Published: July 29 2015
Troy Bryant and Sean Lyons from the University of Florida meshed music and technology to claim the top overall prize at annual TI Innovation Challenge North America Design Contest. Jordan Street was awarded third place.
Published: July 28 2015
Sanjay Shukla looked out over row upon row of tomato and pepper plants and had an idea: What would happen if he made the compacted soil rows taller and more narrow? Would the plants need less water, fertilizer and fumigation? Would the plants grow as tall? Would the plants produce as many vegetables?
Published: July 1 2015
The next big thing in wearable technology may show up right inside your mouth.
Published: May 27 2015
A group of U.S. military veteran and civilian volunteers with upper limb amputations will soon have the chance to test neural implants designed to offer more intuitive control of their prosthetics, thanks to a research collaboration between the University of Florida and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Published: May 18 2015
A University of Florida engineering professor will travel to Vienna next month to serve as a member of the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation.
Published: April 15 2015
Tomatoes, viruses and voting.
Published: March 27 2015
Anne E. Donnelly, director of the University of Florida’s Center for Undergraduate Research, is among 15 recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring, the White House announced earlier today.
Published: March 17 2015
Forest managers would prefer to use prescribed burns every few years to help prevent costly wildfires and rebuild unhealthy ecosystems, but hurdles like staffing, budget, liability and new development hinder them, a new University of Florida study shows.
Published: January 14 2015
The University of Florida Engineering Leadership Institute (ELI) will host its biennial Gator Engineering Leadership Summit at the Reitz Union January 15. The summit, whose theme is “Powered to Lead,” will feature a lineup of women speakers who have served significant leadership roles in historically male-dominated government, military and STEM-related fields.
Published: December 22 2014
Linda Parker Hudson, the first woman to lead a major aerospace and defense company, has received an honorary doctorate in science from the University of Florida, the highest honor the university can give an individual.
Published: December 5 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Twelve nationally recognized professors are joining the University of Florida faculty, furthering UF’s push toward becoming a top public university.
Published: November 25 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Buck Rogers surely couldn’t have seen this one coming, but at NASA’s request, University of Florida researchers have figured out how to turn human waste -- yes, that kind -- into rocket fuel.
Published: October 29 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A University of Florida researcher’s desire to provide citizens with disabilities the same opportunity to vote as everyone else could serve as the catalyst for revolutionizing voter access nationwide.
Published: August 19 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Ask anyone who has a surgical pin in their body, and they likely will tell you they wish it would just go away.
Published: May 8 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In an effort to become a national leader in making computers more secure and more personalized to individual needs, the University of Florida has recruited a team of computer scientists with specialties in what’s known as human-centered computing.
Published: April 29 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. —Three engineering students whose company developed a portable water purification device that uses ultraviolet light to sterilize water were awarded $25,000 for winning the UF Big Idea Business Plan Competition on Friday.
Published: April 3 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers with the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences took what some would consider garbage and made a remarkable scientific tool, one that could someday help to correct genetic disorders or treat cancer without chemotherapy’s nasty side effects.
Published: January 9 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Bone-crushing tackles may make football fans avert their eyes in horror, but Ghatu Subhash studies collisions, impacts and crashes, both on the field and off.
Published: December 20 2013
GAINESVILLE—Kids and dogs understand the force of air, when they stick their hands and heads out of moving cars only to feel them pushed back. It may be invisible, but air is like a see-through net dragging a vehicle back as it strains to move forward.
Published: December 4 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Kidney failure patients in the not-too-distant future may have a new option that sidesteps the current organ shortage, lengthy wait and potential rejection: Grow your own.