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Rx for health: Engineers design pill that signals it has been swallowed

Rx for health: Engineers design pill that signals it has been swallowed

Published: Mar 31st, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Call them tattletale pills.

Engineers: Weak laser can ignite nanoparticles, with exciting possibilities

Published: Mar 18th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida engineering researchers have found they can ignite certain nanoparticles using a low-power laser, a development they say opens the door to a wave of new technologies in health care, computing and automotive design.

UF researcher maps how age, gender can affect risk to radiation exposure

UF researcher maps how age, gender can affect risk to radiation exposure

Published: Mar 16th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Doctors have a clearer picture than ever before of how much radiation reaches sensitive tissues during routine X-rays and similar imaging, thanks to sophisticated models of the human body being developed at the University of Florida.