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.
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.
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.
Published: Nov 7th, 2007
University of Florida engineers have developed a new anti-reflective coating and they have insects to thank for it.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.