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Research Report: Prosthetic Ears

Published: Sep 26th, 2007

From a world of silence to a new outlook on life. That’s the journey of a Florida boy who recently became one of the youngest ever to receive a set of artificial ears. 5-year-old Jorden Flowers of Jacksonville was born without ears or auditory nerves. Medical artists at the University of Florida College of Dentistry fashioned artificial ears for him.

Update: Weekly

Published: Sep 24th, 2007

This is University Update Weekly, your source for University of Florida news and events for the week of September 24th.

Research Report: Robot Car

Published: Sep 19th, 2007

You won’t have to worry about this car’s driver being distracted by a cell phone or a song on the radio. It doesn’t have a driver. The Navigator, as named by the University of Florida engineers who built it, pilots itself.

Machen Comments on Student Arrest

Published: Sep 18th, 2007

UF President Bernie Machen met the media Tuesday to answer questions about the incident Monday where a student was arrested at a speech by U.S. Senator John Kerry.

Update: Weekly

Published: Sep 17th, 2007

This is University Update Weekly, your source for University of Florida news and events for the week of September 17th.

Research Report: Inland Rainfall

Published: Sep 12th, 2007

The coastline gets the attention when a hurricane’s headed for land, but University of Florida researchers are learning how to better predict where hurricanes will dump the most rain days and hundreds of miles after they come on shore.

Update: Weekly

Published: Sep 10th, 2007

This is University Update Weekly, your source for University of Florida news and events for the week of September 10th.

Research Report: Rich Self-Esteem

Published: Sep 5th, 2007

High self-esteem really pays off, in cold hard cash. A University of Florida study finds that people with high self-esteem as teenagers and young adults draw higher salaries in middle age than those who start out less confident.