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UF scientists program blood stem cells to become vision cells

UF scientists program blood stem cells to become vision cells

Published: Jul 30th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers were able to program bone marrow stem cells to repair damaged retinas in mice, suggesting a potential treatment for one of the most common causes of vision loss in older people.

Rude Work

Published: Jul 29th, 2009

Witnessing rude behavior at work may do more than offend, it can negatively affect how you think and act.

Rude work behavior hurts job performance of observers as well as victims

Published: Jul 29th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A destructive form of secondhand rudeness has been discovered by a University of Florida study, which concludes that employees who are not the intended targets of abusive workplace remarks still suffer from their effects.

Multimedia: Rude work behavior hurts job performance of observers as well as victims

Multimedia: Rude work behavior hurts job performance of observers as well as victims

Published: Jul 29th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A destructive form of secondhand rudeness has been discovered by a University of Florida study, which concludes that employees who are not the intended targets of abusive […]

July Consumer Confidence

Published: Jul 28th, 2009

Florida consumers aren’t brimming with much confidence as we hit the middle of summer.

Florida’s consumer confidence dips as bleak employment picture persists

Published: Jul 28th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The state’s double-digit unemployment rate is likely to blame for a two-point drop in Florida’s consumer confidence in July to 67, despite good news about housing prices and the stock market, a new University of Florida survey finds.

Artistic Committee of Étant donnés awards $15,000 grant to Harn Museum of Art

Published: Jul 28th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Artistic Committee of Étant donnés, the French-American Fund for Contemporary Art, a program of the French American Cultural Exchange, awarded a $15,000 grant to the Harn […]

UF team finds ‘alligator tree’ bacteria might improve cellulosic ethanol production

Published: Jul 27th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Most would identify the tree by its often troublesome, spiky “gumballs,” but what many call the sweetgum tree also goes by another name, thanks to its distinctive, […]

UF nurtures local and statewide economies

UF nurtures local and statewide economies

Published: Jul 24th, 2009

Dear Members of The Gator Nation: I am pleased to have the opportunity to share significant news about the University of Florida’s expanding role in nurturing the local and statewide […]

UF officials help inaugurate world’s largest telescope

UF officials help inaugurate world’s largest telescope

Published: Jul 24th, 2009

LA PALMA, Canary Islands — Telescopes are tools for observation. But on Friday, one was the star. More than 500 astronomers, government officials and journalists from three continents — including […]