Published: Dec 31st, 1996
GAINESVILLE — Leave it to astronomers to take something as simple as school spirit and build it up to global proportions.
Published: Dec 12th, 1996
GAINESVILLE —A University of Florida anthropologist is part of an international research team whose new findings could change the way human evolution theory is taught in some classrooms.
Published: Nov 13th, 1996
GAINESVILLE — Cooler temperatures that mark the terrestrial migration of human snowbirds to the Sunshine State also encourage the ocean’s most dangerous predator to make its voyage here, says a University of Florida researcher.
Published: Nov 7th, 1996
GAINESVILLE — A 10,000-year-old underwater time capsule is giving University of Florida scientists new clues about the first people to survive the tumultuous transition from the Ice Age to today’s modern climate.
Published: Oct 31st, 1996
GAINESVILLE — Understanding why an ancient oyster became as large as a dinner plate may help answer the evolutionary riddle of how generations of dinosaurs and other animals grew.
Published: Sep 20th, 1996
GAINESVILLE—University of Florida energy specialist Roy Johannesen works with a group of dedicated solar scientists, investigating ways to harvest the sun’s energy.
Published: Aug 21st, 1996
GAINESVILLE—University of Florida researchers are making steady progress in solving one of nature’s most challenging genetic puzzles: finding the intricate bits of DNA that make some people susceptible to developing insulin-dependent diabetes.
Published: Aug 15th, 1996
GAINESVILLE — Humans have erased eons of evolution on remote Pacific islands, says a University of Florida researcher who follows in Charles Darwin’s footsteps on an upcoming television special.
Published: Jun 21st, 1996
GAINESVILLE —Ocean cooling in another part of the world may help explain sudden storms that flood Florida rivers and streams during summer, says a University of Florida researcher.
Published: Jun 6th, 1996
NEW ORLEANS — The combination of two environmental chemicals commonly found in insecticides and pesticides produces a response 1,000 times more powerful than each individual chemical, possibly causing harmful effects to the endocrine system, according to scientists at the Tulane-Xavier Center for Bioenvironmental Research (CBR) in New Orleans.