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UF Researcher: "Reversible" Computers More Energy Efficient, Faster

Published: October 31 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As the U.S. Congress continues work on a federal energy bill, a group of University of Florida researchers is to working to implement a radical idea for making computers more energy efficient — as well as smaller and faster.

Rise In Consumer Confidence Suggests Improved Holiday Sales

Published: October 28 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians rose four points this month, suggesting the holiday shopping season will be better for retailers than previous measures indicated, University of Florida economists say.

Strong Nonagricultural Demand Boosts Florida Farmland Values

Published: October 20 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The value of agricultural land in all regions of the state increased during the past year, ending the double-digit drop in prices for orange and grapefruit groves in two previous years, according to a new University of Florida survey.

Florida universities, Scripps Florida: A powerful research team

Published: October 17 2003

Last week’s announcement that The Scripps Research Institute plans to establish a major research center in the state is exciting news not only for the state, but also for its universities.

Workplace Rewards Tall People With Money, Respect, UF Study Shows

Published: October 16 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Short people may be short-changed when it comes to salary, status and respect, according to a University of Florida study that found tall people earn considerably more money throughout their lives.

UF's natural history museum to study catfish with $4.7 million NSF grant

Published: October 15 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The National Science Foundation has awarded the Florida Museum of Natural History at the University of Florida and four other institutions $4.7 million to discover and describe all catfish species worldwide.

UF study: hospital mergers not necessarily more costly for patients

Published: October 9 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Big corporate mergers can be the healthy choice for patients’ wallets, according to a new University of Florida study, which found that hospital consolidations often lead to lower prices.

A new president, a new chance to work for a common goal

Published: October 8 2003

Today’s expected selection of a new University of Florida president offers a rare opportunity for UF faculty and administration to heal a historically tense, often divided relationship. By working together, both groups have the opportunity to create a new culture at UF, one that considers and endeavors to meet the needs of everyone on campus in a climate of mutual trust and respect.

New guidelines published to help doctors identify and treat potentially deadly genetic disorder

Published: October 2 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The first-ever comprehensive guidelines to help physicians accurately diagnose and treat an inherited protein deficiency associated with deadly lung disease were released today.

UF Study: Shopper Thriftiness Outweighs Consumer Satisfaction

Published: October 2 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Coupon clippers, you rule: The chance to save a buck outweighs store satisfaction among penny-pinching shoppers, a new University of Florida study has found.

New research uncovers how the voice gives away a person's age

Published: October 1 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Everyone knows wrinkles and gray hair are visible signs of age. But indicators of age in a person’s voice are harder to pin down: For every seeming giveaway such as low volume, it's easy to think of an exception.

New research uncovers how the voice gives away a person’s age

Published: October 1 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Everyone knows wrinkles and gray hair are visible signs of age. But indicators of age in a person’s voice are harder to pin down: For every seeming giveaway such as low volume, it’s easy to think of an exception.