Published: September 30 1997
GAINESVILLE — Florida’s consumer confidence continued its uphill trend in September, fueling a rebound in retail sales and expectations of a prosperous holiday season for retailers, University of Florida economists report.
Published: September 26 1997
GAINESVILLE—University of Florida researchers have developed a novel computer program, a silicon soothsayer that predicts the likelihood prostate cancer has spread.
Published: September 25 1997
GAINESVILLE — This year’s list of Florida’s 100 fastest growing businesses is dominated by companies marketing computers and software, as well as human resource organizations including temporary employment firms, a University of Florida study has found.
Published: September 24 1997
GAINESVILLE—In a state where citrus reigns supreme, most residents view bananas as just something to slice up and toss on top of their Cheerios.
Published: September 23 1997
GAINESVILLE — The era of smaller, faster and cheaper computers may soon end because microscopic silicon chips are getting so small that eventually they will contain too few atoms to work, warn two University of Florida researchers.
Published: September 19 1997
GAINESVILLE — The Sunshine State is the sunset state for many of the 75,000 elderly people whose needs are left unserved in government subsidized housing, says a University of Florida researcher.
Published: September 18 1997
LIVE OAK—At 14, Kelli Neal might seem young for a chicken farmer.
Published: September 11 1997
GAINESVILLE–A University of Florida researcher says you can pick out a lemon at any age — at least if you smell it.
Published: September 10 1997
GAINESVILLE — Hospital rooms, surgery suites, fighter plane cockpits and tanks — high-priced real estate where space is at a premium. They also are perfect places for super-thin color computer monitors that will result from technology being developed at the University of Florida.
Published: September 9 1997
GAINESVILLE Home builders and real estate agents in rapidly growing Florida are learning that being green-minded can put more green in the bottom line under a new program developed at the University of Florida.
Published: September 8 1997
GAINESVILLE — Racial categories have no scientific validity, despite their political importance, says a University of Florida anthropologist whose group is asking that census takers ax such references altogether.
Published: September 3 1997
GAINESVILLE — A revolutionary new land mine detection system, developed at the University of Florida originally for military use, is ready to be converted for a humanitarian effort to rid the world of leftover land mines lurking in former war areas.
Published: September 2 1997
GAINESVILLE—Petunias are pooped and roses are ragged, geraniums are goners and daffodils are dead. The dog days of summer are here, and flowers everywhere are wilting and withering in the Florida heat.
Published: September 22 1997
GAINESVILLE—James M. Davidson, University of Florida vice president for agriculture and natural resources, has announced plans to retire on Jan. 31. Davidson is the administrative head of UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS).
Published: September 17 1997
GAINESVILLE —The University of Florida officially unveils its $500 million capital campaign this weekend with a series of events and the announcement that fund-raisers are already halfway to their goal.