Published: Dec 17th, 1996
GAINESVILLE —With species extinction on the rise and biological diversity on the decline, researchers are using satellite imagery in a search for possible new habitats for endangered wildlife.
Published: Oct 28th, 1996
GAINESVILLE —The old saying, “You don’t miss your water until your well runs dry,” soon could ring true in Florida, experts say, unless someone figures out where the state’s future water supplies will come from.
Published: Sep 30th, 1996
GAINESVILLE — As President Clinton pushes for quicker cleanups of urban waste and stricter enforcement against environmental crimes, researchers at the University of Florida are trying to make environmental testing methods simpler and less costly.
Published: Sep 9th, 1996
GAINESVILLE — Staying one step of ahead of industry, a group of engineering students at the University of Florida has developed the world’s fastest milling machine.
Published: Jul 11th, 1996
GAINESVILLE — As residents along the Atlantic Coast keep a wary eye on Hurricane Bertha, experts from around the country are trying to analyze the lessons learned from last year’s destructive storm season — the busiest in more than 60 years.
Published: Jun 28th, 1996
GAINESVILLE — Joining forces with IBM and several other companies, researchers at the University of Florida are attempting to give hundreds of thousands of American manufacturers a leg up on foreign competitors.
Published: Jun 13th, 1996
GAINESVILLE — Developing nations, where drinking the water or even swimming in the ocean can be dangerous, may find a low-cost solution to their environmental woes by using wetlands for wastewater treatment, says a University of Florida scientist who is building such a system in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.
Published: May 24th, 1996
GAINESVILLE — In the wake of the busiest hurricane season in 60 years, it looks like 1996 will be a good year for Florida beaches after Legislators approved a record amount of funding for beach projects.
Published: May 2nd, 1996
GAINESVILLE—Florida has new building standards to keep radon from seeping into homes, but areas that face the greatest threat from the gas likely will not adopt the preventive measures, says a researcher who helped develop them.