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At UF, Wireless Coverage Brings Internet Outdoors

Published: Dec 26th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Civil engineering students can tap it as part of their training in outdoor surveying. Veterinary students could use it to search through disease databases as they examine animals in the field.

Tapping A Virtual Goldmine

Published: Dec 13th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Here’s a nice thought in these economic doldrums: The computer sitting idle at home while you’re at work could instead earn you some spare cash.

No Need For Lengthy Boot-Ups With ‘M-Ram’ Chips

Published: Nov 1st, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida-led research team has created one of the first practical magnetic semiconductors made with materials commonly used in high-speed electronics, a notable advance in a hot new field known as “spintronics.”

NSF announces plan for universities to create global data grid

Published: Sep 25th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Scientists at 40 universities and research institutions on four continents will get access to more computing power than currently available at the world’s top research centers under an ambitious initiative led by the University of Florida.

For bird watchers, UF launches internet bird monitoring program

Published: Jul 11th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Binoculars, a notebook, a pen – no self-respecting bird watcher would be without them. Now birding enthusiasts can add another tool to their bag: the Internet.

‘Child-friendly’ educational software to help diabetic children

Published: Jun 4th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Children learning to cope with diabetes may soon get some assistance from a parrot, a magician and a genie.