Published: Dec 16th, 2004
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Desalination is often touted as one solution to the world’s water woes, but current desalination plants tend to hog energy.
Published: Nov 23rd, 2004
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For thirsty consumers tired of choking down water with an earthy or musty flavor, the solution may lie within the water itself, a team of University of Florida researchers has found. The team has identified a type of bacterium that can quickly and inexpensively remove a foul-tasting, foul-smelling compound. Their findings appear in the current issue of the journal Water Research.
Published: Oct 7th, 2004
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A team of University of Florida researchers has invented a way to rapidly detect traces of TNT or other hidden explosives simply by shining a light on any potentially contaminated object, from a speck of dust in the air to the surface of a suitcase.
Published: Aug 27th, 2004
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A team of University of Florida researchers has made transparent and electrically conductive carbon nanotube films using a process highly suitable for industrial production, an advance that suggests new, large-scale applications for the extremely tiny cylinders, and possibly new products such as bendable video screens.
Published: Apr 28th, 2004
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Infantry soldiers suspicious that a truck or box may contain explosives or chemical weapons may soon be able to find out for sure by shooting the target […]
Published: Feb 20th, 2004
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It looks like a cross between a Hummer and a tank.