GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Just in time for what federal authorities warn could be an extremely severe flu season, University of Florida research has revealed a fundamental mechanism behind zinc’s immune-boosting power—it ramps up one of the body’s primary lines of defense, white blood cells known as T-cells.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida faculty continue to excel at securing research funding, even in a weak economy. Last year, nearly 2,000 faculty received $574 million in research awards, a 2.2 percent increase over the previous fiscal year.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Rising housing prices, stock market gains and the lack of any new setbacks in the national economy boosted Florida’s consumer confidence three points to 70 this month, according to a new University of Florida survey.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has joined with the 11 other Southeastern Conference institutions in launching the SEC Academic Network, a Web site designed to promote academic and research endeavors of SEC universities that is being established by the SEC in partnership with ESPN and the member universities.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s economic slump has pulled down the state’s population, which declined for the first time since military personnel left the state after the end of World War II, according to the latest preliminary population estimates from the University of Florida.