Published: Jun 29th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When an airliner goes down in the ocean, divers often work days or weeks in dangerous conditions to find the “black box” that could reveal what went wrong.
Published: May 24th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A statewide ban on outdoor burning and water restrictions in some cities may make the drought seem severe, but conditions would be worse if Florida didn’t reclaim and reuse so much water, a University of Florida professor says.
Published: Apr 3rd, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With prices at the gas pump hovering around $1.60 a gallon, a University of Florida researcher is improving on a new technology that could make cars three or four times more efficient without sacrificing comfort or power.
Published: Mar 17th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at the University of Florida and a North Carolina institute have invented a chip-like device with a surface that turns from transparent to opaque so rapidly it can shield the eye or electronic sensors from potentially blinding lasers.
Published: Feb 23rd, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Residents in search of neighborhood litterbugs may need to look no further than the garbage and recycling trucks that pick up their garbage — as well as their own sloppy handling of household waste, according to a University of Florida study.
Published: Jan 24th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — New research by a University of Florida professor suggests the complex computer models underlying regulations on pollution from cars and other sources in many of the nation’s largest cities may significantly underestimate pollution levels.