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UF To Spend $3 Million To Ready Every Classroom For The Millennium

Published: Dec 30th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — A new computer requirement implemented last summer at the University of Florida requires students to use computers in their classes and encourages faculty to use computers, multimedia and the Internet as part of their instruction.

TVs, Computer Monitors Contain High Lead Levels, Study Finds

Published: Dec 3rd, 1998

GAINESVILLE — A University of Florida study has determined cathode ray tubes inside television sets and computer monitors contain enough lead to be considered hazardous waste, a finding that may spur officials in Florida and elsewhere to forbid or restrict the current practice of dumping televisions and monitors in landfills.

U.S. Should Strive For Hypersonic Flight Technology, UF Professor Says

Published: Nov 13th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Whether or not it provides information about aging and space travel, John Glenn’s triumphant return to space seems to indicate continued U.S. superiority in space.

Communication Scientist, Engineer Craft Voice Diagnosis Tool

Published: Nov 6th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — It’s a kind of CAT scan for professional singers’ voices.

Engineering students the newest faces at hospital

Published: Oct 30th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Biomedical engineering student Patricia Kwong spends a few hours each week following a neurologist and epilepsy specialist on rounds at Shands hospital, and she’s learning a lot about epilepsy and how doctors monitor and treat patients.

UF-Designed Plant container Slashes Water Consumption

Published: Oct 23rd, 1998

GAINESVILLE — A University of Florida-designed plant container that traps and recycles water could help commercial nurseries solve a vexing problem: how to give plants enough water without exceeding limits on water consumption.

Research To Broaden Knowledge About Cattle Ranching At Crucial Time

Published: Oct 8th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — How to make cattle ranching more environmentally friendly without driving ranchers out of business is the subject of a major University of Florida study getting under way this month.

UF Engineers’ Lab-Altered Silicon Could Speed Computers Dramatically

Published: Oct 2nd, 1998

GAINESVILLE — When scientists and engineers began using silicon to make semiconductor devices more than 40 years ago, it was the first step in what would turn out to be one of the most powerful inventions of the 20th century: the computer chip.

A Dollar Figure For Inconvenience

Published: Sep 21st, 1998

GAINESVILLE — You’re late to work after being stuck in traffic around a bridge repair.

University Of Florida Center To Head Up New, Experimental Landfill

Published: Aug 26th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — No one wants to live near a landfill.