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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.