Published: Dec 23rd, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Arsenic from treated lumber used in decks, utility poles and fences will likely leach into the environment for decades to come, possibly threatening groundwater, according to two research papers published online Wednesday.
Published: Nov 24th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — At the heart of the promises of nanotechnology – the emerging science of making molecular machines – are carbon nanotubes. These are tiny cylinders with remarkable properties that could improve products ranging from house paint to microchips.
Published: Nov 22nd, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As airline travel peaks for the Thanksgiving holiday, a newly completed wind tunnel at the University of Florida may help reduce the noise of commercial airplanes as they fly over homes and neighborhoods.
Published: Oct 10th, 2005
PRIMM, Nev. — A University of Florida-built robot car drove at least 23 miles in a $2 million race across the desert Saturday before turning off a road and stopping for unknown reasons.
Published: Sep 28th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — High school algebra teacher Bunny McHenry has her share of students who would rather be doing something else.
Published: Sep 19th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Broken sewers, flooded industrial plants and dead bodies are all likely to blame for poisoning the waters being drained from New Orleans. But the water – and […]
Published: Sep 15th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Stucco, a cement-based product used to coat buildings, may have been wrongly blamed for causing at least some of the leaks that struck thousands of Central Florida homes during the 2004 hurricane season, says a University of Florida expert investigating stucco’s water resistance.
Published: Sep 9th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida team that created a fully robotic car leaves Sunday for California, where it will vie for a spot to compete in a race with similar cars for a $2 million prize.
Published: Aug 29th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — On the heels of the rescue of a Russian mini-submarine by a remotely operated sub, University of Florida students are leading their compatriots in the design of the next generation of robotic underwater vehicles.
Published: Aug 23rd, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The military’s next generation of airborne drones won’t be just small and silent – they’ll also dive between buildings, zoom under overpasses and land on apartment balconies.