Kenneth Krysko, senior herpetologist at the Florida Museum of Natural History, was quoted in a Sept. 20 Miami Herald story about the discovery of the African rock python in the Everglades.
September 2009 Archive
Fletcher Baldwin, a professor emeritus and constitutional law scholar, was quoted in a Sept. 18 St. Petersburg Times story about an effort to amend Florida’s Constitution to block any federal health care reform in Florida.
William Hauswirth, an ophthalmic molecular geneticist, was quoted in a Sept. 17 London Sunday Times story about his work to cure two monkeys of color blindness. The story was among many in numerous news media and was the result of a Health Science Center news release.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Belief that a national economic recovery is under way boosted Florida’s consumer confidence three points to 74 in September, according to a new University of Florida survey.
“I think Florida consumers are buying into the argument that the worst of the recession is over and we have avoided a complete meltdown,” said Chris [...]
Behind some of the most recognizable professional mascots’ plush suits and painted mesh, there lies a Gator.
You likely would never guess that under his big yellow antlers and giant-size Rochester Americans hockey jersey, The Moose actually bleeds orange and blue. Or you may not think the man behind Sir Purr of the Carolina Panthers [...]
They represent new beginnings, and strong, long-lasting foundations — especially relevant as we establish new homes for important components of UF and Shands HealthCare. Soon we will open three major buildings: the Shands Cancer Hospital at UF, the Biomedical Sciences Building and the Emerging Pathogens Institute. More than just bricks and mortar, the facilities [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — This summer, University of Florida astronomers inaugurated the world’s largest optical telescope on a nearly 8,000-foot mountaintop 3,480 miles away.
But it was a far more modest observatory, located just above sea level in rural Levy County and just down the road from the UF campus, that proved key to a new discovery [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The pieces are falling into place to design and simulate new devices and structures at the nanometer scale, a capability that could lead to faster computer chips, better biological implants and more powerful and efficient jet engines, among other advances.
So suggest University of Florida materials science and engineering professors Simon Phillpot and [...]