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Four UF students join others to produce newspaper for homeless

Published: Aug 31st, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Four students from the University of Florida will join others from all over the United States to spend their Labor Day weekend putting together a newspaper to […]

UF medicinal chemists modify sea bacteria byproduct for use as potential cancer drug

UF medicinal chemists modify sea bacteria byproduct for use as potential cancer drug

Published: Aug 31st, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have modified a toxic chemical produced by tiny marine microbes and successfully deployed it against laboratory models of colon cancer.

Manufacturing method paves way for commercially viable quantum dot-based LEDs

Published: Aug 31st, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers may help resolve the public debate over America’s future light source of choice: Edison’s incandescent bulb or the more energy efficient compact fluorescent lamp.

Stories of Sept. 11 victims to be read aloud at Reitz Student Union

Published: Aug 31st, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The lives of more than 2,000 victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will be remembered during a series of readings aloud on the University of Florida campus, starting Friday.

Better Lights

Published: Aug 31st, 2011

University of Florida researchers are flipping the switch on a bright idea that might outshine both incandescent bulbs and fluorescent light bulbs.

Mosquito threat emerges as season peaks, UF researchers report

Published: Aug 30th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Mosquitoes aren’t just a nuisance, they’re also an economic and health concern, say University of Florida researchers.

Dip in Florida consumer confidence points toward recession

Published: Aug 30th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians decreased to a near-record low in August, according to a new University of Florida survey. This month’s mark of 62 is only three […]

UF researchers use acoustic tools to detect underground insects that attack grapes

Published: Aug 29th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers are finding new ways to thwart crop-devouring pests — by being good listeners.

Gator Growl to feature The Soup’s host Joel McHale

Gator Growl to feature The Soup’s host Joel McHale

Published: Aug 29th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Joel McHale, star of “The Soup” on the E! network and the sitcom “Community” on NBC, will be the featured comic for this year’s Gator Growl.

Fourth annual “One Less Car Day” returns on Oct. 26

Published: Aug 29th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida faculty, staff, and students can register online for the fourth annual One Less Car Day starting Wednesday.