Published: May 31st, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians remained at 68 in May, ending three consecutive months of decline, according to a new University of Florida survey.
Published: May 17th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — If you’re an older person living on your own or if an older adult relies on you for help, the next few weeks are a perfect time to spend creating a disaster plan, a University of Florida researcher says.
Published: May 11th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Phosphate poses one of Florida’s ongoing water-quality challenges but a process developed by University of Florida researchers could provide an affordable solution, using partially burned organic matter called biochar to remove the mineral.
Published: May 9th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In Florida’s war against citrus greening, producers face a new threat — the insects they’re fighting are becoming less sensitive to insecticides, according to a new University of Florida study.
Published: May 5th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — While the biotechnology industry has weakened across the U.S., Florida has seen a 21 percent jump in the number of biotech companies since 2008 and a surge in investment, according to the University of Florida.
Published: May 4th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The vertebrate paleontology division at the Florida Museum of Natural History on the University of Florida campus recently received its largest private donation, an estimated 40,000 to 50,000 identifiable specimens.
Published: May 3rd, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — More than 1,300 public school educators are presenting 1,100 problem-shooting research projects this month at University of Florida showcases around the state.
Published: May 2nd, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Want to learn more about penguins and alligators at the Jacksonville Zoo? Thanks to a partnership with the Florida Museum of Natural History, there’s an app for that.