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MRI Noise

Published: Apr 30th, 2008

University of Florida engineering students have come up with a way that could make MRI exams less stressful and less noisy.

Research Report: MRI Noise

Published: Apr 30th, 2008

University of Florida engineering students have come up with a way that could make MRI exams less stressful and less noisy.

Miami Herald: Chris McCarty

Published: Apr 30th, 2008

Chris McCarty, director of the Survey Research Center, was quoted in an April 30 Miami Herald story about the impact of another drop in consumer confidence among Floridians. The story […]

Orlando Sentinel: Stephen Mulkey

Published: Apr 30th, 2008

Botany professor Stephen Mulkey was quoted in an April 30 Orlando Sentinel story about how Florida farmers and foresters are likely to profit from the effort to reduce global warming.

‘Destruct’ triggers may be jammed in tumor cells, UF geneticists say

Published: Apr 30th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Tumor cells living in the cross hairs of radiation or chemotherapy may be able to escape death because their self-destruct mechanisms are jammed, say University of Florida scientists writing in a recent issue of Developmental Cell.

Rock star to play supporting role at astronomy commencement event

Published: Apr 30th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Stars are standard fare in astronomy departments, but this one is sure to win special attention. Brian May, lead guitarist for the rock group Queen, is flying […]

New Scientist: Clive Wynne

Published: Apr 29th, 2008

Psychology professor Clive Wynne was quoted in an April 29 New Scientist article about whether dogs can differentiate the barks of other dogs.

UF professor emerita to present gallery talk at Harn

Published: Apr 29th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida Professor emerita and featured artist Evon Streetman will present a gallery talk in the exhibition “Highlights from the Photography Collection: University of Florida’s Photographic […]

Maternal respect stronger among African-American and Latina girls

Published: Apr 29th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Young African-American and Latina girls treat their mothers with greater deference than do whites but their mothers take it harder when tempers flare, according to a new University of Florida study.

Florida consumer confidence in April sinks to new 16-year record low

Published: Apr 29th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Falling housing prices, tighter credit and rising gas and food costs caused Florida’s consumer confidence to drop four points to 66 in April and surpass its previous […]