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Manufacturing method paves way for commercially viable quantum dot-based LEDs

Published: Aug 31st, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers may help resolve the public debate over America’s future light source of choice: Edison’s incandescent bulb or the more energy efficient compact fluorescent lamp.

UF launches UF Mobile Web, allowing access via handheld device

Published: Aug 18th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida officially launched its mobile Web application today, giving students, faculty and staff the ability to access to a host of online features anytime and anywhere using a mobile device.

UF nature trail project enables smartphone users to hear insect sounds

UF nature trail project enables smartphone users to hear insect sounds

Published: Aug 18th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Visitors to University of Florida nature trails can now hear an ancient form of communication — insect songs — using one of the latest communication technologies.

UF, Gainesville join nationwide effort to land ultra-high-speed broadband

Published: Jul 27th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A group of 29 leading U.S. research institutions and their local communities, including the University of Florida and the city of Gainesville, announced today that they have formed Gig.U: the University Community Next Generation Innovation Project, an effort designed to bring ultra-high-speed connectivity to their campuses and communities.

Public presentations set Monday for Innovation Square, neighborhood

Published: Jun 17th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Area residents and business people will get two chances on Monday to have a look at the newest plans for Innovation Square, the 24/7 research environment being developed on Southwest Second Avenue.

UF: Florida biotech industry outpaces nation

Published: May 5th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — While the biotechnology industry has weakened across the U.S., Florida has seen a 21 percent jump in the number of biotech companies since 2008 and a surge in investment, according to the University of Florida.

New pixel technology could pave way for next generation of consumer electronics

Published: Apr 28th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The technology that makes your smart phone’s display screen fast, bright and lightweight could be coming to your television or laptop, thanks to a new type of light emitting transistor created by University of Florida researchers.

Plans announced for two new buildings at Innovation Square

Published: Apr 19th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Planning is under way for the two newest buildings at Innovation Square, the 24/7 live/work/play research environment being developed along Southwest Second Avenue between the University of Florida campus and downtown Gainesville, UF President Bernie Machen announced today.

UF leads world in reconfigurable supercomputing

UF leads world in reconfigurable supercomputing

Published: Feb 15th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers say their supercomputer, named Novo-G, is the world’s fastest reconfigurable supercomputer and is able to perform some important science applications faster than the Chinese supercomputer touted as the world’s most powerful.