Published: Jun 28th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Blackbeard and Ben Franklin deserve equal billing for founding democracy in the United States and New World, a new University of Florida study finds.
Published: May 18th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Despite the view that Zionists dominate U.S. policy toward Israel, American Jews vary markedly in their support for the Middle Eastern nation depending on age, religious practices and ethnic pride, a new University of Florida study finds.
Published: Jan 25th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — People with strong views on abortion and other controversial issues tend to exaggerate differences of opinion they have with their opponents, a new University of Florida study finds.
Published: Jan 11th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — School tuition vouchers are likely to survive in other states, despite the Florida Supreme Court’s decision last week to strike down the program for students attending failing schools, said a University of Florida economist.
Published: Sep 15th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Cuba’s growing appetite for U.S. food exports is good news for American agricultural producers, but an end to the current embargo on imports from the island nation could mean both challenges and opportunities for Florida agriculture, says a University of Florida expert.
Published: Sep 13th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Nazi murderers of the mentally handicapped were treated much more leniently in postwar German courts than their counterparts who killed Jews during the Holocaust, a University of Florida study finds.
Published: Jun 23rd, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Portraying the gay rights conflict as a sharply divided battle between homosexuals and social conservatives ignores the ambivalent feelings held by the vast majority of people in the middle, a new University of Florida study finds.
Published: Jun 22nd, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers have built a world-record high frequency chip using a common type of semiconductor, an advance that could lead to inexpensive systems for detecting hidden weapons, and chemical and biological agents.
Published: Mar 29th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Payday loan companies — which make high-cost loans to cash-strapped people – target military members and their families, according to a study co-authored by a University of Florida law professor.
Published: Aug 31st, 2004
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Democratic and Republican parties that bitterly fought over the 2000 presidential election outcome in Florida are gearing up for a similar confrontation again in November, says a University of Florida researcher and the author of a new book on the subject.