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Baby Vital Signs

Published: Dec 3rd, 2008

Radar can catch you for speeding and one day it might save your baby if he or she stops breathing. University of Florida engineers have developed a new system that uses radar technology to assess a person’s vital signs from a few feet away.

Small Satellites

Published: Nov 26th, 2008

When you think of a satellite, you probably picture something the size of a school bus. Now University of Florida engineers have developed one you could hold in your hand, weighing about two pounds.

Virtual China

Published: Nov 19th, 2008

If you didn’t make it to Beijing for the Olympics, you could one day experience China here at home. University of Florida engineers have designed a virtual reality system that replicates China, right down to streets and businesses.

Justice Stevens Visit

Published: Nov 18th, 2008

US Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens paid a visit to the UF campus for a special conversation with students and faculty. He discussed issues ranging from how politics […]

Fructose Fix

Published: Nov 12th, 2008

You’ve probably heard the warnings about obesity linked to consuming too much fructose in your diet. Now a University of Florida study shows fructose may actually hard-wire the body for future weight gain.

Puberty Pressure

Published: Nov 5th, 2008

Adolescence can take quite a toll. Now University of Florida researchers have found that when dealing with social pressures girls who go through puberty early face more stress than girls who mature on schedule.

Gender Wages

Published: Oct 29th, 2008

Forget economics; you can blame most of the wage discrepancy between men and women on how they view their roles at home. And while women across the board make less than men, a University of Florida study shows there’s a wage gap among men, too.

Airline Tourism

Published: Oct 22nd, 2008

It turns out that concerns about hurricanes don’t keep people from flying to Florida, but lack of money might. University of Florida researchers studied the factors affecting air travel to the sunshine state. Researcher Jose Cazanova says consumers will brave the heat and the storms if they can afford it.

Scholarship Announcement

Published: Oct 14th, 2008

Coaches Urban Meyer and Billy Donovan joined President Bernie Machen at a news conference to announce a new drive to raise funds for UF’s Florida Opportunity Scholars Program.

Iron Diet

Published: Oct 8th, 2008

As people get older, they worry about anemia and whether they’re getting enough iron in their diets. But a University of Florida study shows that over time iron accumulates inside cells.