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Rude work behavior hurts job performance of observers as well as victims

Published: Jul 29th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A destructive form of secondhand rudeness has been discovered by a University of Florida study, which concludes that employees who are not the intended targets of abusive workplace remarks still suffer from their effects.

Florida’s consumer confidence dips as bleak employment picture persists

Published: Jul 28th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The state’s double-digit unemployment rate is likely to blame for a two-point drop in Florida’s consumer confidence in July to 67, despite good news about housing prices and the stock market, a new University of Florida survey finds.

UF researchers receive $643,000 federal grant to study wood-quality gene for fuel production

UF researchers receive $643,000 federal grant to study wood-quality gene for fuel production

Published: Jul 23rd, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A newly discovered gene may be the key to producing fuel ethanol more efficiently from trees, and the University of Florida researchers who identified it have received […]

UF gets nearly $26 million to speed scientific discoveries to patient care

Published: Jul 14th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida will receive nearly $26 million over five years to speed the transformation of scientific discoveries into medical advances for patients. In winning the […]

UF researchers turn up the heat on bedbugs with new low-tech treatment method

Published: Jul 7th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Bedbug infestations are notoriously hard to eliminate, but University of Florida researchers have developed a low-cost, low-tech method to kill the bloodsucking insects in furniture and bedding, using heat.