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Rat brain study helps UF researchers understand weight loss, gene therapy potential

Published: Dec 10th, 2002

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A hormone that increases energy use and decreases appetite in mammals is helping University of Florida researchers learn how rats’ brains control weight loss and how gene therapy might one day help people stay slim effortlessly.

Study shows women find solo travel liberating rather than dangerous

Published: Mar 11th, 2002

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Women see solo vacations as adventures in freedom and liberation, despite portrayals of those travelers as foolish risk-takers, a new University of Florida study shows.