UF news for week of Nov. 3 listed
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Here are the releases the University of Florida’s media relations office expects to send next week, subject to change:
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
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
TORTOISE LOVE -- University of Florida researchers show that Galapagos tortoises, given the choice of human interaction or playing with toys, choose human interaction.
Friday, Nov. 7
BUDGET 1107 -- advisory for next week’s releases.