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Cordless Charger

Published: Dec 12th, 2007

Get ready to cut those cords, the ones connecting your laptop or cellphone to an outlet for charging. University of Florida engineers have developed a wireless charging station that can charge all your devices at once with no cords.

Florida Population

Published: Nov 21st, 2007

Population growth in Florida slowed down quite a bit in the past year, but University of Florida experts say a healthy job market and retiring baby boomers will eventually come to the rescue.

Illegal Immigrants

Published: Nov 14th, 2007

Restrictions meant to rid the United States of illegal immigrants may be backfiring by encouraging them to stay in the country. That’s the finding of a new University of Florida study, which shows many illegals now have a heightened fear of deportation.

Reduced Reflection

Published: Nov 7th, 2007

University of Florida engineers have developed a new anti-reflective coating and they have insects to thank for it.

No Freebies

Published: Oct 31st, 2007

There really is no such thing as a “free lunch.” Now University of Florida research shows companies offering free food, flights, and other goodies often won’t stay in business long enough to hand out those gifts.

New Alternative Fuel

Published: Oct 24th, 2007

Move over corn, a new crop is cornering the alternative fuel market and University of Florida researchers say this plant could be a solution for the high cost of diesel fuel.

Crocodile Tears

Published: Oct 17th, 2007

Many think of shedding “crocodile tears” as a way to get sympathy or attention. Now a University of Florida study shows that alligators and crocodiles actually do cry while they eat.

Trustworthiness

Published: Oct 3rd, 2007

Whether choosing a mate or someone to work closely with, trust really matters. Now, University of Florida research finds of all major character traits, people value trustworthiness the most in others.

Prosthetic Ears

Published: Sep 26th, 2007

From a world of silence to a new outlook on life. That’s the journey of a Florida boy who recently became one of the youngest ever to receive a set of artificial ears. 5-year-old Jorden Flowers of Jacksonville was born without ears or auditory nerves. Medical artists at the University of Florida College of Dentistry fashioned artificial ears for him.

Robot Car

Published: Sep 19th, 2007

You won’t have to worry about this car’s driver being distracted by a cell phone or a song on the radio. It doesn’t have a driver. The Navigator, as named by the University of Florida engineers who built it, pilots itself.