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Researchers work across fields to uncover information about hadrosaur teeth

Published: Oct 11th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — An unusual collaboration between researchers in two disparate fields resulted in a new discovery about the teeth of 65-million-year-old dinosaurs.

Department of Energy awards UF $800,000 to improve nuclear power safety

Published: Jun 5th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The nuclear engineering program in the University of Florida’ s department of materials science and engineering was recently awarded an $800,000 research grant by the U.S. Department of Energy.

University of Florida physicists set new record for graphene solar cell efficiency

Published: May 24th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Doping may be a no-no for athletes, but researchers in the University of Florida’s physics department say it was key in getting unprecedented power conversion efficiency from a new graphene solar cell created in their lab.

UF researchers look for ways to make an emerging technology safe for environment

Published: Mar 21st, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The percentage of electronic waste occupying our landfills has grown at an alarming rate over the last decade, giving rise to concerns about the toxicity of components used in consumer electronics.