BRADENTON—The pumpkin pie of Thanksgiving future may come out of Don Maynard’s research laboratory.
GAINESVILLE — New research from the University of Florida shows less than one-third of those who know about the state’s new Truth youth anti-smoking campaign think it will cause youth smoking to decline. The university hopes its research results will help the state combat youth smoking more effectively.
GAINESVILLE — A dramatic rebound on Wall Street and satisfaction with the November elections led to a pronounced turnaround in consumer confidence among Floridians this month, bucking the normal year-end pattern and raising optimism of a good holiday shopping season for retailers, University of Florida economists say.
GAINESVILLE — To make money this holiday season, retailers should be more lenient in accepting returned merchandise from the growing number of long-distance customers who buy from catalogs or the Internet, a new University of Florida study suggests.
GAINESVILLE A dramatic shift in the demographics of Florida’s private forest landowners indicates the traditional farmer may be giving way to the more white-collar, absentee landowner, according to a recent University of Florida survey.
GAINESVILLE — A child skips one school day after another. The teacher and principal blame the parents for not disciplining the youngster, while mom and dad fault the school for not giving the child the benefit of the doubt.
GAINESVILLE — As Florida manatees lumber into warmer waters this month for their winter respite, they’re admired for their unique appearance and lovable charm. But it’s that very singularity that University of Florida scientists say could be leading the gentle sea cows down the path to extinction.