Published: Mar 29th, 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For the first time, University of Florida researchers have developed plant-based technology that could reduce America’s dependence on foreign oil and may also help treat cancer.
Published: Mar 27th, 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians fell two points in March to 74, repeating a trend seen last year, according to a monthly University of Florida survey.
Published: Mar 22nd, 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The bacterium responsible for citrus greening causes infected trees to give off a scent that rings the dinner bell for the disease-carrying insect, University of Florida researchers say.
Published: Mar 21st, 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The percentage of electronic waste occupying our landfills has grown at an alarming rate over the last decade, giving rise to concerns about the toxicity of components used in consumer electronics.
Published: Mar 19th, 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers are working to speed up their ability to create new tangerine varieties by pinpointing the compounds that make them taste and smell the way they do.
Published: Mar 14th, 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Think of it as a Rosetta Stone for tree huggers and policy wonks.
Published: Mar 6th, 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida homeowners can now test different water-saving lawn irrigation systems by using a free web application recently released by the University of Florida.
Published: Mar 1st, 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — More than 32 million Americans harbor potentially toxic proteins that can attack body tissues and lead to autoimmune diseases such as lupus and scleroderma, according to a new University of Florida study. This is the first accurate estimate of the frequency of the proteins, called autoantibodies, the researchers say. The findings appear online and in an upcoming print edition of the journal Arthritis and Rheumatism.