UF news for week of Nov. 3 listed

Published: October 31 2014

Category:General

Monday, Nov. 3

BIOCHAR - A University of Florida professor has developed a quick, cheap and easy way to filter from water one of the world’s most common pollutants: arsenic. Arsenic is one of the most common environmental pollutants, finding its way into drinking water supplies through natural or manmade sources and affecting millions of people.

 

EVENTS 1103 – events for upcoming weeks of possible media interest.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 4

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ADDED (EMBARGOED): NOROVIRUS

 

Wednesday, Nov. 5

MOSQUITO BITES -- Mosquitoes bite male birds nearly twice as often as they bite females, a finding that may help scientists understand how to stem some viruses from spreading to humans, new University of Florida research shows.

 

Thursday, Nov. 6

HELD: TORTOISE LOVE -- University of Florida researchers show that Galapagos tortoises, given the choice of human interaction or playing with toys, choose human interaction.

ADDED: FUCHS CONFIRMED ADVISORY

 

Friday, Nov. 7

BUDGET & EVENTS WILL NOW BE SENT ON MONDAYS: BUDGET 1107 -- advisory for next week’s releases.

Category:General

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