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UF Researchers Develop Computer Program To Accurately Stage Prostate Cancer

Published: Sep 26th, 1997

GAINESVILLE—University of Florida researchers have developed a novel computer program, a silicon soothsayer that predicts the likelihood prostate cancer has spread.

Faster, Cheaper Computer Revolution May End Soon, Say UF Researchers

Published: Sep 23rd, 1997

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.

Super-Thin Computer Screens Near Reality For Use In Tight Spaces

Published: Sep 10th, 1997

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.

New Land Mine Detectors May Help Fulfill Princess Diana’s Dream

Published: Sep 3rd, 1997

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.

PAL-2 Computer Promises Dramatic Improvements In Image Processing

Published: Aug 15th, 1997

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.

Robot Lawn Mower At UF Designed To Change Suburban Landscape

Published: Aug 6th, 1997

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 […]

Online Technology Redefines “Community,” Says UF Researcher

Published: Jul 18th, 1997

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.

University Of Florida To Require All Students To Have Computer Access

Published: Jun 4th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — Beginning in summer 1998, all incoming University of Florida students will have to add computer savvy to their list of requirements for graduation.

Hand-Held Computers Speed UF’s Home Nursing Visits

Published: May 8th, 1997

GAINESVILLE—The University of Florida is one of five universities selected to test new software that can shorten the time nurses spend documenting patients’ health conditions.

UF Physicians Launch Cyberspace-Aided Study To Examine Safety Of Controversial Heart Drug

Published: Mar 31st, 1997

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.