GAINESVILLE — The era of smaller, faster and cheaper computers may soon end because microscopic silicon chips are getting so small that eventually they will contain too few atoms to work, warn two University of Florida researchers.
GAINESVILLE — Hospital rooms, surgery suites, fighter plane cockpits and tanks — high-priced real estate where space is at a premium. They also are perfect places for super-thin color computer monitors that will result from technology being developed at the University of Florida.
GAINESVILLE — A revolutionary new land mine detection system, developed at the University of Florida originally for military use, is ready to be converted for a humanitarian effort to rid the world of leftover land mines lurking in former war areas.
GAINESVILLE — A pizza-box size desktop computer as fast as 9,000 Pentium processors soon will dramatically speed and improve everything from airport luggage checks to mammograms, using a mathematical computer shorthand developed at the University of Florida.
GAINESVILLE — George Jetson, eat your heart out.
A robot lawn mower called LawnNibbler, developed at the University of Florida’s Machine Intelligence Laboratory, can cut your grass intelligently — avoiding dogs, kids, trees and birdbaths — while you’re out on the golf course or taking the kids to soccer practice.
“The LawnNibbler can provide a substitute for [...]
GAINESVILLE — Millions of dollars and years of research created a communications system where Star Trek fans in the United States can instantly trade information with fellow Trekkies in Peru or folk music aficionados in Alaska can update others in Bulgaria.
GAINESVILLE—University of Florida cardiologists are at the forefront of a $30 million study that will use the Internet to determine whether a treatment strategy for high blood pressure and angina increases the risk of heart attack, stroke or death.