Published: Dec 29th, 1997
GAINESVILLE—The people in University of Florida conservationist Will Sheftall’s class have one thing in common: They want to be good neighbors.
Published: Dec 12th, 1997
GAINESVILLE—Before you enlist the help of mistletoe to land some smooches this holiday season, there’s something University of Florida horticulturist Robert Black wants you to know.
Published: Dec 2nd, 1997
VERO BEACH—Dov Borovsky wants to put mosquitoes on a diet.
Published: Nov 20th, 1997
GAINESVILLE — Researchers at the University of Florida and University of California, Irvine, have designed a fusion reactor that will produce electricity twice as efficiently as a traditional coal-burning power plant and, unlike nuclear power plants, will involve no radioactive fuels or byproducts.
Published: Nov 18th, 1997
GAINESVILLE — A computerized forecasting model designed to predict more accurately the financial impact of El Niño weather patterns could save millions of dollars in energy costs in affected countries, including the United States, says a University of Florida professor who helped create the model.
Published: Nov 14th, 1997
GAINESVILLE — A group of University of Florida students is helping the Department of Defense see if such seemingly unlikely things as landscaping and street design can help protect a military installation in the midst of a tourist mecca from a terrorist bomb blast.
Published: Nov 12th, 1997
VERO BEACH—There was a time when people came to Florida to see botanical wonders rather than those made by man.
Published: Nov 6th, 1997
GAINESVILLE — Roofing shingles, gypsum board and concrete blocks could join newsprint, milk jugs and aluminum cans in the recycling bin and may help the construction industry save money in the process, say researchers at the University of Florida.
Published: Oct 29th, 1997
GAINESVILLE— Florida homeowners may be haunted by more than the usual ghouls and goblins this time of year as ghost ants show up in kitchens in search of a sweet treat.
Published: Oct 20th, 1997
GAINESVILLE—A University of Florida professor and the state veterinarian say large African tortoise ticks found on imported reptiles in Florida could carry and spread heartwater, an exotic disease that kills livestock and wildlife.