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UF Study Suggests Life On Earth Sprang From Borax Minerals

Published: Jan 8th, 2004

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at the University of Florida say they have shown that minerals were key to some of the initial processes that formed life on Earth.

UF Excavation Finds Clues Of Cultural Blending In Seminole Indian Life

Published: Jan 7th, 2004

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The remnants of an Indian village destroyed by war almost two centuries ago reveal the Seminoles were actually blending into the American melting pot before they were driven to the swamps of South Florida, say UF researchers.

Astronomers: Star May Be Biggest, Brightest Yet Observed

Published: Jan 5th, 2004

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida-led team of astronomers may have discovered the brightest star yet observed in the universe, a fiery behemoth that could be as much as much as seven times brighter than the current record holder.