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Chewing the fat: Calorie perception of hard and soft food differs
People perceive foods that are hard to have fewer calories than soft equivalents, according to new research published in the Journal of Consumer Research .
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Revolutionary War tunnel preserved, explored in Ninety Six
Historians and firefighters are working to preserve a siege tunnel that dates back to the Revolutionary War in the South Carolina town of Ninety Six.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
UI Named Mentoring Center for Minority Graduate Students
The University of Iowa has been awarded a three-year, $1.2 million grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to establish one of only five University Centers of Exemplary Mentoring in the nation.
Crunchy or Smooth? Food's Texture May Sway Perception of Calories
Creamy butter or ice cream versus a crunchy granola bar: A new study suggests that the texture of foods influences people's dieting choices.
Retirement ahead, Ostrenko says time is right for new MOSI leader
With the Museum of Science and Industry on the cusp of implementing a long-range plan, President and CEO Wit Ostrenko says the time is right for a change in leadership.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Florida Orchestra to geek out with rePlay: A Symphony of Heroes video game show
Back in the 1980s, the notion of an orchestra playing music from video games would have been laughable.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Nelson believes another cemetery will be found at Dozier
Anthropologists from the University of South Florida examine gravesites at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna on Sunday.
Creative Loafing Tampa
Divestment petition gathers over 10,000 signatures at USF
USF's Students for Justice in Palestine has gathered more than 10,000 signatures on a petition that calls for the USF Foundation to withdraw its investments in certain management funds and re-invest in more "ethical" corporations.
Chew on this: How does food texture impact its perceived calorie content?
Food is an intimately personal thing; we savor some tastes and despise others. But how does the way we chew and eat our food impact our overall consumption? According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research , people perceive foods that are either hard or have a rough texture to have fewer calories.
WINK-TV Fort Myers
Researchers, Sen. Nelson, to meet on reform school
Researchers from the University of South Florida will meet with U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson to discuss the excavation of the graveyard at a former reform school on the Panhandle.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
USFSM, Asolo Conservatory establish partnership
The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee doesn't have a theater department, but it now has a reputable theater faculty.
FSU graduate assistants rally to 'spear the fees'
Bob Ellis is close to earning a doctorate degree in biology at Florida State University.
The Miami Herald
Florida Polytechnic selects first president
The school announced Monday that its presidential search committee has selected Randy K. Avent, who currently serves as associate vice chancellor of research development at North Carolina State.
Experts to use high tech science to preserve mine at 96 National Historic Site
This is made possible through a collaborative partnership between the National Park Service, the University of South Florida- Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies and South Carolina ETV.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Community colleges think big; too big, say some universities
In a high-ceilinged classroom, bright sun poking through the blinds and reflecting off the whiteboard, eight students lug heavy textbooks to their desks and prepare for this afternoon’s lesson: It’s an unusually small group for a bachelor’s degree-level course in biology.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Tampa plant festival entices green thumbs
The 25th annual Spring Plant Festival at the University of South Florida Botanical Gardens on Sunday in Tampa featured more than 70 vendors including local plant clubs and societies, as well as commercial growers from throughout the state, selling plants and plant-related items.
The Montgomery Advertiser
AUM event today honors civil rights historian
At 4 p.m. today, noted civil rights scholars will gather to present "Dixie Redux: A Symposium in Honor of Sheldon Hackney" at Auburn Montgomery's Taylor Center, room 230.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Diploma Programme offers 'mini-college experience'
Sebring High School's International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme is "outstanding," continues to grow in impact and offers a "mini-college experience," according to comments Thursday at the annual IB Benefit Banquet.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
St. Petersburg Times
Foundation Fighting Blindness dinner tests the senses
Dining in the Dark, a fundraising dinner to benefit the Foundation Fighting Blindness, will take place beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort, 501 Fifth Ave. NE.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Bucs, Coca-Cola Help Cycle Out Autism
Nine employees formed the Buccaneers Cycling Team last weekend and rode in the Cycling Out Autism event, helping Pewter Partner Coca-Cola raise awareness of the issue and funds for affected families Last weekend, a group of Tampa Bay Buccaneers representatives enjoyed a day in the park, a brisk bike ride and, most of all, an opportunity to add ... (more)