the University of Florida and other institutions shows.
Chris McCarty, survey director for the University of Florida’s Survey Research Center, was quoted in a Dec. 17 Chicago Tribune story about how Florida’s economic slump could greatly influence the nation’s economic future and the presidential race.
Ornithologist David Steadman was quoted in a Dec. 17 National Geographic story about the discovery of an underwater cave in the Bahamas filled with fossils, including those of tortoises and crocodiles from a time before humans. The story was the result of a news release.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Home buyers appreciate the benefits of “green” communities, but residents don’t necessarily lead more eco-friendly lives than their neighbors in traditional homes, according to two University of Florida studies conducted in the fast-growing state.
This week the governors of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia will discuss the allocation of the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee and Flint Rivers (ACF) among the three states.
Political science professor Dan Smith was quoted in a Dec. 14 Miami Herald story about the successful petition drive to add a question on the fall 2008 ballot that seeks to amend the state Constitution to ban same-sex marriage.