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Super Bowl could be hazardous to some fans’ health

Published: Jan 31st, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s fourth and long with 10 seconds on the clock. The anxiety builds. Epinephrine floods the bloodstream. Blood vessels constrict as the ball is snapped, causing a spike in blood pressure.

Researchers probe health and safety impacts of nanotechnology

Published: Jan 30th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida engineering student Maria Palazuelos is working on nanotechnology, but she’s not seeking a better sunscreen, tougher golf club or other product — the focus of many engineers in the field.

Researchers: Microwave oven can sterilize sponges, scrub pads

Researchers: Microwave oven can sterilize sponges, scrub pads

Published: Jan 22nd, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Microwave ovens may be good for more than just zapping the leftovers; they may also help protect your family.

Addicted to phones? Cell phone use becoming a major problem for some, expert says

Published: Jan 18th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — “Turn off your cell phones and pagers.”

UF to research stem cell treatments for heart disease

Published: Jan 16th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers will play a key role in a new national network designed to study stem cell treatments in patients with cardiovascular disease.