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With new technique, UF astronomers find potassium in giant planet’s atmosphere

With new technique, UF astronomers find potassium in giant planet’s atmosphere

Published: Aug 31st, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Any driver who’s seen deer silhouetted by the headlights of an oncoming car knows that vital information can be conveyed by the outlines of objects.

Consumer confidence remains stagnant without future economic signals

Published: Aug 31st, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With no clear signs the nation is either on the road to economic recovery or showing signs of entering another recession, Florida’s consumer confidence remained stagnant, inching up only one point to 67 in August, according to a new University of Florida survey.

Laptop theft results in data breach for P.K. Yonge employees, students

Published: Aug 31st, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The personal information of more than 8,300 current and former students and employees of P.K. Yonge Development Research School was on a laptop computer stolen last month. […]

Dr. John added to University of Florida Performing Arts

Published: Aug 30th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The legendary Dr. John will perform at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12. Tickets for the event go on sale at […]

One Less Car Challenge is back for third year at UF

Published: Aug 30th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida faculty, staff, and students will show their commitment to alternative transportation during the third annual One Less Car Challenge this fall. The challenge continues […]

New device packs power to analyze genes, proteins at patients’ bedside

New device packs power to analyze genes, proteins at patients’ bedside

Published: Aug 30th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have helped to develop a device that quickly identifies genes and proteins in body fluids — a technique that could make a vital difference to the trauma patients doctors treat.

Associated Press: Karen Bjorndal

Published: Aug 30th, 2010

Zoology professor Karen Bjorndal was quoted in an Aug. 5 Associated Press story about whether the Gulf of Mexico could completely recover from the BP oil spill.

St. Petersburg Times: Bruce Goldberger

Published: Aug 30th, 2010

Toxicologist Bruce Goldberger was quoted in an Aug. 5 St. Petersburg Times story about the popularity of the caffeinated malt liquor called Four Loko.

NPR: Clive Wynne

Published: Aug 30th, 2010

Animal psychologist Clive Wynne was quoted in an Aug. 13 National Public Radio story about research into whether animals practice fairness and other humane traits.

New York Daily News: Paul Doering

Published: Aug 30th, 2010

Paul Doering, a professor in the department of pharmacotherapy and translational research, was quoted in an Aug. 18 New York Daily News story about a recent report that found West […]