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Engineers: Wireless crib monitor keeps tabs on baby’s breathing

Engineers: Wireless crib monitor keeps tabs on baby’s breathing

Published: Dec 2nd, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Radar — the technology that tracks enemy bombers and hurricanes — is now being employed to detect another danger: when babies stop breathing.

‘Second China’ offers foreign service workers first impression

‘Second China’ offers foreign service workers first impression

Published: Oct 29th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Diplomats or military envoys making their first trip to China may soon have a chance to visit a Chinese office building, stop in at a traditional teahouse or hop a cab — all before they board a plane.

UF author: Technology jeopardizes individual privacy

UF author: Technology jeopardizes individual privacy

Published: Oct 7th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Technology has intruded into every aspect of modern life, from how people die to how they conduct their public and private business. Although the benefits of technology are obvious, the risks can be huge.

UF institute connects countries in global discussion of King’s legacy

Published: Apr 2nd, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — On the 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, the technology he lamented had overshadowed the human spirit was used to power four interactive global webcasts that transcend race, class, nation and religion.

Engineering students: Airbrush not just for artists

Engineering students: Airbrush not just for artists

Published: Feb 14th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The airbrush, that tool behind tattoos and T-shirts, may have an unexpected future — in technology.

Engineers announce record-setting high-frequency circuit

Published: Feb 6th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Engineering researchers from the University of Florida and Texas Instruments have crafted the world’s highest-frequency circuit made with a common type of semiconductor transistor, a step that could slash the price of detectors useful in earlier cancer detection and quicker pollution spotting.