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“Aesthetic computing” turns algebra into art; teachers intrigued

Published: Sep 28th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — High school algebra teacher Bunny McHenry has her share of students who would rather be doing something else.

UF receives $2.5 million grant to further worldwide research efforts

Published: Jul 26th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has been awarded $2.5 million for its role in the Data Intensive Science University Network, a multi-university computer grid that will provide support for advanced research activities worldwide.

UF, Nine Other Universities Complete Ultrahigh-Speed Data Network

Published: Jun 27th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Whether mapping genes, probing elemental particles or monitoring global warming, more and more scientists rely on massive data vaults located at universities and institutions around the world.

UF’s Record-Setting New Chip Has Potential For Bioterrorism Detection

Published: Jun 22nd, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers have built a world-record high frequency chip using a common type of semiconductor, an advance that could lead to inexpensive systems for detecting hidden weapons, and chemical and biological agents.

With a little help from your friends: a new way to block spam

Published: May 18th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Friends can help friends block spam — or at least their computers can.

Curious about your vital signs? One day soon, check your laptop

Published: May 16th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The cameras and MP3 players are fun, but the next wave of add-ons for cell phones and laptops may help users keep track of their health.

Engineers develop undetectable means of measuring speed, motion

Published: Mar 28th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Research aimed at teaching robots to “see” may soon make it possible to bag speeding motorists, track enemy planes, and automatically safeguard the nation’s borders and resources […]

UF’s virtual reality “patient” teaches bedside manners to medical students

Published: Mar 2nd, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — ”Tell me where it hurts” is the classic opening to many a doctor’s examination, and University of Florida researchers have given it a digital twist. The scientists have created a virtual reality “patient” that can help medical students master the subtle art of the patient-doctor interview.