Published: Dec 13th, 1999
GAINESVILLE — Think of it as the Jetsons meet the Boy Scouts.
Published: Sep 23rd, 1999
GAINESVILLE — With hurricane season in full swing, University of Florida researchers are in the midst of building training centers around the state to showcase the latest materials and techniques in hurricane-resistant housing and encourage their use in construction.
Published: Sep 22nd, 1999
GAINESVILLE — A University of Florida aerospace engineering team is a step closer to reaching the ambitious goals of a military research program aimed at developing tiny, affordable airplanes for use in battlefield surveillance and other military situations.
Published: Sep 20th, 1999
GAINESVILLE — University of Florida aerospace engineering students learning about flight are no longer restricted to textbooks and lectures.
Published: Aug 31st, 1999
GAINESVILLE — With a population of around 3,000 living only in the Florida Everglades, the Cape Sable seaside sparrow is one of the nation’s most endangered birds.
Published: Aug 18th, 1999
GAINESVILLE — Like Superman squeezing a lump of coal in his mighty fist, scientists and engineers from the University of Florida and Russia are speeding up Mother Nature’s handiwork through creating gem-quality diamonds with man-made heat and pressure.
Published: Aug 11th, 1999
GAINESVILLE — As a member of a University of Florida design team at work on a project for a major phosphate mining company, Kungun Mathur spends at least 10 hours each week on calculations, technical drawings and meetings with company officials.
Published: Aug 3rd, 1999
GAINESVILLE — People who suffer from asthma won’t have to breathe into inhalers repeatedly throughout the day — or worry about harmful side effects of asthma drugs — if a University of Florida-developed coating proves as successful in humans as it has in rats.
Published: Jul 21st, 1999
GAINESVILLE — University of Florida engineers are pioneering an inexpensive method for making a new breed of exceptionally thin and cheap solar cells expected to make solar power a more widespread source of electricity in the new millennium.
Published: Jul 14th, 1999
GAINESVILLE — Swimming has entered the digital age.