UF researchers discover leukemia’s hiding places

Published: October 27 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- In patients with leukemia, cancer cells can embed within the walls of blood vessels and hide from chemotherapy, according to a University of Florida study published in the Oct. 8 edition of the journal Leukemia.

UF: Floridians' growing consumer confidence falters just a smidge

Published: October 28 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Consumer sentiment among Floridians dropped a point in October to 82, the first decline in the index since May, according to a monthly University of Florida survey.

UF using sensors to monitor dangerous hits on football field

Published: October 28 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- In football, a tackle can supply 100 G’s of force or more, well above the amount that can cause a concussion and more than 10 times the force of an F-16 jet roll maneuver. Now, University of Florida Health researchers are using the helmets of Gator football players to help measure the force of on-field hits as part of ongoing efforts to better understand and prevent concussions and treat them before they cause lasting damage.

The Gator Engineering Outreach Program for outstanding K-12 students in STEM

Published: October 28 2014

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The Gator Engineering Outreach Program for outstanding K-12 students in STEM

Published: October 28 2014

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Technology pioneered by UF researcher provides improved access for disabled voters

Published: October 29 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A University of Florida researcher’s desire to provide citizens with disabilities the same opportunity to vote as everyone else could serve as the catalyst for revolutionizing voter access nationwide.

UF political science professor available to talk about Florida election

Published: October 29 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A University of Florida political science professor expects Florida voters might be frustrated by the lack of early voting opportunities for the fall election compared with previous elections.

UF receives $1 million to boost skills of Florida's early learning educators

Published: October 30 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The Jim Moran Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant to the University of Florida College of Education to provide access to the latest teaching tools for the state’s 55,000 early learning educators.

UF to offer free vehicle checks for mature drivers

Published: October 30 2014

Mature drivers can get help maximizing comfort and safety in their cars at CarFit, a free national program hosted by the University of Florida’s department of occupational therapy, part of the College of Public Health and Health Professions.

UF news for week of Nov. 3 listed

Published: October 31 2014

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