Published: Jul 11th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers working on at least two separate projects helped gauge Hurricane Dennis’ fury Saturday and Sunday.
Published: Jun 28th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — New Florida homes withstood last year’s four hurricanes better than their older counterparts — thanks in large measure to continued improvements in the state’s hurricane building code, say University of Florida engineers.
Published: Jun 27th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Whether mapping genes, probing elemental particles or monitoring global warming, more and more scientists rely on massive data vaults located at universities and institutions around the world.
Published: Jun 22nd, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers have built a world-record high frequency chip using a common type of semiconductor, an advance that could lead to inexpensive systems for detecting hidden weapons, and chemical and biological agents.
Published: Jun 6th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida-built robot car was selected today to vie for a spot in a $2 million race across the desert.
Published: May 18th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Friends can help friends block spam — or at least their computers can.
Published: May 16th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The cameras and MP3 players are fun, but the next wave of add-ons for cell phones and laptops may help users keep track of their health.
Published: Apr 28th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A miniaturized heart pump designed by a team of University of Florida engineering students could become a life-saving alternative for patients waiting in long lines for scarce donor hearts.
Published: Mar 28th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Research aimed at teaching robots to “see” may soon make it possible to bag speeding motorists, track enemy planes, and automatically safeguard the nation’s borders and resources […]
Published: Mar 23rd, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Superfund sites are infamous for their hazardous, stubborn chemical wastes, but one cleanup solution may be to put the right mix of plants and microbes together in the soil, according to a new University of Florida study.