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Small islands given short shrift in assembling archaeological record

Small islands given short shrift in assembling archaeological record

Published: Oct 30th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Small islands dwarf large ones in archaeological importance, says a University of Florida researcher, who found that people who settled the Caribbean before Christopher Columbus preferred more minute pieces of land because they relied heavily on the sea.

UF doctoral student uses high-tech method to solve Greece’s tough mosquito problem

Published: Oct 27th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida doctoral student from Greece is helping her country control its massive mosquito problem by using a high-tech, environmentally friendly system that uses a helicopter to spray tiny amounts of insecticide into precision-targeted areas.

Caribbean hotels go green in great numbers, UF study finds

Published: Oct 9th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hotels in the Caribbean are going green.

UF entomologists warn Floridians new roaches may be on the way

UF entomologists warn Floridians new roaches may be on the way

Published: Oct 8th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As if Floridians aren’t bugged enough by roaches, a growing interest among reptile enthusiasts to farm the insects as lizard food could result in several new cockroach varieties invading the state, University of Florida entomologists warn.