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X-Rays: How Big A Risk To Kids? UF Researchers Seek Answers

Published: Mar 18th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — A team of University of Florida researchers is trying to come up with definitive predictions of the risks to children from different types of X-ray exams, an area that often leaves worried parents with unanswered questions.

Electronic Nose Knows When Seafood Is Safe

Published: Mar 17th, 1998

GAINESVILLE—To combat the rise in food-borne illnesses, University of Florida scientists are the first in the nation to begin testing highly accurate electronic noses that sniff out fishy seafood before it gets to the consumer.

Computer Model May Give Farmers The Edge On The Next El Niño

Published: Mar 13th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Drowned potato plants, rows of buckled corn stalks, ruined cabbage fields: El Niño’s torrential rains and powerful storms have hurt Florida vegetable farmers this year.