Published: Oct 28th, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — “Driver’s Ed” for kids could be another name for a statewide program administered by the University of Florida that is designed to reduce the number and severity of injuries and deaths to children from bicycle and traffic crashes.
Published: Oct 27th, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence remained flat at 72 in October, a level more in line with economists’ expectations than the initial increase that was recorded last month, according to a new University of Florida survey.
Published: Oct 22nd, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Sugar Belle — a bold mandarin orange hybrid that ripens in time for the winter holiday market — will be the first University of Florida-created citrus variety intended for commercial production.
Published: Oct 21st, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — UF Tech Connect, a part of the University of Florida Office of Technology Licensing, has received an award from a national organization for its role in the creation of high-tech companies, jobs and private investments in Florida.
Published: Oct 15th, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — New technology that dramatically improves the effectiveness of hearing aids stands to help millions of Americans suffering from hearing loss, says a University of Florida professor whose research helped to develop the product.
Published: Oct 14th, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The oyster lover’s axiom of edibility — that this shellfish is safest to eat in any month with an “r” in it — may soon become somewhat of a culinary anachronism, thanks to a new food-safety test developed with help from the University of Florida.
Published: Oct 7th, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Caribbean spiny lobster is one of Florida’s top commercial seafood species, with an annual $27 million harvest — but a recently discovered virus is killing the crustaceans and threatening the industry.