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The future of medicine: Insert chip, cure disease?

Published: Jul 24th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Imagine a chip, strategically placed in the brain, that could prevent epileptic seizures or allow someone who has lost a limb to control an artificial arm just by thinking about it.

From UF and IBM, a blueprint for “smart” health care

From UF and IBM, a blueprint for “smart” health care

Published: Jul 24th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Always on, connected, cheap and on sale everywhere.

World’s largest telescope to make first observations Friday

World’s largest telescope to make first observations Friday

Published: Jul 9th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The world’s largest telescope will take its first peek into the heavens this week, ushering the University of Florida into the top ranks of the “big observers,” as one astronomy professor put it.