GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has been awarded a $6.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation to lead a coalition of universities and colleges throughout the Southeast as part of a program to increase the number of domestic minority students earning doctorates in science, engineering and mathematics.
March 2005 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence fell three points to 94 in March, reflecting concerns about rising gas prices despite relatively positive news about healthy employment levels in the state, University of Florida economists report.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Research aimed at teaching robots to “see” may soon make it possible to bag speeding motorists, track enemy planes, and automatically safeguard the nation’s borders and resources without any chance of detection.
A University of Florida engineering researcher is developing a method to determine speed and other characteristics of a moving object [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — “Into Africa” rather than “Out of Africa” could well be the better description of how certain mammals originated and spread across the world, according to a University of Florida scientist, who has found the first evidence for origins in North America of a mammal thought to be endemic to Africa.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Superfund sites are infamous for their hazardous, stubborn chemical wastes, but one cleanup solution may be to put the right mix of plants and microbes together in the soil, according to a new University of Florida study.